Pontian singer Alexis Parcharidis and lyra player Christos Tiktapanidis entertain members and guests at the Pontian Club house, Komneni. Songs from the homeland Pontos in native Pontian Greek are sung throughout clubhouses across North America and other diaspora communities around the world. This social gathering is popularly known as a ”Mouhapet”, or in it’s traditional Pontian Greek term, a “Parakath”. Image courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.