Cherry Hill, NJ – On Sunday evening, Kuzina by Sofia hosted a special one night event that merged Greek cuisine and a musical duet. Classical soloist Achilleas Wastor and singer Aphrodite Daniel united the crowd in song throughout the evening with traditional Greek songs from the 60’s.
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, PA – Vespers for the Feast Day of St. George was hosted at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Philadelphia. A special performance by the Byzantine Choir of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey.
The Upper Darby Greek Festival will host a performance of laughter with world famous comedian, Angelo Tsarouchas. Angelo has appeared on hit TV shows such as “Mad Men”, “Sullivan and Son”, and “Blue Mountain State”. He has also been touring with Vince Vaughn’s “Wild West Comedy Show”.
Europe either hangs together or – as the American revolutionaries liked to point out – the nations of Europe will be hanged separately.
Deptford, NJ – The International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) hosted it’s fourth annual benefit banquet. The event was sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Committee of the IOCC and was attended by some 300 members of the community.
Kuzina By Sofia in Cherry Hill, will be hosting dinner and show evening with Achilleas Wastor and Aphrodite Daniel this Sunday, April 26, 6:00 pm.
Wastor is an internationally recognized classical recital soloist, while Aphrodite Daniels is known for vocal performances in Greek music.
Deptford, NJ – The Greater Philadelphia Committee of the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) hosted at Adelphia Restaurant, it’s fourth annual benefit.
Recorded live on April 19, 2015 at Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, PA – On Friday evening, St. George Greek orthodox cathedral was the scene of a bid ‘n’ buy event. Hosted by the Ay Myrophori Philoptochos, the venture brought in some 200 Greek women from around the Delaware Valley for an evening of fun, food and fabulous prizes.
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.