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The 2016 Greek Orthodox Folk Dance and Choral Festival is underway in Anaheim California this weekend. Congratulations to all of the participants who have practiced hard all year in anticipation of this fantastic event. See live streaming video of the performances at > www.yourfdf.org
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It's a safe bet that all that extra virgin, high quality olive oil you've been buying in recent years is not that at all but, rather, poor quality, mixed oils - or maybe not even olive oil at all in a global industry that's rife with…See More
Masticha Scented Galaktoboureko with Kataifi Phyllo--its a mouthful in every sense of the word! WONDERFUL RECIPE: http://culinaryflavors.gr/2012/03/mastic-scented-galaktoboureko-with-kataifi-phylo/
Ephesus is an amazing place known for St. Paul's travels and letters to the Ephesians with a history dating back to ancient Greece. Pictured below is the "Hercules Gate" comprising of two pillars depicting Hercules--the hero that is adorned in the skin of a Nemean lion that killed to save Nemea.
The Lycian Harpy Tomb is a remarkable pillar dating back to the 5th Century BC in the Anatolia region of Turkey--was once called the City of Xanthos and could be the tomb of King Kybernis (a Greek word meaning leader or governor). Four winged figures surround the tomb--thought to be deities rather than mythological harpies--the winged monsters with human faces that carried off evil doers to a place where vengeance is taken for their misdeeds in life. Lycia was the place where Greece and…See More
HELLENIC CAREER CENTER - www.helleniccareercenter.com is a comprehensive job board and career center for the Greek American community sponsored by the NATIONAL HELLENIC SOCIETY.
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Hilarious American advertisement with Greek grondmother (=yiayia) this time judging in the relationship of a couple.
Dodona in Epirus is considered one of the mystical places in ancient Hellas where the trees were consecrated to their respective divinity...the laurel to Apollo, the olive to Athena, poplar to Hercules, myrtle to Aphrodite, and beech to Zeus. The majestic theater seated an audience of 18,000 and was built in the 3rd century BC. Should you visit---talk to the trees, they will surely whisper back to you!…See More