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,...

Chilean Metro Station Resembles 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...

Metropolitan Athenagoras of Mexico Visits Haiti

By NEOmagazine Metropolitan Athenagoras of Mexico visited Haiti recently, in order to be on the side of the clergy and Orthodox faithful at the earthquake...

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...

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 Holds 2 Competitions for Greek Youths Abroad

The SAE Central and South America Region is aiming to attract the interest of young Greeks abroad for the “wealth” of the Greek language...

Famous Chilean Professor on Greek Culture

  The famous Chilean professor, Miguel Castillo Didier in a recent interview talked about the importance of Greek culture. Didier stated that Greece, although it is...

Youth Network SAE Organizes Photo Contest on Hellenism in Chile

Youth Network SAE Latin America is organizing a photo contest revolving around the idea of Hellenism in Latin America. The contest aims at providing the...

2 Cretans Assist in Rescue of Chilean Miners!

Two Greeks from Crete, Mixalis Proestakis and his nephew Igor, helped the rescue of the Chilean miners. Their efforts focused in opening pipelines and...

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...