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Athens poised to send military craft to evacuate Greeks from Egypt Athens poised to send military craft to evacuate Greeks from Egypt
SAE Athens , 31.01.2011
Two C-130 military aircrafts are ready and on stand-by for orders from deputy foreign minister for overseas Greeks affairs Dimitris Dollis to take off from Elefsis military airbase for Alexandria to evacuate some 100 Greeks who have asked to return to Greece.    Dollis said in radio and television interviews on Monday morning that approximatel... more
Deputy Foreign Minister, D. Dollis on the side of Greeks in Egypt Deputy Foreign Minister, D. Dollis on the side of Greeks in Egypt
SAE Alexandria , 29.01.2011
Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demetris Dollis, has been in constant contact since yesterday with the President of the World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE), Mr. Stefanos Tamvakis, in regard to the tragic events occurring in the past few days in Egypt. In his statements to ANA – MPA, the President of SAE stated that he had two te... more
New activities of «Plant Your Roots in Greece» foundation New activities of «Plant Your Roots in Greece» foundation
SAE Chicago , 17.01.2011
Landscaping sectors of Ancient Eleftherna archaeological site in Crete The new reforestation activity organized on January 16th 2011 by “Friends of Taygetos” environmental association and “Action Group for Taygetos”, was crowned with absolute success, as 3.200 plants were planted in Stavroto Dentri area, located at the 30th km of Kalamata – S... more
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demetris Dollis briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Greek Diaspora Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demetris Dollis briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Greek Diaspora
SAE Athens , 13.01.2011
Deputy FM, Demetris Dollis, during the briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for the Greek Diaspora on Wednesday, appeared determined to drastically change long-standing circumstances in Greece’s Greek Diaspora policies, with an intention to mark a “brand new” course, through the organization of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abro... more
The «Odyssey» of Greeks in Chile, recorded in a historical and sociological study The «Odyssey» of Greeks in Chile, recorded in a historical and sociological study
SAE Santiago , 28.12.2010
After a systematic 15 year research, even in the cemeteries of the most remote town of Chile, with information for Greeks – dating from 1536 – and more recent immigrant interviews, “Greeks in Chile” was published. The book is based on a historical and sociological study, recording the “Odyssey” of Greeks in Chile. The authors are Alexandros D... more
e-Vasilopita cutting on February 21st 2011 e-Vasilopita cutting on February 21st 2011
SAE Thessaloniki , 27.12.2010
All Greeks (from Greece, Cyprus and abroad) and Philhellenes (friends of Greece worldwide) are invited to join for another year, the cutting of the virtual Vasilopita (Greek traditional New Year’s cake), as every year by Diaktinismos, under the auspices of the World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE). This year’s cutting will take place on the... more
President Papoulias expresses optimism for future in Christmas message – Message for Greeks Abroad President Papoulias expresses optimism for future in Christmas message – Message for Greeks Abroad
SAE Athens , 24.12.2010
President of Republic Karolos Papoulias on Thursday expressed optimism for the future in statements after hearing Christmas carols and traditional holiday scores played by an armed forces orchestra, the presidential guard, and children from the charity organisation "Hamogelo tou Pediou".   Additionally, carols were sung by Special Olympics ath... more
Ceremony in memory of a distinguished Diaspora Greek, Demetrios Benardakis, whose remains have disappeared since 1962 Ceremony in memory of a distinguished Diaspora Greek, Demetrios Benardakis, whose remains have disappeared since 1962
SAE Thessaloniki , 21.12.2010
November 1962. During the excavation for the foundation of the Greek Church of St. Demetrios in Ligovsky Avenue, St. Petersburg, which was demolished in order to build Octyabrsky Concert Hall, the workers in surprise discovered a sarcophagus containing the embalmed corpse of a richly dressed man. A similar incident had never happened in the city... more