May 29 is the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople. This marked the end of the Byzantine Empire. What happened? Read on to learn more about this important history.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete during World War II. This historic battle, which took place from May 20-June 1, 1941, changed the course of the war.
Today is the Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day, commemorating the events of 1914-1923. It’s estimated that during this period 2.75 million Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks were killed.
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Today we celebrate the “dipli yiorti” — double holiday — Greek Independence Day, commemorating the revolution to emancipate Greeks from 400 years of oppression under Ottoman rule, and the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we remember another brave woman, Manto Mavrogenous, an often-forgotten heroine of The Greek War of Independence.
It’s Καθαρή Δεύτερα – Clean Monday. It’s the first day of Great Lent. Let’s look at some Clean Monday traditions, and reflect on the Lenten journey.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we remember Laskarina Bouboulina, heroine of the Greek War of Independence.
Australian-born initiative, Speak Greek in March, aims to engage the Hellenic Diaspora in effort to proliferate the use of the Greek language.
Following the extraordinary success of the Trials of Socrates and Orestes, the National Hellenic Museum brings back the former prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges from previous years as they take on another case from the annals of Greek history: The Trial of Antigone vs. Creon.
Grammy-winning producer Christopher King talks about his new CD compilation, “Why the Mountains Are Black”, and why it’s important to preserve this music.