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Hellenic American Educators Association Celebration of Greek Independence 2019

Members and guests learned about Hellenic heritage and culture at the UFT Hellenic American Educators Association’s celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 22 at UFT headquarters in Manhattan.

Hellenic American Educators Association’s Greek Independence Day Celebration

The UFT’s Hellenic American Educators Association took a trip back in time at its Greek Independence Day Celebration on March 22 at UFT headquarters, where historical consultant and music composer Vassilios Chrissochos gave a video presentation...

Hellenic American Educators Association celebration of Greek independence

A celebration of Greek Independence Day, complete with traditional foods and a history lesson, took place at UFT headquarters in Manhattan, where UFT members who are part of the union’s Hellenic American Educators Association came together on April...

Hellenic American Educators Association Celebration of Greek Independence 2018

The UFT Hellenic American Educators Association’s annual celebration of Greek Independence Day at UFT headquarters in Manhattan on April 26 marked 197 years of Greece’s independence with a Greek buffet and a talk on “The Glories of Ancient Greece.”

UFT Hellenic American Educators Association’s Greek heritage celebration

UFT members who are part of the union’s Hellenic American Educators Association braved the cold for the warmth of a celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 16 at union headquarters.

Hellenic American Educators Association Celebration of Greek Independence 2017

UFT members who are part of the union’s Hellenic American Educators Association turned out for the annual Celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 16 at union headquarters. They enjoyed a discussion of Greek cinema today, a Greek buffet dinner and door prizes.

Hellenic American Educators Association Celebration of Greek Independence 2016

The UFT Hellenic American Educators Association hosted a Celebration of Greek Independence at union headquarters on March 16. Keynote speaker Ron Janoff, a professor of classical mythology at Montclair State University, discussed the history of Greco-Roman architecture in New York City.

UFT Hellenic American Educators Association’s annual Greek Heritage Celebration

The UFT Hellenic American Educators Association held its annual Greek Heritage Celebration on March 13 at union headquarters with a look at a fascinating — and little-known — chapter of Greek history: the immigration of Greek Orthodox and Romaniote...

UFT Hellenic American Educators Association’s Greek celebration

The UFT Hellenic American Educators Association brought together more than 40 educators to enrich their knowledge of Greek history and celebrate Greek independence at the union’s headquarters.

UFT Hellenic Educators Association Greek Independence Day Celebration

Quick: Who was the last Byzantine emperor? Which poet wrote the ode that became the Greek national anthem? Which famous French artist painted the “Massacre of Chios”? For people answering Constantine XI, Dionysios Solomos and Eugene Delacroix in that order, chances are good that they attended the Greek Independence Day Celebration at UFT headquarters on March 21, where a quiz was part of the fun.