Memorable evening at Kuzina by Sofia
Community

Memorable evening at Kuzina by Sofia

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.

Marika Trizonis
Community

Marika Trizonis passes away

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 naval battle of Navarino, painted by Ambroise-Louis Garneray.
History

Another Lesson from 1821

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.

Greece’s Consulate General Director in Mariupol, Mihailis Stamatis, and the President of the Federation of Greek Communities of Ukraine, Alexandra Prochenko while receiving pharmaceutical materials sent by the Greek NGO "Pharmacists of the World" in Mariupol. Photo: Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Greece / Cyprus

The Russian-Greek alliance has a big local problem

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.

Angelo Tsarouchas
Festivals & Dances

Angelo Tsarouchas to perform at Upper Darby Greek Festival

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”.

Fourth Annual IOCC Benefit Banquet
Charities & Fundraisers

Fourth Annual IOCC Benefit Banquet

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.

Achilleas Wastor and Aphrodite Daniel
Arts & Entertainment

Spring Concert Supper Club Series

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.

St. George Bid and Buy
Charities & Fundraisers

The Return of St. George’s Bid ‘n’ Buy

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.

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Photographic Moments
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.