A Prime Opportunity for Cultural Diplomacy: The Case of Col. Hutchison

Consul General of Greece in New York Konstantinos Koutras spoke movingly at the event in honor of Greek Independence Day. (Photo: TNH/Kostas Bej)

As Hellenes worldwide were celebrating the double celebration of liberty – from the dark centuries under the Ottoman yoke (Greek Independence Day) and the bonds of Hades (whose first chapter was written with the Archangel Gabriel’s Annunciation to the Virgin Mary) – a very interesting event took place at the Consulate General of Greece.

At the Consulate’s annual open house on March 22 in celebration of the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence, a newly recovered …

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