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EMBCA Online Zoom Event on 1821 and Hellenic Genealogy Tourism

The National Herald

Left to right: EMBCA Executive Vice President Marina Belessis Casoria and EMBCA Founder and President Lou Katsos, Dr. Peter Stavrianidis, and Prof. Ismini Lamb at a previous event. (Photo by by Eleni Sakellis)

NEW YORK – On Sunday, July 26, 2 PM Eastern Time, the East Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) presents the 200th Anniversary of the Hellenic Revolution of 1821 and Hellenic Genealogy Tourism Panel Discussion via Zoom and in association with Hellenic Genealogy Geek (HGG), the National AHEPA Hellenic Cultural Commission, AHEPA New York District 6, and AHEPA Hellas.

EMBCA’s President Lou Katsos, the Chairman of AHEPA’s Hellenic Cultural Commission and the Governor of New York AHEPA District 6 will host the panel discussion. Katsos also hosted the first National Hellenic American Genealogy Conference in 2015 in New York with HGG, an organization with 25,000 Facebook members. The video of the first conference is available for viewing on YouTube: 

The July 26 panel will include, among others, HGG Founder and President Georgia Stryker Keilman and Gregory Kontos, the Founder of Greek Ancestry, based in Patra, Hellas, both well-known as Hellenic genealogy researchers.

This event will be the first of many leading to the 200th Anniversary of the Hellenic Revolution of 1821 this coming year.