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The Greeks of Cairo: The Fascinating Bond Between Greece and Egypt

The small, but vibrant, community of Greeks, with roots deep in history, remains in the Egyptian capital of Cairo to this day.

“Hellenism”: Hymn to the Greek Diaspora Released

A hymn to the Greek Diaspora titled "Hellenism" was released recently by the General Secretariat of Hellenes Abroad and Public Diplomacy. Renowned composer Evanthia Reboutsika wrote the music, based on lyrics by Lina Nikolakopoulou. The hymn is a touching melody dedicated...

The Greek Hub of Silicon Valley Takes Shape

Covid-19 has delayed discussions with representatives from the Silicon Valley Greek Hub (SVGH) and the Greek government to acquire an organized and institutional presence in the San Francisco area. Scheduled to speak at his alma mater, the University of San...

Florida’s Greek Hub of Tarpon Springs Strengthens Ties with Homeland

The mayor of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Chris Alahouzos, continues to strengthen his ties with Greece after recently returning from an extensive visit to the country. Alahouzos' visit was part of the Sister Cities program, which aims to build meaningful cultural...

Dr. George Korkos, Greek-American Founder of the Milwaukee Bucks

"Before Giannis there was another Greek. That was me, Dr. George Korkos," the founding owner of Milwaukee Bucks said with a big grin on his face as he shows the NBA Championship ring he still proudly wore almost...

The Story of the First Greek-American from Chicago Killed in World War II

Leo Loumbas was the first Greek-American killed in World War II (WWII) from the city of Chicago. His death is memorialized, especially by the Greek-American community, in his home city of Chicago, where services have been held in his honor...

University of Pittsburgh Celebrates Greek Culture

The Greek Nationality Room, established 80 years ago to celebrate Greek culture at the University of Pittsburgh, will be the site of an upcoming commemoration on November 5-7. Established by local industrialists on November 7, 1941, the center is a...

Registration on Electoral Lists of Greeks Residing Abroad Begins

Greeks who reside abroad but have lived in Greece for two years in the last 35 years can register to vote in national elections via an online platform activated recently, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. With its new information...

The Greek Paradox: Why Do First Generation Greek-Australians Live Longer?

Scottish-Australian physician Norman Swan has made a complex discovery. Swan found that Greek-Australians, despite subscribing to potentially life threatening practices and diets, have the second highest life expectancy behind the Japanese. Swan dubbed this situation "the Greek Paradox" in...

The Greeks Making Millions Out of Trash in Waste Removal

Three Greek Cypriots based in London -- Aaron Marc Georgiou, Alexie Crassas, and Christos Yiannopoulos -- gave up their stable careers in the bustling city to turn people's trash into treasure with their waste removal business, called LITTA. LITTA, founded...