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PM Invites Young Greek Language Students to Visit Greece in Summer 2021

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited dozens of Greek school children from all over the world as well as children of different nationalities learning the...

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Greeks to Switch to Online Learning

By Ada Leivada While factories, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels and even airline companies are trying to figure out how they will survive the financial catastrophe...

Why I Love the Summer Greek Language Camp

By Ada Leivada The following is the story of Dimitris, a Greek-American teenager and student of Greek Lessons OnLine, who shares his experience of the...

Nations Which Owe their Name to the Greek Language

It is estimated that at least 5,000 words -- and most likely many more -- used in almost all languages spoken today across the...

Greek Yiayia Honored for Learning Pontic Greek Dialect at 92

Maria Sotiriadou, a 92-year old Greek woman living in Thessaloniki, will soon be honored by the University of Macedonia for her dedication to learning...

”Una Faccia, Una Razza”: The Fascinating Story of Greco-Italian Bonds

From cuisine, physical appearance, and, linguistic similarities to their massive cultural interrelationships, Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need...

Crete Polytechnic Offers New Course in Chinese Language

The Polytechnic of Crete announced on Wednesday it is offering a course on the Chinese Language this academic year, following an agreement with the...

The Reason Iranians Do Not Pronounce the Greek PM’s Given Name

A very strange yet funny coincidence became public on social media recently by a few people, who speak Persian, the official language of Iran. Kyriakos...

Pontic Greek Still Spoken by Thousands in Northern Turkey

Pontian Greeks may have been forced out of their homeland one hundred years ago, but their language still lives today, in communities near Turkey's...

NASA Gives Martian Rocks Cypriot Names

NASA officially named two rocks on Mars with words from the Cypriot dialect earlier this week. The rocks were named in honor of the 33-year-old Greek-Cypriot scientist Dr....

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

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