Remembering Demis Roussos – Greek singer, songwriter and musician

Artemios (Demis) Ventouris Roussos was born on the 15th of June 1946 in Alexandria, Egypt, to the Greek family of Yorgos and Olga Roussos. His father was a a classical guitarist and an engineer, and his mother participated in an [...]

By |2023-04-08T20:52:53+00:00January 28th, 2023|Art, Culture, General|0 Comments

Smyrna and the 100 Years of the Great Fire

The current year 2022 was marked by events commemorating the 100 years of the Asia Minor Catastrophe with the burning of Smyrna by the Great Fire in September 1922 becoming the most highly represented symbol. Books have been written on [...]

By |2022-12-21T16:45:32+00:00December 20th, 2022|Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments

Saints and Historic Figures

Greece, unlike many countries, refers to a very ancient past as well as to a very prevalent modern presence. The many stories from antiquity, and from the Christian era of Byzantium, teach values and morals which sustain the culture. Families [...]

By |2022-11-04T15:35:45+00:00November 4th, 2022|Byzantium, Culture, Education, History|0 Comments

US Senator Bob Menendez receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Athens

  US Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, received an honorary doctorate from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at the University of Athens’ School of Economics and Political Sciences. In his address, [...]

By |2023-04-08T21:13:47+00:00August 27th, 2022|Action, Culture, General|0 Comments

March 25th, the Greek War of Independence 1821

March 25th, the Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence 1821 The 25th of March has a special meaning to Hellenes as it is a double celebration. As Orthodox Christians we celebrate the Annunciation by archangel Gabriel to the Virgin [...]

By |2022-04-09T14:59:49+00:00March 24th, 2022|Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments