International Greek Language Day
Greek Language Day: Honoring The Mother of Western Languages
International Greek Language Day is celebrated annually every February 9, the day which also honors the memory of the Greek national poet Dionysios Solomos, who wrote Greece's national anthem ''Hymn to Liberty.'' This celebration seeks to highlight the Greek language’s...
Naples Joins Celebration of International Greek Language Day
International Greek Language Day which is celebrated on Wednesday (February 9) will have the wider support of the Greeks of Italy
Turkish University Cancels World Greek Language Day After Threats
Turkey's Ankara University canceled its plans to commemorate World Greek Language Day on Tuesday, after its Faculty of Language and History-Geography received threats from angry social media users. The university had planned an event to honor the history and literary...
February 9 is International Greek Language Day
Following years of efforts and campaigning by academics, teachers and Greek people around the world, the ninth of February was officially declared International Greek Language Day in 2017. The date of February 9 was selected because it is also the...
February 9: International Greek Language Day
After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018, the day is expected to spark off initiatives to help spread Greek language and culture...
Greek Govt Says 'Yes' to International Greek Language Day
The Special Permanent Committee on Greeks Abroad unanimously voted to ask the Ministries of Education and Culture to initiate immediate procedures for issuing a Presidential Decree to establish an International Greek Language and Greek Culture Day, upon the recommendation...