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  • Angelo K. Tsakopoulos, Founder, CEO, and Co-Chairman of AKT Development Corporation
    American Hellenic Institute’s Golden Jubilee Celebration

    The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) will mark its Golden Jubilee with a concert by the internationally acclaimed classical crossover tenor Mario Frangoulis at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 12, 2024 at 8 p.m....

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, (Left) and Demetrios G. Logothetis and Paulette Poulos (Far Right) present the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence to (L to R) to Dr. Theodoros Teknos, Dr. Leonidas Platanias, Matina Kolokotronis, and General Andrew P. Poppas, at Leadership 100 Grand Banquet; PHOTO: DIMITRIOS PANAGOS
    Leadership 100 Concludes 33rd Annual Conference in Naples, Florida

    The 33rd Annual Leadership 100 Conference, which took place February 29-March 3, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida, concluded with the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, assisted by Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh,...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Louie Psihoyos
    Louie Psihoyos latest doc-series shocks the medical community The Oscar–winning director talks to NEO

    by Kelly Fanarioti Through his latest doc-series, You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment, the Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos highlights the impact of vegetarianism in the human body. During the four-part documentary, which is available on...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Before Ithaca

    by Dean Kalimniou* “Odysseus, noble son of Laertes, stop this warful strife, or Zeus will be angry with you.” Homer, the Odyssey. The summary of perhaps Cavafy’s most famous poem ‘Ithaca,’ “It’s not the journey but the destination,”...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Hatzimichalis Dalianis
    Syria and The Greek Revolution

    by Dean Kalimniou* In recent years, tens, if not hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria have flooded Greece, in order to seek refuge from the brutal war that has blighted their homeland. Two hundred years previously,...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • PHOTO: EMILY ASSIRAN
    Meet Sam Vartholomeos: Greek-American actor

    by Markos Papadatos Greek-American actor Sam Vartholomeos shared insights about his Greek ethnic background and his acting career. On his Greek heritage, he said, “I was born and raised here in Astoria, which is little Greece. It...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Tony Ganios: The gentle giant who was a Renaissance man

    A tribute on his passing By Nikos Linardakis, M.D. I met Anthony Ganios in 2006, and we quickly became close friends. I was introduced to Tony by actor and co-star Scott Colomby (Porky’s and Caddyshack). Scott was...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • The 9th Annual Greek Jewish Festival to take place on May 19, in NY

    Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum (KKJ) is excited to announce it will host the ninth annual Greek Jewish Festival on Sunday May 19, 2024 from 12pm-6pm. The festival will take place in front of KKJ’s landmark...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Sam Bale and Alex Doringer: Steering Future Capital Partners through a transforming global investment landscape

    Let’s talk about how the world of investment is evolving. With the U.S. taking a different stance globally, everyone rethinking this whole globalization thing, plus all sorts of demographic shifts happening, the way we invest is changing...

    • Posted April 2, 2024
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  • Annual Conference to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Leadership 100

    The 33rd Annual Leadership 100 Conference, which will take place February 29-March 3, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples in Naples, Florida, will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Fund, according to Demetrios G....

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • A Pentelic Christmas Dialectic

    by Dean Kalimniou* «Καλά δε νιώθς; Μη μ’ βανς ομελέττα, αφού δεν αρταίνουμι». My grandmother placed the pan on the table and stared at me in horror. If looks were capable of parakinesis, then that stare would...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • Nikolaos Picopoulos at his workshop
    Through the lens of time – a tale of three generations of photographers

    by Kelly Fanarioti The small lab of the Picopoulos family on Lekka Street, in the center of Athens, exudes the air of a time capsule: a delicate blend of past and present, a journey through time framed...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • The New York Committee
    National Hellenic Society Annual NY Fundraiser a Resounding Success!

    by Elena Kefalogianni NY Heritage Greece, a transformative educational and cultural immersion program, has been made possible for over 700+ students through the generous support of the National Hellenic Society and others via its Heritage Greece Initiative....

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • HLA President George N. Zapantis with Major Sharad A. Samy
    The 33rd Annual Hellenic Lawyers Association Scholarship Dinner Gala

    The 33rd Annual Hellenic Lawyers Association Scholarship Dinner Gala was held recently at NYC’s iconic Pierre Hotel. The lively, sold-out event, began with an extended cocktail reception before the attendees headed into the venue’s Grand Ballroom for...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • Honoree Ted Leonsis, CEO Monumental Sports & Entertainment/Majority Owner Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, and Washington Mystics
    The Hellenic Initiative’s 11th Annual New York Gala Raises More Than $2.5M

    The Hellenic Initiative (THI) held its sold-out 11th Annual New York Gala on Saturday, December 2 raising more than USD $2.5M making it the most successful fundraising event not only in the organization’s history but among the...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • Anna Rezan honored by philanthropist Brock Pierce and lobbyist Ezra Friedlander for her contribution to history, the arts and culture

    Famed actress and director Anna Rezan was the special guest in Washington, DC among members of Congress, diplomats from all over the world, and businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Pierce mansion by the Capitol. My People, the...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • Restaurateur Peter Kambitsis: Passionate, Driven, Adaptable

    Peter Kambitsis is a powerhouse in the restaurant business and many know his popular bakeries–New York Bakery and Sugarberry and he has his newest restaurant which just opened, Pappa Gallo in Long Island. He loves his Greek...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • THE OLD AND THE NEW

    The good thing about the Christmas holiday is that first you have Christmas, with family and a celebration of the happy times with your family: the birth of Christ, a happy event, all the Christmas movies, the...

    • Posted December 28, 2023
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  • “JUST BECAUSE,” SAYS MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY ABOUT HIS NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK

    We’d like to thank Markos Papadatos for getting this exclusive with Matthew McConaughey and making this a special Greek-American anniversary for us: our 18th anniversary as a magazine not just for Greeks, but as an American magazine...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • Katsantonis photographed with Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras
    Septemvriana: A Night of Terror for Greeks in Constantinople

    by Marie Lolis Mike Katsantonis’ office is typical. His desk piled high with papers and on the floor a “We love you Pappou!” poster board from his grandchildren. Yet hanging among the family photos is the detailed...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • NEO's Cover January 2011
    The Hellenic Initiative’s 11th Annual Gala to Honor Ted Leonsis

    The Hellenic Initiative (THI), the largest global non-profit uniting the Greek Diaspora – with supporters in over 47 countries – will host its 11th Annual Gala on Saturday, December 2, 2023, in New York City.  Buzz and excitement for the Gala are...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • HOMER IN THE TIME OF THE ZHOU

    by Dean Kalimniou* Whether by accident or design, the ancient cultures of Greece and China, though geographically at great distances from each other and politically, poles apart, present interesting parallels. One of many of these, would undoubtedly...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • Third Annual NHS Heritage Greece Program Fundraiser in NY

    The New York Heritage Greece Initiative Committee of the National Hellenic Society is organizing its 3rd consecutive annual fundraiser on Friday, November 10 2023, 6:30 p.m., at the Strathmore Vanderbilt Country Club in Manhasset, NY. The goal...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • Greek Food Stealing the Hearts of Locals in the Adirondacks

    by Elena Kefalogianni Every place has its own culinary treasures, a lesson chef, Evangelos Karagiannopoulos learned early in life. Unlike the common belief that “Greek food” is similar across the country, Evangelos explains how each village has...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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  • Demetra Giannakopoulos, Long Branch, NJ; Molecular Biology, Rutgers University
    The FAITH Endowment Awards 168 Academic Scholarships to Top Greek American Students

    In its nineteenth year championing education and empowering young Greek American leaders, FAITH awarded 96 FAITH Scholarships for Academic Excellence to top graduating high school seniors and 72 FAITH Scholarships for Excellence in STEM. FAITH Scholars demonstrate...

    • Posted October 27, 2023
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