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Greeks Remember Genocide of Their Ancestors in Pontus

Every year on May 19 Pontic Greeks commemorate one of the darkest pages in Hellenic history, as the date will forever be connected to...

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...
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Thousands Gather for Greek Pontic Celebration in Thessaloniki (video)

More than 2,500 dancers participated in a celebration of Greek Pontic culture held on Saturday in Thessaloniki. The event was organized by the Panpontian Federation...

Greek President Calls on the World to Recognize Pontian Genocide

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday joined thousands of Pontian Greeks who gathered at the church of Panagia Soumela at Mt. Vermion in northern...

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...

Pontic Greeks in Thessaloniki Commemorate 100 Years Since Genocide

Hundreds of Pontic Greeks gathered in central Thessaloniki on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the Turks upon their ancestors. The...

May 19: Remembering the Pontic-Greek Genocide 1913-1922

On Feb. 24, 1994, the Greek parliament voted unanimously in favor of recognizing the Pontian Genocide and instituted May 19 as a Remembrance Day. The...

Golden Dawn MP Reportedly Attacked During Pontic Protest in Thessaloniki

The second Pontic protest within the past five days saw another altercation involving Greek politicians, as protesters demanded that Golden Dawn representatives leave, the protest turned violent. Golden...

New Democracy MP Attacked During Pontic Protest in Athens

A protest against the government's attitude toward the Pontic community was marred by an attack on New Democracy MP Giorgos Koumoutsakos. A group of people that had been attached to...

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