Top Positive Greek News: Week of Feb 5-11

Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’  positive Greek news articles this week. New list every Saturday!

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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:


Must-see Greek ruins and ancient buildings

Among its many delights, Greece offers travelers some of the most spectacular and best-preserved ancient buildings and column-strewn ruins in the world. Read more


The director, Christopher Papakaliatis, sat down on Eyewitness News to talk about his film and why it was important for him to make it. Read more

The George and Judy Marcus Family Foundation Donates $1 million to HCHC

This gift will provide unrestricted support to strengthen and grow Hellenic College Holy Cross, the only Orthodox college, graduate school, and seminary in the Western Hemisphere. Read more

Charity turns old blankets into winter coats for refugee

Volunteers are working long hours to try to keep the refugees warm, with bursts of noise from sewing machines revealing their mission: To turn discarded blankets into jackets, overcoats and other winter wearables. Read more

KFC just revealed a new Colonel Sanders

As the new Colonel Sanders, this Greek-American actor follows in the footsteps of a number of other comedians who have taken on the role since Darrell Hammond brought the founder back from the dead in May 2015. Read more

Superheroes: our modern day Greek legends

From Greek mythology to modern day comic books, stories of powerful beings reflect society’s values and power fantasies. Read more

An Ancient Greek Computer

Near an island about halfway between the Peloponnese and Crete, two boats of Greek divers sought shelter from a storm. The year was 1900, and the men were either on their way to the sponge banks near Libya or heading home from them. Read more

USNH Schools Collaborate to Bring Greek Trilogy Project to KSC in March

Monadnock region theater goers will have a rare opportunity to see three Greek tragedies at Keene State College as part of a collaboration among three schools in the University System of New Hampshire. Read more

Rhode Island Hall archaeology exhibit documents Greek history

Professor, students record relationship between local communities, archaeological dig. Read more

The sacred wine of the land: Ktima Biblia Chora

More and more, we are seeing Greek wines in the U.S. And, after traveling to Greece the last two summers, I was starting to feel confident in my growing knowledge of the wines. Read more


That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news on the web.

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