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Eratosthenes

Here is a short 2 minute video depicting in simple terms Eratosthenes accurate calculation of the circumference of the earth, 2,200 years ago, with just a stick and his brain: http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=2769

Benefit Event for “Smile of the Child”

 The Smile of the Child (NGO) is one of Greece’s leading organizations dealing with children at risk. A Montreal committee, The Canadian Initiative for Lesvos (CIL) has been formed in support of Smile and will result in the establishment of a safe haven and a direct action center for crisis intervention, for children at risk on […]

UEFA Champions League 2017

Tuesday, May 2 (2:45 p.m. Eastern Time) Real Madrid Vs. Atletico Madrid  (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium) TV: FS1 Juventus Vs. Monaco  (Juventus Stadium) TV: FS1 Wednesday, May 3 (2:45 p.m. Eastern Time) Monaco Vs. Juventus  (Stade Louis II) TV: FS1 Atletico Madrid Vs. Real Madrid  (Vicente Calderón Stadium) TV: FS1  

Ode to Lesvos

An Inspirational Story of the Lesvos, Greece, Islanders on the Front Lines of the Refugee Crisis. (click on title to see the story).

(Greek) Adoptees Anonymous

Adoption, Memory, and Cold War Greece Thursday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm HCGM Head Office, “Mikri Vouli” 5777 Wilderton av. Montreal, H3S 2V7 The speaker: Gonda Van Steen, Cassas Professor in Greek Studies, University of Florida Presenter: Dr. Tassos Anastassiadis, Modern Greek Studies, McGill University Event is followed by a reception. The […]

“Ιθάκη” του Καβάφη

Constantine Cavafy uses Homer’s “Odyssey” as a metaphor for the journey of life. Ithaca Ο Κωνσταντίνος Καβάφης χρησιμοποιεί την “Οδύσσεια” του Ομήρου ως μεταφορά για το ταξίδι της ζωής. Video and poem – Ithaca

3ο Πανελλήνιο Πολιτιστικό Αντάμωμα στη Θράκη

Οι εκδηλώσεις ζωντανές θα αναμεταδοθούν διαδικτυακά από την ΕΡΤ WEB TV.   Το 3ο Πανελλήνιο Πολιτιστικό Αντάμωμα στη Θράκηπραγματοποιείται στην Ξάνθη από 1 έως 3 Ιουλίου 2016και είναι αφιερωμένο στην Παράδοση, στον πολιτισμό στις ρίζες μας που μας κρατούν δεμένους με τον τόπο μας. Το Ελληνικό Ηλεκτρονικό Κέντρο, το Λύκειον των ελληνίδων Ξάνθης και η […]

Let’s Stand Up for Hagia Sophia

“On Monday, the Foreign Ministry in Athens condemned the decision by Turkish authorities to allow a daily reading from the Quran to be broadcast from Hagia Sophia during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, describing it as “verging on bigotry” and “not compatible with modern, democratic and secular societies.” “Muslim rituals in a monument of […]

The Greeks – An Amazing Exhibition

Agamemnon to Alexander the Great: A stunning exhibition celebrating 5,000 years of Greek culture. More Than 500 Greek Artifacts Make Final Stop on 4-city Tour. See also: Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time (with video) The Greeks – National Geographic TV Special (with video) The Greeks, 3-page photo-sheet/brochure in PDF Take an extraordinary […]

Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time

An amazing video showing how priceless artifacts were transported from Greece to USA for the exhibit at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC. The exhibit will begin on June 1st 2016. Museum of National Geographic – May 26, 2016 – Get an inside look at the largest collection of ancient Greek treasures ever to […]

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