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Greek Ancestry and Genealogy Conference Offered Online

Greek Ancestry and the Hellenic Genealogy Geek are sponsoring the second annual online conference on Greek genealogy later this month, viewable for free on YouTube. Taking place on January 29 to 30, 2022, the conference will offer invaluable insights and techniques...

Greek Immigrants’ Stories Sought for Maine Historical Society Archives

With the immigrant grandparents of many Greek-Americans passing away every year, the Maine State Archives is looking to assemble all the Greek immigrants' stories it can now -- before it's too late. Decades ago, most immigrants to the Americas likely...

Hockey Game Keeps Greek-Canadian Family Tradition Alive

Back in 1977, four Greek-Canadian boys -- all cousins, and sons of Greek immigrants to Canada -- started a pickup game of hockey in a front yard on Hochelaga Street in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and began a tradition that...

New Greek-Americans Among Most Highly Educated Immigrants in the US

A sociodemographic and economic background analysis of new Greek Americans, the Greek immigrants who came to the U.S. after 2010.

Greek Immigrants Return to Form a Nation After Defending Homeland in Balkan Wars

In a live-streamed presentation for the historical society of Schenectady New York in 2020, Peter S. Giakoumis, author of the book "The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars: Greek-Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913" presented a little-known aspect of the American...

Greek Immigrants Return to Form a Nation After Defending Homeland in Balkan Wars

In a live-streamed presentation for the historical society of Schenectady New York in 2020, Peter S. Giakoumis, author of the book "The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars: Greek-Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913" presented a little-known aspect of the American...

Museum of the Greek Immigrant Up Next for Montreal

After the unveiling of the bronze Sculpture of the Greek Immigrant on June 30 at the corner of Jean Talon Street and Park Avenue in Montreal, with Mayor Denis Coderre present, in the enclave of Hellenism, Parc-Extension, the next...

A Mistake on a Visa Application May Result in Greek Family Being Deported From Australia

Nina Christidi could have never guessed that her misunderstanding of a question on a visa form five years ago could result in the deportation of her family from Australia. Christina and Stefanos Stefanoglou moved from Greece to Australia five years ago...

The Map of Greeks Who Emigrated During the Economic Crisis

More than 332,572 Greeks have emigrated abroad since 2010, at the onset of the economic crisis, says a General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad report. The data is compiled from figures coming from the migration authorities of the countries where Greeks...

There Was A Time Greeks Sought Refuge In Syria

As thousands of refugees from Near East are arriving in Greece in order to progress to the rest of Europe and while the immigration problem is exacerbating, it is time to travel back to the period when Greek refugees were seeking shelter...