Greek Independence Celebrated at the Michigan State Capitol

LANSING, MI – The celebration of the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence continued from the State Capitol in Lansing. Michigan State Senator Jim Stamas presented the Greek Independence Day proclamation on the State Senate floor for a vote to proclaim March 25, 2021 as Greek Independence Day in the State of Michigan. The Michigan Senate voted unanimously in favor.

Community members expressed their thanks to Senator Stamas, former member of the Michigan House of Representatives Lynn Afendoulis, and Bryce Webster, staff member for Senator Stamas.

Among the Greek-American community members present were Larry Stassinos and his grandson Anthony Davis, Craig Theros and his wife Hongyun, and Nick Phillips.


NEW YORK – On March 3-5, Unsuk Chin’s Violin Concerto No2: ‘Shards of Silence’ receives its US premiere at Boston’s Symphony Hall with renowned Greek soloist Leonidas Kavakos, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Andris Nelsons, following the January world premiere with Kavakos, the London Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Simon Rattle.

Top Stories


ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.


US Congress represenatives Gus Bilirakis of Florida and Nicole Malliotakis of New York – both Republicans – assailed President Joe Biden's administration for no longer supporting the EastMed pipeline project by Greece, Cyprus and Israel.


WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY – In the presence of distinguished guests, the vasilopita was cut by the Federation of Greek American Educators in the community hall at St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Washington Heights on January 23.


Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

Democrats stung by a series of election year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters hope they'll be buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.