Year: 2021

Greek American Golden Girl Betty White (Cachikis)

Did you know? The beloved comedic actress of over 70 years and pioneer of TV, Betty White, had Greek roots? The actress sadly passed away at 99 years old on December 31st in 2021. Betty White was of Greek descent and was born on January 17, 1922. White has been awarded the Guinness World Record […]

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The Discovery of the Tomb of King Philip II (Alexander’s Father) in Greece Proves Macedonia is Greek

Everyone in the world needs to know about the great 1977 discovery of Greek archaeologist and Professor of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Manolis Andronikos. He announced to the world that he had discovered the tomb of the Macedonian King Philip II in Vergina, Greece. Manolis was responsible for one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of […]

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106 Year Old Yiayia Prays for the Whole World Every Morning

Meet Yiayia Anthi. At 106 years old, she prays for the whole world every morning in front of her window, looking at the sky and the mountain in front of her in Arta, Greece. Anthi Oikonomidi Katsouli was born in 1915 in the village of Katarraktis, Arta. She was a farmer and a mother of […]

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The Greek Roots of Santa Claus

Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nikolaos of Myra, was a 4th-century Christian saint and the Greek Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor (Greek Anatolia in present-day Turkey). He is also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker because of the numerous miracles ascribed to his intervention. He was known for hidden gifts, such as slipping […]

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Greek Pastitsio Recipe

Nothing speaks Greek family dinner better than Pastitsio! This is the hearty food that every Greek swears their mom or Yiayia can make it the best! 

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George Kambosos Jr: The New Greek Australian Lightweight Boxing Champion

In front of a shocked crowd at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater, George Kambosos Jr. (20-0, 10 KOs) pulled off the shocker of all shockers, travelling into enemy territory to take the WBA, IBF, WBC (franchise), and WBO belts away from Lopez (16-1, 12 KOs) in a thrilling split decision. The Greek Australian scored a […]

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The Greek Polyglot Genius That Speaks 32 Languages

Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator, is not your typical polyglot who speaks four or five major languages fluently, which is impressive in and of itself; he speaks 32. He speaks 16 fluently and can translate 16 more. Forget Google translate, Ioannis has the software all in his brain! Ikonomou, who was born in Heraklion, Crete, […]

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90 Year Old Stelios Prassas First Ever to Finish Athens Marathon

Impossible is nothing! At 90 years old, marathon runner Stelios Prassas is the oldest athlete ever to finish the Athens Marathon of 42km. Prassas was born in 1931 and takes pride in retaining not only the physical fitness of a teenager, but also the spirit and drive of one. The remarkable athlete has won eight […]

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Anna Pavlidou Crowned Miss Star Hellas and Miss World Greece

Anna Pavlidou, was crowned Miss Star Hellas 2021 a few weeks ago. ‘The most beautiful woman of Greece’ is a truly stunning and beautiful driven young lady. The 22-year-old beauty will represent Greece in the “Miss World” competition on December 16, 2021. Anna Pavlidou at just 22-year-old is an entrepreneur who owns a Gastrobar in […]

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