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Greek Teacher Receives International Teacher of the Year Award

Vicky Xanthopoulou, a teacher at a kindergarten in the village of Potamia, on the Greek island of Thassos, has won the prestigious "AKS International Teacher of the Year" award. The award is given by the organization Alert Knowledge Services (AKS),...

Cape Verde Institute Awarded “Melina Mercouri” Prize in Paris

The ''Instituto do Patrimonio Cultural,'' a cultural heritage organization on the island of Cape Verde, was presented with the Melina Mercouri Prize on Tuesday at a ceremony held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. According to a statement from the Greek...

Greek Olive Oil Takes First Place in World Ranking of Extra-Virgin Olive Oils

An organic Greek olive oil won first place recently in the World Ranking of EVOO (or Extra-Virgin Olive Oils), garnering this accolade for the second consecutive year. The extra virgin olive oil "Gemstone Blend Evoo" from Sakellaropoulos' organic olive groves...

SAG-AFTRA Honors Gabrielle Carteris For Her Years of Service

The actors' union, SAG-AFTRA, honored Gabrielle Carteris with a George Heller Memorial Award gold card for her years of service as President of the union. Carteris, the Greek-American actress best known for her role in the original series "90210", was...

Greek Air Force Wins Award During Royal Navy International Air Day in the UK

The team ''Daedalus’'' of the Greek (Hellenic) Air-Force won a prize in this year’s Royal Navy International Air Day that took place in the United Kingdom earlier this month. The Greek team participated in this year’s show with a Beechcraft...

''Greek Paths of Culture'' Wins Europa Nostra Award

The organization ''Greek Paths of Culture'' was among the winners of this year's ''Europa Nostra'' awards, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. According to their website, Greek Paths of Culture is an integrated, multi-disciplinary program tasked with selecting, conserving,...

Motley Crue Tops Rock Hall of Fame “Voice Your Choice” Poll

Could Motley Crue get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after all? In a new poll by Rock Hall, fans voted them into the top spot of the list. The band's own bassist, Nikki Sixx, had previously said...

John Stamos Thanks Castmate Jodie Sweetin for Sobriety

Greek-American actor John Stamos teared up at an recent award ceremony in Los Angeles  over the support and love he received from "Full House" castmate Jodie Sweetin. He credits her friendship with helping him on his own path to...