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Alexander the Great: A Tribune

EVENTS IN NEW YORK IN SUPPORT OF THE CAMPAIGN #THATSNOTYOURNAME
ALEXANDER THE GREAT: A TRIBUTE BY THE WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST MARA KARETSOS AND FINE ARTIST AGELARAKIS
Organized by The Pan-Macedonian Association, The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York and The Women’s Affairs Committee

 

Olympic Games – The Origins

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.

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Community Associations Pancretans Celebrate “Enosis”

By The National Herald

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.

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GREEK CHARTER SCHOOLS IN US

Greek News, April 17th 2006, Photos Maria Tolios

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.

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