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100-Year Anniversary Commemoration of Toronto’s Anti-Greek Riots (photos)

Over 200 people attended the 100-Year Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the 1918 Anti-Greek Riots, hosted by the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) yesterday in Toronto. Those who were unable to physically attend were able to follow the event throughout the day...

Photo Exhibition of Greeks in Toronto: The Immigrant Experience

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation on Thursday, August 2, at the main stage at Nathan Phillips Square will be hosting a public commemoration and a Photo Exhibit of Greeks in Toronto: The Immigrant Experience in the Rotunda in City Hall. The exhibit chronicles...

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation of Toronto Celebrates 22nd Annual Gala (photos)

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) on Friday, June 1st, celebrated their 22nd annual anniversary gala: "Flavours of Greece" at the Universal EventSpace in Vaughan, Ontario. The purpose of the event was to raise funds in support of Greek Language Education at...

Acclaimed Greek-Canadian Composer to Perform in Athens

Internationally acclaimed Greek-Canadian composer Christos Hatzis will be returning to Athens for a performance of his award-winning composition Winter Solstice by the Athens State Orchestra, on June 1 Hatzis, professor of music composition at the University of Toronto, will also...

Greek-Canadian Kids Get Ready for a Feast of Sport (video)

A feast of sport in Toronto which will connect Greek-Canadian youth with their culture, community while promoting a healthy lifestyle is almost ready to get underway. Founded in 2013, the Greek-Canadian Games is an annual event which this year is...

Greek-Canadian History Comes Alive at Hellenic Heritage Foundation Event

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) held their member's networking event and lecture at the historic Papermill Theatre at Todmorden Mills of Toronto, Ontario. Over 100 people attended last week's lecture, which also launched an inaugural conference on Greek Canadian Studies. Together...

Vancouver Greeks to Hold 42nd Annual Gold Plate Dinner

2018 marks the 42nd year of the annual Gold Plate Dinner event of the Vancouver Hellenic Community. This year's dinner will be on May 16 and, as always, is being held at the Hellenic Community Centre located at 4500 Arbutus...

Nana Mouskouri Launches ‘Forever Young’ Canadian Tour

  Greek music legend Nana Mouskouri will be touring in Canada from Thursday to May 25 to celebrate her 60 years of success in music. Mouskouri's Canadian 'Forever Young' tour begins on the west coast on May 3 at Victoria's Royal...

Greece Sees Huge Growth in Kiwi Exports to Canada

    The Premium European Kiwi Campaign, a project co-financed by the EU and Greece, initially entered the Canadian market in 2016. There weren't many expectations at the time as Canadian consumers knew little about Europe's long-standing and strong traditions of growing...

Montreal Greek Film Festival Presents Best of Greek Cinema

The annual Montreal Greek Film Festival (MGFF) kicks off once again on Saturday, March 24, and continues up until Sunday, April 1 ending with the annual Closing Night reception and gala. The festival, now in its sixth year, will be...