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Measures for integrating immigrants Measures for integrating immigrants
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Bonn , 02.02.2012
Specific measures on the integration of immigrants were presented yesterday during the summit convened by the Chancellery. The implementation of the “action plan” of the Berlin government, will involve, apart from the central German government, federal states and municipalities. Among the most significant measures decided are the following: ... more
Albania: «Omonoia» announces forthcoming Greek minority census in June
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Tirana , 02.02.2012
The Democratic Union organization of the ethnic Greek minority in Albania “Omonoia” announced its decision to conduct the census of all Greeks living in Albania. After the organization’s administrative board meeting in Agioi Saranta, it was unanimously decided to launch preparations in order to complete the census between June and October 201... more
Exhibition on Byzantium and Islam at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hellenes Abroad / Greece New York , 02.02.2012
In 1977, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art presented the “Age of Spirituality”, an exhibition tracing the first centuries of the Byzantine Empire with original artworks. Almost 20 years later, in 1996, the museum hosted another magnificent exhibition, that complemented the first one, titled “The Glory of Byzantium”, focusing on the middle ... more
Dimitriades takes home the AACTA Dimitriades takes home the AACTA
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Melbourne , 02.02.2012
Australian actor Alex Dimitriades won the 2012 AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama for his role as Harry in The Slap - the Christos Tsiolkas novel of the same name that was adapted for screen. His performance as Harry in episode 3 of The Slap won the AACTA Award for Best Direction in a Television Drama. This was Dimitri... more
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with H.E. Michael Spinellis, Ambassador of Greece to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion meets with H.E. Michael Spinellis, Ambassador of Greece to Russia
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Moscow , 02.02.2012
On 30 January 2012, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department, met with H. E. Michael Spinellis, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Greek Republic to the Russian Federation. They were joined in the meeting by Counsellor for Cultural Affairs of the Embassy of Greece, Dimitrios Yalamas.... more
Pamela Pappas Will Be Honored at the «Leadership 100» Annual Conference Pamela Pappas Will Be Honored at the «Leadership 100» Annual Conference
Hellenes Abroad / Greece New York , 02.02.2012
Pamela Pappas of Tampa, Florida, who completed the challenging climb to the summit of Mount Everest on May 13, 2011, will be honored with the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Achievement on Saturday, February 11, according to Constantine G. Caras, Chairman. “We are delighted to add this wonderful opportunity of honoring so extraordina... more
«Temenos» screenings at the University of Michigan «Temenos» screenings at the University of Michigan
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 02.02.2012
The University of Michigan hosts a two-day tribute to Gregory J. Markopoulos and Robert Beavers. The programme, headed Temenos, after the outdoor screening festival, is set in Markopoulos' father’s native town of Lyssarea in the Peloponnese. The Greek-American director started filming in the late 1940s. Using unique forms of camera work and a... more
His Grace Petros Bishop of Nikopolis falls asleep His Grace Petros Bishop of Nikopolis falls asleep
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Alexandria , 01.02.2012
On 31st January 2012 His Grace Petros Bishop of Nikopolis, retired Hierarch of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa, fell asleep in the Lord. The Late Bishop Petros of Nikopolis (Karatroupkos) was born in Naousa, Macedonia. He held a degree from the Theological Faculty of the University of Thessaloniki, was ordained Deacon in 1953 an... more