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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 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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Trip to Cuba

January 2004

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made a five-day visit to Cuba in January 2004, consecrating the new St. Nicholas Cathedral given to the Greek Orthodox Church by President Fidel Castro, who presented the key of the Cathedral to His All Holiness

Photos by Nancy Biska