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Volodymyr Zelensky Is Time’s Person of the Year for 2022

President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has been announced as Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2022. According to Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights nonprofit organization, Zelensky has emerged as a beacon of hope and...

Camel Beauty Contest Among Qatar’s World Cup Attractions

Among various attractions staged in Qatar as the World Cup goes on is the truly unique camel pageant contest. The pageant contestants included a camel named Nazaa'a that displayed not only dazzling beauty but also poise and grace during Friday’s...

Color of the Year 2023 Revealed by Pantone

Pantone has officially revealed the color of the year. The New Jersey-based company has announced that Viva Magenta 18-1750 is the hue of choice for 2023. Pantone describes Viva Magenta as "powerful and empowering." The company is considered an authority...

Morgan Freeman’s Iconic Moment at World Cup Opening Ceremony

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman and Korean singer Jeon Jungkook of BTS headlined the World Cup opening ceremony in Qatar.

Giant Trojan Horse Breaks Guinness World Record

A cardboard imitation of the Trojan horse from Homer's Odyssey broke the Guinness World Record for the world's largest cardboard sculpture.

Pfizer’s Bourla to Be Honored at the Hellenic Initiative New York Gala

The Hellenic Initiative (THI), the leading group uniting the Greek diaspora and philhellenes internationally, will host its 10th Anniversary New York Gala on Saturday, December 3, 2022 in New York City. Funds raised will be deployed in Greece to support...

Smyrna, the Epic War Drama, Comes to the Big Screen in the US

The movie Smyrna, the six-time Hellenic Academy-Award-winning epic war drama based on the truly catastrophic events that changed the course of Greek history is coming to the big screen across the United States. It will be screened in seven hundred...

Oxi Day Foundation Honors Zelensky With Courage Award

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation honored men and women who have contributed to the preservation of freedom and democracy on Thursday in Washington D.C. The Foundation commemorated the day Greece refused to surrender when faced with a demand to allow...

Maria Callas Museum to Open in the Heart of Athens

In the summer of 2023, the Maria Callas museum will open its doors in the heart of Athens, honoring the 100 years since the Greek soprano legend was born. The Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, has already committed to the...

The Week Wall Street Crashed

This week marks the ninety-third anniversary of the 1929 Wall Street Crash that plunged America into the Great Depression. It began on October 24th with the drastic fall of share prices on the New York stock exchange. Black Thursday,...

First NBA Game in Greece Might Soon Be a Reality

The idea of hosting an NBA game in Greece might soon be a reality. NBA commissioner Adam Silver admitted that the idea of hosting a pre-season game of the Bucks in Greece is on the table despite logistic difficulties. Greek...

Thousands Join Paniyiri, the Greek Festival of Brisbane, Australia

Almost fifty thousand people turned up for the Greek Festival of Paniyiri in Brisbane, Queensland in Australia over the weekend to dance, shop, and get a taste of Greek food. No other event gives Brisbane such a jolt of pure...

NHS Heritage Weekend Brings Together Best And Brightest Greek Americans

The National Hellenic Society held their annual Heritage Weekend honoring Emmy & Golden Globe Winning Best Actor Michael Chiklis this past weekend, Oct 7-10, at the Waldorf Astoria Resort in Dana Point, CA. Archaeologists John Camp and Beth Fisher were...

Flying Car Completes First Flight in Public

  The electric flying car XPENG X2 conducted its first public flight at Skydive Dubai on October 10th. XPENG X2 is under XPENG AEROHT, the largest flying car company in Asia, an affiliate of XPENG. They displayed its first flight after...

The Most Beautiful Diamond in the World Sells at Record Price of $49.9 Million

A rare pink diamond, one of the most beautiful gems in the world, has sold at a record price in Hong Kong, fetching 49.9 US dollars.