An Encounter with the Greeks of Chile

By Alex Billinis* I spent the summer of 1996 studying and working in Chile, as part of a law school exchange program. As always...

Greek Community in Chile needs support

The Greek community's building in Santiago has sustained serious damage as a result of the powerful earthquake that struck Chile late last month. The extent...

Chile Holds Greek Proverbs Competition

Young people aged 10 to 18 participated in the original competition of Greek proverbs. The participants come from Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. The competition...

Chile Promotes Greek Dance Lessons

Very productive Greek dance classes took place in Chile, in Punta Arena by the Greek community. M. Rapanaki taught teenagers and adults traditional Greek...

Greeks of Chile Safe and Sound after Earthquake

The Greek authorities were deeply concerned about the well-being of approximately 5,000 Greeks who live in Chile, after a tremendous earthquake with a magnitude...

New Historical & Sociological Book Released: “Greeks in Chile”

A systematic 15 years of  research even in the cemeteries of the most remote town of Chile, regarding information on Greeks, dating from 1536,  and more recent...

Chile Holds 2 Competitions for Greek Youth

The SAE Central and South America Region decided to carry out two competitions, addressed to children and adolescents of Greek origin, aged between 10...

Chile Honors Ancient Greece

Chile found a novel way to pay tribute to Ancient Greece, as from March 7th the metro-station Grecia (Greece) which is situated in the...

Events in Commemoration of Greek Writer Kazantzakis

The International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis (DEFNK) is organizing events in South America and also in the Greek writer’s birthplace of Heraklion,...

Metro Station in Chile Made Like Museum of Greek Civilization

The 'Grecia' metro station in Santiago, Chile could easily be called a small museum of Greek civilization where passengers can admire the exhibits. The underground...