The Night of Philosophy and Ideas, in Brooklyn

February 4, 2019

NEW YORK – Complimentary coffee all night at Brooklyn Central Library can mean only one thing: it’s time for the Night of Philosophy and Ideas.

From 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 2nd to 7:00 a.m. the following morning, New Yorkers joined 50 thinkers and artists from around the world for music, performances, readings, and philosophical discussion.

The Night of Philosophy and Ideas, for which the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has provided support, is co-organized by Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Last year’s event welcomed around 8,000 people, in addition to thousands more who viewed online. This year’s lineup of speakers and performers included thinkers and artists from the United States, Greece, France, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, and elsewhere.

Source: SNF


ATHENS - A regulation in an omnibus bill will allow repatriated Greeks from Albania and the former Soviet Union to receive full national pensions, Labor and Social Protection Minister Kostis Hatzidakis said during a discussion in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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