St. George Cathedral
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St. George Philoptochos to host annual Bid ‘n’ Buy

Philadelphia, PA – St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral will be hosting it’s annual Philoptochos Bid ‘n’ Buy at their culture center adjacent to the church. This years theme is the Greek Islands. You’re invited to travel to the Greek Islands at their Bid ‘n’ Buy this Friday, April 17th, at 7:00 pm.

Armenian Genocide March 18
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Commemorating 100 years since the Armenian Genocide

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the 8th Annual Philadelphia Armenian Genocide Walk will take place, providing an opportunity for the entire Philadelphia community to gather to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

Easter Sunday with the Karolidis Family
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Easter Sunday with the Karolidis Family

Deptford, NJ – Fawn and Spiro Karolidis hosted their annual family Easter yesterday with family and friends. Pontian music and a traditional lamb spit scene greeted you as you entered the backyard. Dancing, food and smiles filled the air as we took in the afternoon and evening.

Easter Tradition in Philadelphia - Image 14
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Easter Tradition in Philadelphia – Photo gallery

Philadelphia, PA – Fireworks exploded at midnight over Evangelismos Greek Orthodox church during Easter services. Parishioners commemorated the mass with a tradition of fireworks. The congregation stood outside the church holding candles and looking into the sky during the late service.

Easter-at-Evangelismos
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Chios Easter Tradition at Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church

Philadelphia, PA – “Christos Anesti, Christos Anesti!” was shouted out to the crowd by Father Alexandros of Evangelismos Greek Orthodox church. While holding candles and gathered outside of their church, parishioners looked on during the Easter midnight mass.

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Evangelismos Fireworks

Philadelphia, USA, 2014

At the stroke of midnight Holy Saturday transitions to Easter Sunday. The petite Greek Orthodox church of Evangelismos of Theotokos (Bustleton Ave.) celebrates Easter with a big bang. Parishioners reenact a firework tradition which hails from the Island of Chios. Candles are lit while listening for the bells to chime. This signals the resurrection of Christ which is announced by Father Alexandros. Christos Anesti! Image courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.