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Record Number of Students Attend Imbros Island Greek School

Nearly a decade after the Greek primary school on Imbros was granted permission to operate, the constantly increasing Greek presence is not only proof that more Greek families return to the island to stay but also that Hellenism has...

Sea Snot Invades Island of Imvros, Threatening Greek Waters

The "sea snot" that has plagued the Sea of Marma in Turkey has now infiltrated the shores of Imvros, posing a serious threat to Greek waters.

Brutal Murder of Greek Elder in Turkey's Imvros "Awakens Nightmare"

Greek people living on the island of Imvros (Gökçeada in Turkish) expressed their horror at the brutal murder of an elderly Greek man at his house in the outskirts of the town of Evlambio on Monday. Eighty-six-year-old Zaferis Pinaris was...

Imvros to Have Greek Kindergarten Open in 2017

Three Greek five-year-olds on the Aegean island of Imvros, or Gökçeada in Turkish, are going to get the chance to go to a Greek kindergarten, the Turkish Education Ministry has announced. “It is a positive development instigated by the community...

AK Party Deputy Calls on Greece to Stop Suppression of Turkish Schools

Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Deputy Chairman and Çanakkale deputy Bülent Turan called on Greek authorities to end the suppression of Turkish schools in Greece, a Daily Sabah report says. "We opened a Greek high school in Gökçeada (Imvros),...

Greek School on Turkish Island to Reopen After 40 Years

A school for Greek children on the Turkish island of Gökçeada will open its doors again after forty years next week, a local official said on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency.  The island - formerly known as Imvros - has a...

Greek Officer Appointed to Imvros Municipal Police

Nikolaos Karanikolas, a Turkish citizen of Greek origin who lives permanently in the island of Imvros, was appointed to the municipal police. Karanikolas applied for the post last April and the island's Mayor Cetin Unal approved his position in March 2014. "I am...

Greeks on Tenedos Celebrate the Epiphany Feast Day

The few Greeks that still live on Tenedos and in Smyrni, Turkey, celebrated the Epiphany Feast yesterday with a glorious ceremony. On the eve of the Epiphany, the first blessing was held on Tenedos and then the small number of...

Imvros Greek School Opens Without Greek

The private Greek School on the island of  Imvros, which now belongs to Turkey, will reopen on Sept. 16, after 49 years, although with only two students for now although more are expected even though they will not be...

Documentary Tribute to Imvros

A documentary viewing and an open discussion, in cooperation with the Hellenic American Education Center and the association Hellenic Roots will mark the reopening of the Greek Primary School on the island of Imvros after 48 years. The Hellenic History...