Greek Diaspora

Discover Your Greek Ancestry at Virtual Genealogy Conference

The first International Greek Ancestry Conference, offered virtually on Youtube from January 29 to 31, promises to shed new light on the process of tracing your Greek roots through genealogical research. This fascinating, free event comes at the perfect time,...

Powerful Film Portrays Devastation of Greek Community after Beirut Apocalypse

A new film by journalist George Eid, who is part of the Greek community of Beirut, Lebanon, portrays the devastating effects of the August 4, 2020 blast that occurred at the port of the city -- but also shows...

Melbourne’s Oldest Greek Orthodox Church to Reopen Before Christmas

The renovated Holy Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, or Evangelismos tis Theotokou, is preparing to open its doors to the faithful before Christmas for the first time after a disastrous fire in 2016. The fire blazed through much...

Greek President Honors Evzone Who Was Made in the USA

The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, honored Greek American Andreas Holevas, who volunteered to serve as an Evzone, at a ceremony in Athens on Tuesday. The 28-year-old wrote a unique chapter in the long history of Greek-Americans by obtaining a Greek...

PM Mitsotakis Reconnects with Greek-Australians in Videoconference

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a video conference on Tuesday with the president of The Hellenic Initiative, Andrew N. Liveris, and the president of The Hellenic Initiative of Australia, Nicholas Pappas. During the meeting, the PM noted the strong ties...

Melbourne Set for New Greek Museum Which Could Rival World’s Best

It was announced on Friday that a new "tier one" Greek museum is in the works for Melbourne if the plans put forth by a group become a reality. To be situated in the city's old Land Titles Office, the...

Greece Sends Hundreds of Books to Latin American Diaspora

A shipment of over 400 Greek-language books has been sent to members of the diaspora in Latin America by the government of Greece. This is the first time that the Greek government has ever sent books to members of the...

Thousands of Australians Stranded Abroad, Including Many Greek Australians

In the wake of the Covid crisis, Australia's government limited international arrivals into the country to 4,000 travelers a week. This has left Australians abroad, most of whom had left the country before the pandemic started, virtually stranded. Australia set some...

Renowned Greek Neuroradiologist Named Chief of Neurointerventional Surgery at New York Hospital

Renowned interventional neuroradiologist Athos Patsalides, MD, MPH, a Greek native, has joined the department of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. Known for his clinical expertise in the endovascular treatment of complex diseases of the brain...

Greeks in Sydney Celebrate 50th Anniversary of St. Nectarios Church

Saint Nectarios Church, a center of the Greek diaspora who live in the area, has been serving the Orthodox community of Burwood, Sydney since its opened its doors to the faithful in 1970. After its purchase on September 6, 1970,...