Archive for January, 2014

A Unique Greek Bookstore in NYC

The Greek Bookstore belongs to a Nigerian-Greek who obviously loves Greek literature. The Seaburn Bookstore is in 22-18 Broadway street in Astoria, NY. It is unique in the American city of hundreds of thousands of Greek Americans who sells Greek books titles of ancient Greek literature and history, modern history and literature, essays and biographies, […]

Greeks & the 86th Academy Awards – Oscars

  The 86th Academy Awards – 02 March, 2014. The Greek minds are live and well in Hollywood, as many nominations have been earned for the 86th Academy Awards Oscars. Before Midnight – Academy Award nomination for Richard Linklater. The movie was filmed in Peloponnese, Greece, has received the nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Beautiful setting, cinematography […]

FIFA World Cup Brasil

Greece is getting ready for the World Cup! The Greek team shocked the sports world by winning Euro 2004 defeating Portugal (on their soil). We hope to accomplish the same feat 10 years later at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Mark your calendar, 14 June 2014 first match against the powerful Colombia. First round […]

Summer Schools – Greece 2014

    Aegean Maritime Archaeology – 2014 Summer School The 15-Days Summer School will consist of lectures and readings, guiding visits to sites and museums, fruitful conversations with faculty and fellow students, student reports, encounters with our Greek hosts, and travel diaries will provide opportunities for students to acquire information and reflect on their experiences. […]

The Garden of Alkinoos – in America

The Garden of Alkinoos – in America, By Evaggelos Vallianatos, was published in Huffington Post. Homer and Hesiod spoke with passion about the agrarian nature of Greek civilization. They wrote their immortal epics sometimes in the eighth century BCE. In book eighteen of the “Iliad” Homer sings how god Hephaistos sculpted a new shield for […]