Greece Vows to Fight for Recognition of the Pontian Genocide
Greece vowed on Friday to continue the fight for the recognition of the Pontian Genocide by the international community. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that Greece will fight for international recognition until Remembrance Day becomes Vindication Day. "This year we commemorate...
‘Romeyka’ The Ancient Greek Dialect Spoken in Northern Turkey
Romeyka is a dialect of Greek spoken in the region of Trabzon (Trapezounta) and Pontus, around Turkey's Black Sea coast. Researchers say it bears striking resemblances to ancient Greek dialects. Its speakers are Muslims but many also trace their lineage...
Ancient Greek Figurines of Demeter Found in Black Sea Town
Figurines representing the ancient Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, were unearthed at a construction site in the Black Sea resort town of Anapa, in Russia. The terracotta statuettes, along with a relief, were discovered in early November of...
The Magic of Greek Dancing: The Greatest Traditional Dances
Thursday is International Dance Day and how better to celebrate than by discovering five of the most popular Greek dances!
Panagia Sumela Monastery Undergoes Restoration Work
Restoration work has been carried out in the historical Sumela Monastery to erase the names and love quotes on frescoes of unknown people who caused immense damage to the famous and historical frescoes of the monastery. The Holy Monastery of...
The Greek Archaeologist Who Discovered Alexander’s City of Bactria
Prominent Russian archaeologist of Greek-Pontic descent Victor Sarigiannidis is the man who discovered the ancient city of Bactria
Orthodox Outrage as Panagia Soumela Turns into Nightclub in Ad
The courtyard of Panagia Soumela Monastery turned into a nightclub in advertising video clip, causing outrage in the Orthodox World
Global Center of Pontian Hellenism Unveiled in Athens
The global center for Pontian Hellenism to be built at the Hellinikon former airport was unveiled at an event in Athens on Tuesday. The center will become a place that keeps alive the customs and traditions of the Pontians who...
Greece Remembers the Greek Genocide of Pontus
The Remembrance day for the Greek Genocide of Pontus was honored on Wednesday. The Hellenic Parliament will be lit up to mark the occasion.
Greek, Armenian Genocide Recognized by the Netherlands
Greek, Armenian and Syriac genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century were recognized by the Netherlands earlier in the week.