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“The Greek Monsters” are coming to the National Hellenic Museum

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 24, 2014 in Blog

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) is launching a new exhibition titled “The Greek Monsters” on September 26, 2014. Designed by Greek-based artists, Beetroot, the oversized, colorful creatures are engaging for children and adults alike and tell classic mythological tales in a modern way. The “post-black-figured” visual style of The Greek Monsters exhibition is based upon…


Come enjoy the San Juan Greek Festival!! Sept. 27th and 28th

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog

The 2nd Annual San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is right around the corner! Come enjoy the San Juan Greek Festival and visit AHEPA 527 at the cultural booth. Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church in San Juan Capistrano is inviting the community to celebrate Greek culture and cuisine at the second annual Greek Festival on Saturday,…


Legend of Pheidippides grew from the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C.

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Blog

Three athletes train for the marathon at the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. September 12 is recognized as the commemoration date of the Battle of Marathon, which led a couple thousand years later to the creation of the modern marathon.Legend states that on this day in 490 B.C., Pheidippides, a Greek solider, ran for…


Apostolic Pilgrimage to Constantinople

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Blog

AHEPA Supreme President Phillip T. Frangos, in conjunction with the Archons and the Philoptochos, will embark on a historic Apostolic Pilgrimage to Constantinople from November 28 – December 04. AHEPA has been asked to participate in the pilgrimage in honor of Pope Francis’s visit to meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Members…