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NEW WEBLOG, The New Athenian, providing independent coverage on Greece and the surrounding region by John Psaropoulos at .

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Metropolis of Boston Summer Camp 2015--Registrations now being accepted--Enjoyment for the entire family

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Introduction to
Hellenic Genealogy

by Mary Papoutsy--a comprehensive guide to
researching Greek ancestry

Current & Recent

How to Go About Buying a Plot in Greece-by Christos Iliopoulos, Esq., Attorney at the Supreme Court of Greece, LL.M.

Oregon and New Hampshire Cemeteries Offer Searchable Databases for Researchers, Include Greek Surnames--by Mary Papoutsy

Viewpoint: 2015 "Honor to the Greek Teacher" Event--by Catherine Tsounis

Greek Culture and Art Transmitted at Spring Art Exhibition and Sale--by Catherine Tsounis

Keeping Yiayia (Grandmother) at Home--by Mary Papoutsy

What Was the Hospitality at 2015 Easter in Athens and the Peloponnese?--by Catherine Tsounis

Review by Alan Morrison of Crisis--Greek Poets on the Crisis, Edited by Dino Siotis

Inheriting in Greece--by Christos Iliopoulos, Esq.

Market Basket Drama: A Greek Tragedy--by Christos Papoutsy

The Archives of Vatoussa: 1733-1912--A 'Titanic' Work by Christos Stavrakoglou

Assistive Technologies for Elder Care--by Dr. Lundy Lewis of Southern New Hampshire University-Christos and Mary Papoutsy Distinguished Chair in Ethics and Social Responsibility

Professional Systematics Applied to the Development of Social Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case Study--by Dr. Lundy Lewis of Southern New Hampshire University-Christos and Mary Papoutsy Distinguished Chair in Ethics and Social Responsibility [345KB PDF download]

Wheat of Life: Remembering Lost Loved Ones--by Mary Papoutsy

Easing Your Path to Greek Citizenship--by Greek Attorney Christos Iliopoulos

90 Years Since the Asia Minor Catastrophe. A Review of Christos Papoutsy's Ships of Mercy--by Dino Siotis [in Greek]

Free lectures on Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Now Being Scheduled

Where Did The Fifteen Trillion Dollars Go? (Originally posted 2002; updated 2009)

Releases from

Greek World Champion Kick-Boxer Zambidis to Fight Australian Champ Moxon in Piraeus on 27 June 2015

ISIS Burn Assyrian Woman, 80, in North Iraq

Metropolis of Boston Summer Camp 2015--Now Accepting Registrations

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Sweden

33rd International Choral Festival of Karditsa--9 to 18 July 2015 (MS Doc 704K)

Rally to Be Held in Support of Indicted Assyrian Attorney in Chicago

Documentary Film on Assyrian Genocide Shown in Sweden--by Bar Daisan (Assyrian International News Agency)

The Best Greek Festival in New Jersey Turns 42! Celebrates with 4 Big Days of Greek Hospitality. St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway, NJ.

Assyrians Call on Turkey's President to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Dr. Eve Katsoulakis Inducted in NY Methodist Hospital Healer's Hall of Fame--by Catherine Tsounis

Classical Music Concert Featuring Violinist George Demertzis and Pianist Athena Adamopoulos at Megaron Musikis in Athens to Benefit Children's Foundation--14 May 2015 [in Greek]

Cyprus to Host 3rd International Performance Art Festival at Nicosia, 20-21 June 2015. English-language version of press release. Greek release.

Greek Institute of Cambridge Announces Lecture by Author Christos Papoutsy: "Ola gia ta paideia--Everything for the Children"

Harvard Library Acquires Stavrakoglou Book and Vatoussan Periodical

New Book Authored by Papoutsy: Everything for the Children. . . At the Expense of Whom?

Dance of Zalongo History Revealed in New Book by Christos Papoutsy. Click here for small JPEG flyer (110KB--set printer to "landscape" format). For full-size flyer (PDF 5.3MB), click here.

Click Here to Browse a Collection of Downloadable Greek Recordings of 78-Records from the 40s, 50s, & 60s

The Root Cause of the Corrupt Stock Market and Flow of Capital. The Invisible Hand [doc file]

Upcoming Events

We're streamlining our site as weapproach our 15th anniversarydate. Events will now be listed only here on the Home page, a changedesigned to enhance efficiency for site visitors.

49th Annual Greek Festival. St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
Festival location: St. George GOC, 433 Fairfield Ave., Hartford, CT. Free admission. Rain or Shine. Fun for the whole family with authentic, homemade Greek food, live music, youth dance performances, cathedral tours, face painting, a coffee house, a taverna with a separate menu and band on the back patio. For more info, contact Church: or phone (860) 956-7586. 4-7 June 2015.

3rd Cyprus International Performance Art Festival. Nicosia, Cyprus.
See Greek press release and English-language version. 20-21 June 2015.

Pancyprian Choir Celebrates Fathers' Day with Music of Marios Tokas. Athenians' Society of New York.
Terrace on the Park. For more info, contact Athenians' Society at 718-721-1113 or by email at the address Sunday, 4pm, 21 June 2015.

Iron Challenge Kick-Boxing Contest
Featuring Greek World Champion Kick-Boxer Mike Zambidis and Australian Champion Steve Moxon
Peace and Friendship Stadium, Piraeus, Greece. See press release. Saturday, 27 June 2015.

33rd International Choral Festival of Karditsa, Greece. Renowned choruses, orchestras and soloists from across the globe to perform at Karditsa. Artistic director and conductor is Professor Nikos Efthimiadis. Among musical works to be presented are operas, symphonic works, 15th and 16th century works, Byzantine and Ancient Greek musical works. See press release for additional details. 9-18 July 2015.

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