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Meet the Greek-American Who Makes Art Using the Sun

Greek-American artist Michael Papadakis utilizes the power of the sun to create art, a process known as "heliography."

The Tragic Story of the Four Greeks Who Perished on the Titanic

The tale of the four Greek men who died on the Titanic is not often told, but it is one of the many tragic stories about the ill-fated ship.

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America in 1528

The first Greek person to ever set foot in America was a man named Theodoros Griego, and he arrived in the country in 1528.

Rhode Island’s Greek Community Celebrates Independence Day

State Senator Leonidas (Lou) Raptakis and Rhode Island's Hellenic communities hosted a Greek Independence Day celebration at the Rhode Island State House on March 22nd. Raptakis, who serves as president of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association (WHIA), emceed the Greek...

Greeks in Panama: A Small But Thriving Community in Latin America

Greeks are indeed everywhere, even in the tiny Central American nation of Panama where a small Greek community has made great positive impact.

The Oldest Greek School in the United States Still Stands

Incredibly, the very first wooden schoolhouse in the United States which is still standing was operated by Greek immigrants.

The Greek-American Patriots Who Made US History

Nick and Mary Mathews, who emigrated to the US and found prosperity there are symbols of the bond between Greece and the U.S.

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...