Culture

/Culture

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

March 25th, the Greek War of Independence 1821

March 25th, the 201st Year 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 [...]

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

Paris – Athens, Birth of modern Greece 1675 – 1919

In recognition of Greece’s celebration of the bicentenary of Greece’s War of Independence, the Louvre Museum has inaugurated an exhibition on display from September 30th of this year to February 7th, 2022.  The Louvre exhibition traces the cultural, diplomatic and [...]

By |2021-09-30T13:19:57+00:00September 29th, 2021|Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments

Mikis Theodorakis the Towering Greek

Mikis Theodorakis Born: July 29, 1925, Chios, Greece Died: September 2, 2021 Greece enters 3 days of mourning. Videos below... Theodorakis was a towering figure in Greek life. A world renowned composer, activist and politician. Born of a family of [...]

By |2021-09-07T18:47:34+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Culture, General, History|0 Comments

Return Olympics to Greece. A fresh idea: permanent co-hosting

The pandemic has renewed the idea of bringing the Olympics back to the country that created them permanently.  Over the past few weeks there has been a stream of posts and articles from several sources, as well as various initiatives [...]

By |2021-08-09T17:04:11+00:00August 9th, 2021|Culture, General, History|0 Comments