Greek-American businessman & philanthropist George Behrakis will receive the Heritage Award at the Hellenic American Academy Gala on February 17. We caught up with him for a quick Q&A. Read on!
Ας μιλήσουμε Ελληνικά! This February 9, join in this initiative designed to spread Greek language and culture around the world.
Have you seen olive and laurel trees in Greece? Throughout history, Greek jewelers have recreated these images in gold. Find out more in Jewel School.
Chicago’s Midwest Hellenic Dance Festival aims to inspire today’s youth to perpetuate traditional Greek music and dance. Learn more.
Do you believe in the mati? Do you wear one to ward off evil? Do you know why the mati is blue? Find out these things and more, in this month’s Jewel School.
Do you know why we wear Byzantine crosses or how they became a symbol of Christianity? What is their origin? Find out in today’s Jewel School.
Why do we use stefana in a Greek wedding ceremony? How did this tradition come about? What do they mean? Find out in today’s Jewel School.
The lights of Greek tourism, culture, and gastronomy will flash in the heart of Manhattan, this May, for the highly-anticipated exhibition, Greek Panorama.
In this last segment of our series celebrating Women’s History Month, meet Dora Bakoyannis, the 1st female Mayor of Athens, Greece.
Congratulations to our Essay Contest Winner Demetrios Maroutsos! On this Greek Independence Day, read on to learn what this Greek-American student had to say about the ‘Hellenic Spirit’.
Welcome back to Jewel School! Spring is wedding season! So let’s talk about bridal jewelry in ancient Greece. If you’re about to tie the knot, and even if you’re aren’t, check this out!