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.

St. George Cathedral
Charities & Fundraisers

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.

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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.