Chicago Helicopter Tour by Nancy Biska, 2004
With Dr. John H. Fournier, MD
Gaël Pollès, journalist and founder of Pratiks, takes us on a journey to ancient Greece where we discover the origins and ceremonies of the olympic games, the most popular sporting event in the world. Learn all about the games and the way they were held in 800 B.C., as well as the rules to which the athletes had to submit at that time.
FLUSHING – The Spirit of Liberty, Hellenism, and the great Greek Island of Crete, spiced by the humor of renowned Greek-American writer Harry Mark Petrakis who was honored along with Greek parliamentarian and former foreign minister and mayor of Athens, Dora Bakoyiannis, filled the penthouse ballroom of the Terrace on the Park on December 6.
The Awards Gala of the Pancretan Association of America (PAA) was a commemoration of the centennial of the Union of Crete with Greece in 1913. Emannuel Velivasakis was the Centennial Events Chairman and the MC of the gala that gathered Cretans – including five tables of young people – and friends of Crete.
17th Annual Convention of H.A.N.C. & 1st International Symposium, “Reviving the Delphic Idea” “Know Thyself”
Delphi – Greece
August 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2006
Photos by Maria Tolios, http://www.toliosphotography.com/
New York.- The operation and quality of education offered by the Greek American Charter Schools in the United States as well as issues relating to their economic support by the US government, the role of the Greek state etc. were examined at a symposium organized in New York on Saturday by the Greek Classical Charter School in cooperation with the Hellenic American National Council, HANC.