St. Luke Greek Orthodox church parishioners came together at Wilson Farm Park on Sunday morning, to participate in the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation Care Walk.
Looking for authentic Greek food? Look no further than Annunciation Greek Orthodox church on Old York road. America’s 6th oldest established Greek Orthodox community is hosting it’s annual OPA Greek Festival.
Recorded on May 3, 2015. Brought to you by the parishioners of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Upper Darby.
Upper Darby, PA – St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church will host it’s annual Upper Darby Greek Festival, from May 14th through the 17th. The festival features Greek food, authentic folk dancing by area dance troupes and it’s own Pegasus. Dancing will take place daily under the big tent.
Spring time brings flowers, nice weather, love, and people yelling out, Opa… Yia’sou… Kalos irthate… One Souvlaki, hold the onions! All of these sayings are heard throughout the United States at your local Greek Orthodox Church Greek festival. There are hundreds of them each year throughout this great land.
The 1st of May, known as “Protomagia”, is a time of celebration throughout all of Greece. It is a day off for everyone, similar to our American “Labor Day”. Living in Thessaloniki for half of my life, it was a trip which got me in touch with nature, and most importantly, my ancestral roots.
Red peppers, so sweet, so tasty, so fragrant! Suitable for salads but also a main ingredient for many greek receipes.
Gus P.Pahides of Southampton, PA formerly of Meadowbrook, PA passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015. He was 87 years old.
The St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church Ladies Philoptochos Society in Broomall, PA will host its Annual Bid ‘n’ Buy on Thursday, May 7th at 6:30 pm. This years theme is “Hooray for Hollywood” celebrating the “golden years” of Hollywood.
Marion “Marika” Nee Papouris, age 80, of Glen Mills, Pa. Died April 26, 2015 at Lankenau Hospital after a sustained illness. Beloved wife of Arthur. Loving Mother of Nick (Debi) and Paul (Cora). Devoted grandmother of Anthony, Evan, Alexander, Samuel and Nathaniel. Also survived by sister Mary P. Efstration.
The Revolution was hardly the coordinated uprising described in the history books, and much of the gains of 1821-22 were squandered by the Greeks’ love of political infighting, corruption, and financial scandals.
Recorded on April 26, 2015. Brought to you by the parishioners of Evangelismos of Theotokos Church in Philadelphia.
As separatist forces creep closer to Mariupol, and Greece considers a further alliance with Russia, one group could put this new friendship on hold – Ukraine’s Greek community.
Following Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ visit to Moscow, there is fresh talk of a potential alliance between Russia and Greece against Europe.
Middletown, PA – Three Pan-Macedonian Association former presidents shared their experiences and thoughts recently at a forum which was was hosted by Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia (GAHSP) President Nick Yiantsos.
Cyprus was one of the first countries to recognise the Armenian genocide, but the relationship that the country has with its own Armenian population is more complicated than it seems.
AHEPA Headquarters has partnered with Helping Hellenic HEROes (Hellenic Emergency Response Officers) to help raise awareness and funds to help bring upwards of 75 Greek firefighters and police officer athletes here to the National Capital Region to compete in the biannual Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games.
Philadelphia, PA – On April 20, 2015, Philadelphia’s Greek community lost its well known member Stavros N. Pasamihalis. Pasamihalis was a devoted father, loving grandfather and dear brother.
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.