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The Chair that Imagined – Children’s Theatre

05.11.2019 in Arts & Culture

THE CHAIR THAT IMAGINED Children’s Interactive Musical Theatre Performance with live music on stage For children 3-10 years old The interactive children’s play “The Chair That Imagined” the new play by Stefi Theodotou, goes up on the stage of “Theatro tis imeras” (Theatre of the Day) starting on Sunday, November 10, 2019! Come to play, dance, have fun and find new creative ways that combine knowledge with imagination! With a number of successful performances in her showcase, and of course her sold-out children’s play “Nature’s Secret” that was embraced by young and old at the theatre “Theatro tis imeras” last…

Greens Casserole

17.06.2017 in Gastronomy

GREENS CASSEROLE By Katerina Hamilaki My Athivoles From the cookbook “Logari” Memories roam in fields like those of St. John, Varna and Paliochora, where my mother and I picked the greens.  “Picking greens is an art,” my mother would say, “but it is not only art, as art is also the skill to enjoy the wealth of nature by allowing its elements, earth, water, sun and wind run their course…” ~Katerina Hamilaki Ingredients: Filling: 3 lbs of greens*, washed and chopped 2 spring onions, chopped 1 cup olive oil (for frying) salt, pepper, cumin, to taste n *Ideal greens for…

Keeping a Family Legacy Alive…

15.06.2017 in Arts & Culture

The Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture An interview with Vice Admiral Georgios Chraniotis, Founder, President Nikos Sofialakis was born in Erfous, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece in 1914 and passed away in Athens, Greece in 2002. While still a young child in Crete, he was considered an artistic prodigy by his schoolteachers who arranged for him to travel to Athens, at the age of ten, where he would have greater opportunities to nurture his talents. And so began a lifetime of artistic and historic contribution… Vice Admiral Georgios Chraniotis is the Founder, and President, of the Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture. He has…

Nikos Kazantzakis

15.06.2017 in Arts & Culture

Kazantzakis Publications Sharing the words of the great writer globally… It was in only a short while after Nikos Kazantzakis’s death in 1957 that his wife and life companion, Eleni, disillusioned by the treatment of the then-publishers of her husband’s works, decided to take matters into her own hands and establish a publishing house which would publish the entirety of Kazantzakis’s titles, regardless of their popularity, commercial appeal or conformity to the existing societal and ideological strictures. In her vision, this publishing house (El. N. Kazantzakis Publications) would allow each title to be edited and published according to Nikos Kazantzakis’s…

Pancretan Association of America

15.06.2017 in History

The Pancretan Association of America celebrates 88 years! This July, the Pancretan Association will celebrate its 45th National Convention and 88th year. One of the largest and oldest societies in North America, the PAA, since its inception has continuously supported: Education, Culture, Church and Philanthropy. This history is reprinted with permission of the Pancretan Association Archives. Since ancient times, the Greeks had always wished to emigrate to foreign countries in an effort to find a better life. Looking back on history, we see that the Greeks, through their massive emigration, had created colonies where Greek was the only language spoken,…

Chromonastiri Museum

15.06.2017 in Museums

Chromonastiri Military Museum A hidden historical gem… Some of the greatest treasures are often tucked away from site, unassuming and unexpected. The Chromonastiri Military Museum in Crete is one such treasure. Situated just outside Rethymno and housed in a restored Venetian mansion, the Chromonastiri Military Museum reveals a proud and impressive history of the Modern Greek military. The Chromonastiri Military Museum can be found on the southern tip of Chromonastiri village, on the northern rim of Mount Vrysinas. From a historical viewpoint, Chromonastiri is one of the most remarkable historic villages of Crete as the history of the region goes…

Adventures with Archimedes

01.11.2016 in For Kids

Welcome to Adventures with Archimedes! Learn about all the wonderful things this awesome inventor and scientist created and discovered so many many years ago!