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Greek Flag Proudly Raised in New York Prior to Annual Parade

On Friday, two days before the annual Greek parade in New York celebrating Greek Independence, the ceremony of raising the Greek flag at Bowling Green, Manhattan, took place as part of the official events. The ceremony's highlight was the presence...

Delphi Economic Forum Delves Into the Role of Greek Diaspora

A roundtable discussion dedicated to the Greek diaspora was held on Wednesday at the 9th Economic Forum of Delphi, which takes place in Delphi from April 10-13. The discussion on how the diaspora, counting more than 7 million people worldwide,...

Wreath Ceremony of the Boston Marathon Highlights Ties With Greece

The 128th Boston Marathon which will be run on Monday, April 15 has a special significance for Greeks in America. Begun in 1897, the event was inspired by the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Athens...

Proud Greek Christina Kitsos Set to Become Mayor of Geneva

Christina Kitsos, born to Greek parents in Geneva, Switzerland, is set to become the new mayor of the Swiss city. Kitsos, who will assume office in June, has already made significant strides in politics, starting her journey at the age...

Greek Americans Celebrate Independence Day in Boston, Chicago Parades

Thousands of Greek Americans and philhellenes celebrated National Independence Day in Boston and Chicago by attending the annual parades on Sunday. The parade in Boston commemorating Greece’s march to freedom which began on March 25th, 1821 began at 1 o’clock just...

Leaders of Greek Origin Who Governed Other Countries

People of Greek origin are found everywhere, either in life or in pages of history books. Greek Civilization is the foundation of Western Culture and the names of prominent Greeks still shine through the ages

Montreal Celebrates Greek Independence Day With Huge Parade

Thousands of Greek Canadians gathered at Montreal's Park-Extension on Sunday to celebrate Greek Independence Day with their annual parade. The prime minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took part in the celebrations. A mix of...

George Karlaftis Is the Grand Master of the Greek New York Parade

George Karlaftis, who just won his second Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs, will be the Grand Master of the New York Parade to honor Greek independence, organizers announced on Thursday. The 2024 Greek Independence Parade Weekend will consist...

Diaspora Greeks File Lawsuit Against Government Over Email Leaks

Dozens of Greeks of the diaspora have filed lawsuits against the Greek government demanding compensation after the leaks of the email accounts that have rocked the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Vassilis Sotiropoulos, a lawyer representing expats who filed a...

Bridge Renamed in Memory of Greek-American Officer Pavlos Pallas

Greek-American police officer Pavlos Pallas who died from 9/11-related cancer will forever be remembered in Queens. Last week, the 94th Street/Grand Central overpass to LaGuardia Airport was named after him. His courageous work responding to the World Trade Center attack resulted...

Leadership 100 Concludes 33rd Annual Conference in Naples, Florida

The 33rd Annual Leadership 100 Conference, which took place February 29-March 3, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples in Naples, Florida, concluded with the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America. The conference, which saw a record attendance of...