US Cautions Turkey: Sovereignty of Greek Islands Not Disputed
The US Department of State told Turkey on Tuesday that the sovereignty of the Greek islands is not in dispute. Following a barrage of threatening statements by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a Department of State spokesman said according to...
Greek Islands Come to UN Headquarters in New York
A photography and video exhibition focusing on the architecture and biodiversity of the Greek islands is taking place at the United Nations. It was officially opened on Monday by Alternate Environment and Energy Minister Sokratis Famellos and is taking place on...
CNN Presents Nine Greek Islands
CNN published a long article on August 16, entitled “Which Greek island should you go to?” presenting in detail nine Greek islands and giving information on where to stay and where to eat. According to CNN, the number of 1,400...
Greek Islands are Hard to Get, According to the Wall Street Journal
“Now could be the right time put your stamp on a chunk of Greek arcadia. But beware your island dreams don't get submerged in a sea of red tape”. That’s how a Wall Street Journal article concerning Greek islands on...
Photographs Of Greek Islands And Cyprus On Display At ‘Just Us Chickens’ Gallery in Maine
Documentary photographer and educator Audrey Gottlieb will have her photographs of the Greek Islands and Cyprus on display at Just Us Chickens Gallery for the month of March. Audrey studied at the School of Visual Arts and ICP in...
Greek Islands For Sale As a Result of Greek Debt
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the Greek government is planning to sell some islands and other luxury properties to reduce the country’s debt. The only problem is that the government does not know the islands’ owners. The majority of Greek...
Athens and Greek islands educational fam trip sponsored by the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism
Hellenic Cruises Corp, Greek Hotels and Cruise Reservations Center sponsored by the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism would like to announce the second Fam Trip for 2010. The “Athens and Greek Islands Educational Fam Trip” is an 8 day...
Negotiations Move Forward for Selling of Greek Ports and Islands
Bloomberg News reveals that senior managers of Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund met in New York with American billionaires to negotiate the sale of Greek ports or islands. “Earlier this week, HRADF Senior managers held a meeting with billionaire hedge-fund...
Greek Cookbook Offers Taste of Ionian Islands
It's no secret that the Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest in the world, and that Greece has one of the most tasteful and flavorful cuisines for food lovers to enjoy. A recently published cookbook, Prospero's Kitchen:...
Revolutionary White Paint Can Cool Greek Island Buildings Better than AC
A revolutionary new ultra-white paint developed at Purdue University could possibly replace air conditioning one day.
The Beauty of Greek Doors in Washington Photo Exhibition
The Greek embassy in Washington D.C. is currently hosting the photo exhibition of Dody Tsiantar, "Glimpses of Greece: Door Portraits". The exhibition, which will be on display until June 15, features stunning photographs taken by Tsiantar on her iPhone...
The Greek Story in America Is Older Than You Think
Histories often conform to a narrative, which is often simplified or edited for reasons of brevity or emphasis. The typical Greek-American historical narrative will focus on the mass immigration of generally impoverished Greeks to the United States in the...
New Orleans: America’s First Greek Community
The first Orthodox Church in the US was established in New Orleans in 1864, built in 1866, by Greek merchants.
The Ex-Slave Who Authored a Greek Language Book
William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook offered Greek to English and English to Greek language practice as well as exercises on...
Global Greek Film Initiative Launched in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) is set to expand its mission and scope of action with an ambitious agenda under the umbrella program Global Greek Film Initiative (GGFI). LAGFF is an annual film festival that showcases new works...