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Evzones to Visit South Australia for ‘Oxi Day’

Recognizing the Australian support of the Greek and other Allied forces in the Battle of Greece and the Battle of Crete in 1941, members of the Hellenic Presidential Guard (Evzones) will visit Adelaide next month to commemorate Oxi Day...

EU Calls on Turkey to Protect Ethnic Rights of Greek Minority

Turkey should protect the human rights and property rights of its Greek minority, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore said at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Gilmore was speaking on the...

The National Hellenic Museum Raised Over $1 Million at Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) raised over one million dollars last weekend at its 2022 Gala in support of its mission to share Greek history, art, culture, and the Greek- American story. NHM Chairman John P. Calamos, Sr. and Gala...

Greek-Canadian UFC Fighter Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou Dies at 34

Theodorou Elias, a former Greek-Canadian Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter commonly known as ‘The Spartan,’ passed away at his home in Toronto, Canada on Sunday. The 34-year-old UFC fighter’s peaceful repose was confirmed through his official social media accounts “after...

Greeks in Canada Mark the Smyrna Catastrophe with Podcast Series

To commemorate the anniversary of the Smyrna Catastrophe exactly a hundred years ago, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) has produced its latest historical podcast series Exodus: The Stories of 1922. In the days, weeks, and months that followed the Great...

Jews, Armenians, and Greeks Commemorate Genocide of Christians by Turkey

The Jewish, Armenian, and Greek Communities of Western Pennsylvania are holding a historic first meeting to commemorate the genocide of Christians in Anatolia, the Pontus, and Asia Minor in general. This is the first time ever that the three communities...

The Greek Paradox: Why Do First Generation Greek-Australians Live Longer?

Scottish-Australian physician Norman Swan has made a complex discovery recently. Swan found that Greek-Australians, despite subscribing to potentially life-threatening practices and diets, have the second highest life expectancy behind the Japanese. Swan dubbed this situation "the Greek Paradox" in his...

National Hellenic Museum Gala a Great Success

The much-anticipated gala to mark the grand reopening of the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago was a great success on Saturday.

The Greek-American Victims of 9/11

Today marks 20 years since the terrorist attacks in New York City that took place on 9/11. All of the fallen heroes are being remembered.

National Hellenic Museum Adds Two Exhibitions to Its Grand Reopening

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood announced it has added two more exhibitions to mark its grand reopening this September. These exhibitions join the previously announced world premiere photography exhibition Resilience by Prince Nikolaos. In Gather Together: Chicago...

Art of George Petrides Inspired by Greek History at the Maliotis Center

An exhibition by Greek-American sculptor George Petrides opens on September 12th at the Maliotis Cultural Center, Brookline, MA. The exhibition titled Hellenic Heads: George Petrides features larger-than-life-size sculptures inspired by six key periods in Greek history. Marking the centennial of the...

The Astonishing Story of the First Female Greek Immigrant to Australia

Ekaterini Plessou-Crummer, the first female Greek immigrant to Australia in the mid-1800s, has an incredible personal story that is filled with encounters with historical figures of the Greek War of Independence. Plessou was born in a small village in Thesprotia...

Why Greeks, Armenians Rally Against Trump’s Ally Dr. Oz

Greek and Armenian organizations in the US have joined forces to prevent Dr. Mehmet Oz, an ally of former President Donald Trump, from winning a Senate seat in Pennsylvania. The #StopOz campaign was launched by the Armenian National Committee of...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Reopens on September 16th

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago reopens on September 16th after shutting down during the COVID-19 pandemic, returning with a featured photo exhibit after an annual Gala celebrating the museum’s comeback. The NHM, dedicated to sharing Greek history, art,...

Star-Studded Heritage Weekend to Honor Michael Chiklis

The National Hellenic Society and the National Hellenic Museum are organizing Heritage Weekend, where Emmy & Golden Globe Winning Best Actor Michael Chiklis will be honored, from October 6, 2022 to October 9, 2022. Heritage Weekend will take place at...