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The Greek Jeweler that Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, and accessories

Greek Diaspora Community Leader Petros Galatoulas Passes Away

Petros Galatoulas, former President of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, passed away on Saturday at the age of 66. The prominent figure in the Greek diaspora community had been facing a series of health problems before...

Greek-Australians: One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

Greek-Australians are one of the largest minority groups in the country.

Rigas Feraios: On the Trail of the Protomartyr of Greek Independence

Rigas Feraios was a Greek revolutionary who fought in the mountains and worked as a writer, merchant, and revolutionary agitator in the wide Balkan Diaspora forming in the states neighboring the Ottoman Empire. He had done it all. Like so...

How Many Cities are Named Athens Around the World?

Inspired by the Greek capital's long history of democracy, countless cities across the world have adopted the name of Athens as their own.

Greek-American Picture Brides and Immigration

Greek-American scholar Kathryn Vaggalis has untangled the complex racial identity of early Greek immigrants to America in her research of Greek "picture brides." Picture brides, or women in their home country who were "matched" with a husband in America only...

The History of Donbass’ Donetsk and Luhansk Regions

When Russian President Vladimir Putin officially recognized the independence of the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, known together as the Donbas, in eastern Ukraine, it was yet another pivotal, wrenching moment in the long and turbulent history of the...

The Greek Sailor from Hydra Who Became War Hero in Argentina

A Greek sailor from Hydra named Nicholas Kolmaniatis, who would be known most of his life as Nicholas Jorge, became a war hero in Argentina in the 19th century. As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of...

Greek-Swedish Filmmaker Wows at International Film Festivals

Greek-Swedish actor and filmmaker Nico Falcone Georgiadis' latest short film, entitled "The Promenade," tells the stories of seemingly unrelated lives coming together on the same public promenade. "The film exposes the problems of our time...it's a reminder of life, and...

The Passion of the Greek Diaspora for Greece

From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora -- those who have left their native land to make a home abroad -- have enriched the international community. By Constantine Passaris Last year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek revolution...