Archive for category Culture

The Travesty of BBC/Netflix

History Vs. Μisinformation The new tv series “Troy:  Fall of a City” is a BBC/Netflix production.  This production features the historical hero, Achilles, who was also glorified by Greek Mythology.  His physical description and demeanor have been documented from antiquity by historians and philosophers-poets. The casting of Achilles by BBC/Netflix is a travesty.  What’s the reasoning for the rewriting […]

Hellinikon Project

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Greek Public Holidays 2018

Campaign for the Return of Venus de Milo to Milos Island

There is a new call for the Venus de Milo to be returned to its ancient home… more here

Giannis Antetokounmpo After a Game

See the page: Culture–>Sports–>Giannis Antetokounmpo After a Game http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=2842

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 […]