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Greek Composer Honored by Toronto’s Hellenic Heritage Foundation

The internationally acclaimed Greek Canadian composer, Christos Hatzis, will be honored by Toronto's Hellenic Heritage Foundation with the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. The awarding ceremony will be held on June 6, 2014.  Hatzis was born in Volos, central Greece where he...

Greek Photographers Exhibition in Toronto

The exhibition, entitled Identity, is organized by the Greek America Foundation during Greek Film & Foto Week (GFFW) in Toronto, Canada. The event is part of Scotiabank Festival, the largest photography festival in the world which takes place from...

Traditional Greek Costumes Fashion Show in Toronto

One hundred and ten people of all ages will be dressing up in traditional Greek costumes this Sunday to take part in the celebration of the Greek Community of Toronto that will be held in Polymenakion Cultural Centre, on...

Greek Community of Toronto Celebrates Greek National Independence Day

A parade celebrating Greek National Independence Day will take to the streets Sunday, March 23, at noon starting at Eastern High School. The event will be held during the weekend. In addition to the parade, a gala is to take...

Denis Dimitrakopoulos: The Guru of the Parking Lot Business

Greek expat Denis Dimitrakopoulos is the owner of the Metro Parking in London, Canada. He recently spoke to The London Free Press about his life and his success. Mr. Dimitrakopoulos immigrated to Canada from Greece with his family 45 years...

Toronto’s Greek Community Celebrates 150 Years with Theatrical Plays

The Greek Community of Toronto celebrates 150 years of operation, by putting on two theatrical plays featuring the groups “Nefeli” and “Ellinakia” (Little Greeks). The group "Nefeli," under the guidance of director Nancy Athan-Milonas, will present an adaptation of "Lysistrata"...

Traditional Christmas Holidays for Canada’s Greek Diaspora

The most important day of Christianity was celebrated with glory by Canada’s Greek Diaspora, despite the inclement weather with stormy winds and heavy snowfall in parts of Ontario, where electricity has not yet been restored. Some churches in Montreal and...

Greeks Among Many Involved in International Pedophile Ring

It may sound unbelievable, but clergymen, teachers, doctors, nurses and members of foster families are among 348 people arrested globally, and accused of belonging in a pedophilia ring. After investigations--which lasted 3 years and were conducted in 50 countries--the...

“God Loves Caviar” at the EU Film Festival of Canada

The movie “God Loves Caviar” directed by Yannis Smaragdis will represent Greece in the European Union Film Festival of Canada, which every year presents the best of contemporary cinema produced in 27 countries of European Union, with English subtitles....

Greeks Celebrate “Oxi Day” in Toronto and Montreal

The Greeks of Montreal commemorated “OXI Day” with a service at the St George Greek Orthodox Church. Panayiotis Salatelis officiated the ceremony. The General Ambassador of Greece in Montreal Thanos Kafopoulos and the honorary consul of Cyprus Michalis Paidousis...