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  • Ergon: Exploring Greek/American Arts and Letters, Politics and Culture

    Ergon: Exploring Greek/American Arts and Letters, Politics and Culture

    We are delighted to announce the publication of Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters, a journal that promotes the arts, letters, and scholarship of Greek America.

    This online magazine will feature the work (έργον) of poets, photographers, public intellectuals, musicians, critics, scholars, journalists, essayists, filmmakers, novelists, activists, translators, and women and men of letters. It fosters conversation among those deeply engaged in the production of new ideas, images, and meanings in [...]

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  • Let’s Do It Greece

    Let’s Do It Greece

    Let’s Do It Greece is the country’s largest concurrent environmental campaign, organized entirely by volunteers, young people who love volunteering and altruism. The distinctive feature of the campaign is that volunteering events, environmentally oriented, are being organized on the same day and at the same time all over Greece. In 2017, the 6th continuous year of the campaign, more than 109,000 volunteers participated in over 1,500 volunteering events across the country.

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  • Diaspora Greeks appear split over “Macedonia” name dispute

    Diaspora Greeks appear split over “Macedonia” name dispute

    Replying to New Diaspora’s questionnaire, Greeks abroad seem to be more conciliatory compared to their compatriots in Greece. 

    On January 21st, 2018, a large rally took place in Thessaloniki, demanding that the word “Macedonia” will not be included in the official and constitutional name of FYROM, the Balkan state that has already been recognised by 130 countries as “Republic of Macedonia”. Since the early 1990s, the standing position of the Greek state remains the acceptance of a composite [...]

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  • Survey: Greeks abroad on FYROM name dispute

    Survey: Greeks abroad on FYROM name dispute

    Our survey is now closed. Click here to see the results.

    New Diaspora always cares about national issues, as well as the general notion of a national identity. We have therefore created a short survey to record the opinion of Greeks abroad on the current issue of the name of FYROM. The survey is exclusively in Greek, mainly addressed at Greek nationals who permanently reside abroad.

    Please answer the questionnaire until Sunday the 28th of [...]

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  • HELLAS FILMBOX BERLIN 2018: More than a Festival

    HELLAS FILMBOX BERLIN 2018: More than a Festival

    January 24–28, 2018, Urban Spree

    HELLAS FILMBOX BERLIN is a Greek film festival established in 2015 to highlight the current, highly artistic Greek film scene and present it to a German audience. Films are a unique source to communicate and a great medium through which to expand alternate ways of thinking and seeing Greece and its culture.

    Primarily, HELLAS FILMBOX BERLIN aspires to be a platform for “New Greek Cinema”. We [...]

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  • Share your New Year wishes

    Share your New Year wishes

    With only a few days separating us from 2018, we would like new diaspora Greeks from all over the world to share with our community their holiday photos and wishes for the New Year.

    Your pictures can be anything that relates to the subject: holiday decorations in the city you live in, a taste from your Christmas dinner, or even a selfie together with your pet wearing a Santa Claus hat. Please accompany them with your first name, [...]

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  • Poets Radio: with Greece as a Compass

    Poets Radio: with Greece as a Compass

    A new web radio channel is on air! From November 4th, poets-radio.net broadcasts quality music, poems and live shows on a daily basis.

    The collaboration between Poets Radio and New Diaspora aims at joining forces in order to bring forward issues that concern Greeks living and creating abroad.

    Irini Gavala’s broadcast With Greece as a Compass is dedicated to the Greek Diaspora. You can listen to it (in Greek) every Wednesday for two hours, from 22:00 [...]

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  • ‘Knowledge and Partnership Bridges’ in the Netherlands

    ‘Knowledge and Partnership Bridges’ in the Netherlands

    Following the success of ‘Knowledge and Partnership Bridges’ in Berlin and Stockholm, Amsterdam has been chosen as its next stop on its tour of towns abroad that have large concentrations of Greeks. The event will include discussions on the networking of Greeks abroad with those who live in Greece, the means of achieving this and the benefits arising from it.

    In order to inform Greeks living in Holland about the ways in [...]

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  • Saint Martin’s lanterns

    Saint Martin’s lanterns

    November 11th is Saint Martin’s holiday. Germans consider it a good opportunity for their children to learn how to share their belongings with others.

    - To share generously - To offer without expecting return

    How many times have we said that to our children, hoping that they will understand and start doing so? A very good opportunity for “revision” in many European countries is the 11th of November and the [...]

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  • The theatrical illustrations of Sophia Pistofidou

    The theatrical illustrations of Sophia Pistofidou

    Sophia Pistofidou grew up in Athens and lives in London, where she works as an illustrator and graphic designer who creates imagery based around an absurdist perception of the weak line between truth and illusion.

    “In my life, illustration was born from a need to communicate rather than simply create. From a young age, when I needed to impart an idea, it was easier to create a picture to express opinions and [...]

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  • Knowledge & Partnership Bridges in Stockholm

    Knowledge & Partnership Bridges in Stockholm

    The event focused on the networking and actions of organisations and individuals involved in the ‘Knowledge & Partnership Bridges’ initiative.

    The highly successful tour to spread word of the ‘Knowledge & Partnership Bridges’ initiative continued with its second stop in Stockholm. Greeks from the Swedish capital were at the Hellenic Cultural Home on 21 October attending an event organised by the Federation of Greek Associations and Communities of Sweden, the General Secretariat for Strategy [...]

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  • Reload Greece Conference 2017: The Unstoppable Generation

    Reload Greece Conference 2017: The Unstoppable Generation

    The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference takes place in London on Saturday 28th October

    The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture will explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture to create long term and sustainable change. Distinguished international speakers from The World Bank, European Investment Bank (EIB), European Investment Fund (EIF), Bloomberg Associates and e-Estonia as well as young and mighty individuals, such as Philipp Brinkmann from Tripsta and [...]

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