Memorial Day for the Genocide of Pontians (1914 – 1923)


The memory of hundreds of thousands of Pontic Greeks celebrated today, May 19 Memorial Day for the Genocide of Greeks of Pontos , established in 1994 by decision of the House of Greek and refers to massacres and deportations against Greek populations in the Pontic region made by the movement Young Turks in the period 1914-1923….

Οχι Day – 28th October 1940


Oxi Day , Greek: Επέτειος του «’Οχι», Anniversary of the “No” –  is celebrated throughout Greece, Cyprus and the Greek communities around the world on 28 October each year. Ohi Day commemorates the rejection by Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on 28 October 1940, the Hellenic counterattack…

EU and Greece: “One day, the house of cards will collapse”


Article written by: Arthur Kokontis from sitnokglobal.com |  OCTOBER 2016 CONTENTS  Introduction: Introduction and objectives of article  Part One:  Terms and Definitions | European Union Overview | Political system and judicial structure of the European Union Part Two: Looking at the EU Problem | [ECB]Professor Otmar Issing and [EU] Jacques Delors’  Part Three: Hellenic Republic of Greece | Monarchy…

New PLAY AND READ POST: My Dear Greece


This is a Play and Read Post [PRP]: Instructions: Press play on video and read post or stories. By Arthur Kokontis   My Dear Greece  My eyes have seen enough – I have been with you for 30 days – I traveled your cities, I met my people, I paid respect to my ancestors, and…

NEW PLAY AND READ POST: My Message to the Hellenic Republic of Greece


This is a Play and Read Post: Press play on video and read post or stories. By Arthur Kokontis   Hellenic Republic of Greece Citizens- this is a strong and proud sovereign nation. The citizens do not have a choice they have a national responsibility – they represent their nation, they hold and fly their…

The Hellinikon – Athens: The Largest Urban Redevelopment Project in Europe [Real Progress – Real Economics]


Follow Us Hellenic Union.Org on Facebook Exclusive coverage: By Arthur Kokontis – Director/Founder of sitnokglobal.com   The Hellinikon – Urban Development Project, Athens   We cover this exciting new proposed urban redevelopment project in Athens,  Greece – the site located at the old International Airport. We include links and information on everything you need to…

Aristotle Onassis’s yacht Christina O: Where is the yacht today


Luxury Yacht “Christina O” This luxury yacht was the pride gem of the late Mr Aristotle Onassis. Today the yacht is available for charter through website Charter World. The current advertised charter rates today as displayed on their website is  between EUR€ 560,000.00 per week to  EUR€ 455,000.00/ per week   Yacht Charter Description Welcome…

The Greek War of Independence 1821 – 1832. History, The Heros and Videos


The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı Greek Uprising), was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire. The Greeks were later assisted by the Russian Empire, Great Britain, Bourbon France,…

All Greeks Remember: Add the Greek Flag to your Facebook profile


TO ADD GREECE FlAG TO YOUR PROFILE: https://app.profileoverlays.com/Simple/country-gr-t Peter Poulos our fellow Hellene calls on all Greeks around the world to remember Greeces recent events and financial crisis and the impact on Greek lives. Peter says: Θυμόσαστε οταν γεμίσανε ολα τα προφίλ με Γαλλικές σημαίες οταν εγινε το τρομοκρατικό χτύπημα στο Παρίσι ;; 6000 ελληνες…

The Many Faces of Hellenic Culture


“The Many Faces of Hellenic Culture” is the first book from freelance writer and short film director, Billy Cotsis who doubles as a feature writer at Neos Kosmos. An extensive interview with Billy Cotsis will follow soon. Billy has travelled to over 48 countries and 58 Greek islands, allowing him to bring together a collection…

UNITED WE STAND


I have been away for too long. There you go. I have said. An admission of guilt. (My teacher’s words are ringing in my ear: never start a sentence with “I”. It shows you are an egoistic person. Oh well. Twice guilty in a very short space. I guess I am heading for the gallows)….

Bamies


Dora Kitinas-Gogos prepares a plate of delicious bamies- ogra for our non Greek speaking friends   How much can I praise this simple vegetable that not many people like because they don’t know how to prepare it and it ends up slimy. The health benefits of bamies are almost endless, high in folic acid, Vitamin…

Ancient Greeks and the art of souvlaki


Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis reports on the latest foundings that reveal it was our ancient ancestors that first discovered barbecuing   Oh yes! Souvlaki. Our national treasure. Our pride and joy. The single thing -along with plate smashing of course- that almost monopolises the knowledge of the world’s people about the modern state of our nation….

Al Pacino – to play role of Aristotle Onassis


The Hollywood actor will star as the Greek shipping magnate in a film that is set to bring about more controversy Al Pacino at the age of 75, is reported to be starring in the role of legendary Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in Fernando Meirelles’ upcoming biographical drama “Nemesis”. The Brazilian director is best…

Kalin Espera Arhontes


Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis re-discovers the magic of the Greek Carols, the Kalanda It’s that time of the year again. The silly season. The season when we spoil our children with lavish gifts left under the Christmas Tree for them to open come Christmas Day. The day when we pretend everything is fine in our world….

Joys and sorrows of the repatriate


Category: Hellenism | Publications Expert from ‘Same Deep Water’ by Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis   Returning home. Back to the birthplace of your ancestors. For some of us the place where we were born. Emotional. Standing at the airport, consumed by opposing emotions. Joy and sorrow. In equal measures. Joy for finally converting an old dream…