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90 x Sakis Rouvas Icons, 1 x Sakis Rouvas Wallpaper [29 May 2010|02:21pm]

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90 x Sakis Rouvas Icons, 1 x Sakis Rouvas Wallpaper
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90 εικονίδια Χ Sakis Rouvas, 1 ταπετσαρία 1 Χ Sakis Rouvas

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WindCarrot.com: Sakis Rouvas Greece Eurovision 2009 [16 May 2009|03:32am]

eurovision_09
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Account Number [29 Aug 2007|09:23am]
theophania
Taken from a post on Hellenic Recons. Here's the account number to which you could send any donations. Don't add the quotes of course. You could also send money from abroad to this number.

"IBAN : GR 6701200010 000000086181428
SWIFT CODE EMPOGRAAXXX
the account is called ELLINIKO DIMOSION LOGARIASMOS AROGIS PYROPLYKTON
that means Greek Public Acount for helping the victims of fire"
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Helping Ellada [27 Aug 2007|03:06pm]
theophania
*Crossposted*
Geia sas,

As most of you probably know by now, Greece is in trouble. Wild fires have ravaged a huge portion of the country. On Saturday, the Prime Minister declared a state of emergency. At least 59 people have died, there are no signs of the fires stopping and there is now an ongoing arson investigation. As a Greek patriot, living in America, with very little money and no Hellenic citizenship etc, I felt totally helpless to stop anything. It was eating me alive and I can't begin to put my feelings into words. After awhile, though, I came up with an idea and want to pass it along to you guys to see what you think. My friend Spiros knows many famous performers,, some who sing/play laika, some who work in the traditional style and some who do rebetika. My plan is to host a concert, both live and virtual, and have the proceeds go directly to helping Ellada. I was thinking that maybe even some of us who play instruments etc could perform or those who write papers could present a short one on something relevant, virtually either or in person. We might also give Arhiris Peristeris (the son of Spiros) a call and ask him if he'd be willing to talk for a few minutes (he loves to talk, so that part shouldn't be too difficult). He doesn't really have a huge interest in rebetika, though he'll probably have some interesting stories to tell us from his childhood. I know almost nothing about Dominikos Vamvakaris, and I highly doubt Stelios would get involved in this, even virtually, so I don't think we'll call him, though if you think it's worth a shot, I'll go for it. Spiros himself has amazing stories to tell about his days performing with many different people from the 60''s onward. Since Greek music might not be everyone's thing, and since I'm sending this to a few religious groups, I figured we could maybe also do something along the lines of a virtual ritual or just reading of hymns, stories etc. All of that would be done virtually and probably later or even the next day, so that it wouldn't interfeer with the secular stuff and/or turn those not interested in Hellenic Polytheism away. For those who do stay, it'll give us a chance to be together, to worship the gods and/or learn a little about ancient Greek culture and how some of it survives to this day. For those who don't, you'll still have done your part, you'll have enjoyed some great music in the process and you'll have earned my sincere gratitude.

But before any of this, we need to see who, among these performers that Spiros knows, is willing to donate their time for free. Then, I need to find a venue for this event. One of my friends suggested a place in Astoria New York. She said I should write to them to see if they would be willing to donate the use of their facility for a day or so. Then, I need to figure out how to do the virtual end of things. Should I just have this videoed and then charge for the dvd/tape or should I try to record it live. If the latter, then I need to find someone with the technical skills to do so and a free site that will host this. Finally, I need to insure that the money will really go to those who need it and not in someone's pocket. I was going to donate it to the Hellenic Red Cross, the military or some fire departments, but I've been told they can't always be trusted (no offence meant, since there are great people who work really hard in all of them). So I'm thinking of YSEE (a religious group in Greece) but I'm unsure if they'd be willing or able to take on this responsibility. (If anyone reading this is from YSEE or a similar group, please contact me to let me know one way or the other.) I was also thinking of contacting AHEPA to see if they'd be willing to help, at least with the secular end of things. Another idea that might work is to go directly to television, in which case I should probably contact Aktina Productions and host a sort of telethon (where people call in their donations) as the day goes on.

Anyway, this is all still in the planning stages, so any advice, comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. In the meantime, if you have faith in something, regardless of what it is, I ask that you pray for Greece, for the health of the people and for much needed rain.

Blessings to all,
Tiffanitsa
Update I just heard that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is putting together an account where people can donate money to help those in need. So now I have a place to send the proceeds, but I don't know when the account is officially starting or where it can be found. I checked the Ministry with a translator and they didn't have anthing posted. Maybe someone here can clear it up.
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[18 Jul 2007|11:35pm]

thephoeb
Hi everyone, I'm Phoebe. Despite the Greek origin of my name I am not the slightest bit Greek. I work in a Greek and Middle Eastern restaurant. However, none of the employees are Greek. The owners are Lebanese, and everyone else is hispanic, I'm the only white person. It's a very eclectic place.
We are all very sick of the music we play, we have three CDs of Arabic music that are played over and over. I've been recruited to compile some CDs of Greek music, but unfortunately I know nothing of Greek music.
So my question is, who are some good Greek artists? Preferably stuff I'll be able to download from morpheus, unless you feel like sending me files, which would be wonderful.
And since I don't speak the language, please warn me if the lyrics are vulgar or anything. I wouldn't want our Greek patrons to be outraged because of me.
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Petition Signing [14 Jul 2007|04:08pm]

ssurprize
About the Island of Crete.

Take a moment to read about this important issue, and join me in signing the petition. It takes just 30 seconds, but can truly make a difference.

Παρακαλώ αφιέρωσε ένα λεπτό για να διαβάσεις γι αυτό το εξαιρετικά σημαντικό πρόβλημα στο νησί της Κρήτης και πάρε μέρος στην συγκέντρωση υπογραφών σ' αυτή τη διαμαρτυρία:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/168535142
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[17 Feb 2007|10:47pm]

dicedpear
okay, so this is a weird question, but I'm trying to travel from Paris to Athens around April 6th. I'd like to be there for Easter. What would be the cheapest way to get there? I tried using Orbitz.com and found a ticket for $180 or around 140E, but is the ferry from Italy to Greece cheaper? Or a flight from London? OR is there a city I could fly into that would be cheaper? How much is the train? Any, ANY information would be helpful on travel to and in Greece. Thank you thank you thank you.
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Opa! [01 Sep 2006|01:48pm]

pallas_athene
Greece shocked the basketball world yesterday in Japan!
Defeated U.S.A. with a score of 101 to 95
full story is here. Greece will play Spain for the gold medal.

http://edition.cnn.com/2006/SPORT/09/01/basketball.worlds/index.html
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Song Request [26 Aug 2006|01:52pm]

greek_aphrodite
Does anybody have an mp3 version of the song "Missirlou" sung by Anna Vissi? She performed it at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Athens summer Olympics. I searched pretty much everywhere & I cannot find the song. Thanks so much in advance!
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Greek TV shows [23 Aug 2006|12:11am]

bigfatgreek
Geia kai xara everyone!

My family recently installed Bell Satellite TV in our home, and have made Greek TV shows a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine.

Now, I know Westerners can download TV shows from a large foray of websites and P2P programs, but I can't seem to locate a site in which I can download Greek TV episodes. I usually frequent www.tvtorrents.com for TV episodes and www.torrentspy.com for movies, but none have any Greek tv shows/movies uploaded.

Anyone can help me out?

Thank you in advance :)




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second set of survey questions [05 Aug 2006|02:04am]

theophania
[ mood | hopeful ]

This is the second set of questions for my project on Greeks and Greek Americans. I am sorry that these came out so late, but due to the extremely underwhelming response that I got from the various places in which I posted, I had to ask my professor if I should continue this particular endeavour. You'll notice that this set of questions is a bit long. Some of them are simple yes or no answers, while others will take a little thought. I've decided to combine the second and the third set so that all of you will have more time to respond. The survey is still ending on the 12th. This set of questions will be more personal and political, but I'm now including things about accessibility and more general questions about Greece and America. Of course, as before, names will not be taken, and you can always post anonymously at my live journal at
http://theophania.livejournal.com
I cannot stress this enough because some of these questions are extremely personal and I want you to be assured that I will not be taking any identifiable information about you. Also, I'm not trying to start any kind of fight here, as I say below during one of the questions. I'm merely trying to learn and compare opinions. The first set of questions can also be found at my lj. They're much more general and there are fewer of them. I thank all of you for your time and effort. If it weren't for you, I could never have done this in the first place. Once again, please only take these if you have Greek blood, and as before, the paq means please answer question.

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General Greek Survey [05 Aug 2006|02:01am]
theophania
[ mood | accomplished ]

*This is being crossposted to various sites. Hopefully, it will be excepted by the moderators. Due to my circumstances, (totally blind) I can't just go to various places and interview people, so I'm doing this online. Please note that I posted this two weeks ago elsewhere and there has been at least one important change. There will be no third set and I'll post the second set of questions right after this one so all of you have more time to answer.*

I have been given the liberty, for my final college project, to write on a topic of my own choosing. I consider myself a strong Greek patriot. So naturally, I chose something relating to that interest. I will, however, be objective when writing my report, and will consider the good and the bad. I am interested in truly learning about the lives of Greeks and Greek Americans in a way that books cannot explain. . While I am also interested in Greeks from other parts of the world, and while you're invited to answer the questions, I cannot include your responses in this particular survey because I have to narrow it down. I'd like to find out how immigrants differ from their parents, what American traits they acquire or reject (if any), and how this changes with relation to siblings (younger versus older). I'll be exploring the questions that tourists would not ask. This first survey will be general and ask things about daily life, when you wake up, where you work, where you like to go out. The next set of questions will be more personal, beliefs, raising children, politics etc. The final set of questions will again be general and will try to cover aspects of life in Hellas versus America with relation to handicap accessibility, employment opportunities, civil rights etc. The questions will be partly based on the answers I receive in the previous set. Each new set should come out about every week. For official purposes, the survey will be closed on 12 August, but you may still respond, as I am interested in the results for myself. Once I have gathered this data, I shall write my paper, combining all material to create a sketch of Greek life in Hellas and abroad..
Please understand that no names will be taken. I only ask for age range and general location so that I can categorise you more properly. If you are worried about security, (and are over the age of 18) post anonymously to my livejournal at
http://www.theophania.livejournal.com
If not, or if you'd prefer, email me and I'll simply send you the survey. Of course, you could always just respond here as well. Please be honest. No answer is wrong, and I will not judge you on your opinions. Please only take this survey if you have Greek blood. If you do not, but truly feel that I should make an exception, contact me with a good explanation. Thank you in advance for your time and effort.

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[18 Jul 2006|11:47pm]

wiresinherheart





Welcome to WorldWideGreeks.com - where Greeks and Greek friends all over the world can meet and be seen! We want to be the #1 destination for Hellenes and Philhellenes everyhwere!

Our goal is to create an online community for all Greeks and Greek friends to meet no matter where you are located.

WorldWideGreeks.com was created to promote Hellenism to a global community. If you love and support the Greek culture, then you are welcome on WorldWideGreeks.com, regardless of your ethnicity and background. To promote Hellenism to the Greek community is standard, but to promote Hellenism to the entire world is a mission for every Greek to undertake. We need to show the world that we have the greatest culture now and throughout history!

Thank you for visiting and we hope you become a member of the fastest growing Greek community ever!

OhThatsRetro: Welcome to WorldWideGreeks.com - where Greeks and Greek friends all over the world can meet and be seen! We want to be the #1 destination for Hellenes and Philhellenes everyhwere!
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[03 Jul 2006|10:16am]

pallas_athene
[ mood | crushed ]

Greece has been suspended from international football competition by FIFA and UEFA today. What happened for them to take such drastic action?

read here
http://sports.yahoo.com/sow/news?slug=reu-greece&prov=reuters&type=lgns

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auto to kalokairi ... [29 May 2006|10:44pm]
industrielle
[ mood | excited ]

hey kiddies,

any summer plans?

Ellada fetos???

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[23 Apr 2006|10:34pm]

rotating
yia sas, everyone, & chronia pola!

i joined this community about five seconds ago. i was feeling patriotic today, so i went looking for a greek community. :> as for the particulars: name's elena, and i'm somewhat of a mutt. i was born in virginia, but my father is greek from cyprus, and my mother is iranian. i speak french (almost) fluently. i find it's easier to just tell people i'm greek.

i'm trying desperately to learn greek for my own benefit. my spoken vocabulary is very sparse, but i'm not bad at understanding. i've been able to read since my greek school days. i've been following most of the links on this page, so thank you for those! they are all very helpful. on another note, if there are any greeks in the northern va/dc area, make sure to introduce yourselves. especially if you're into harry potter or something. :> :>

filakia
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Cheestro Anastee [23 Apr 2006|02:50am]

bigfatgreek
[ mood | mischievous ]

Christos Anesti to one and all

+ 500 e-points to me for beating you all to the punch!

BAI!

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Happy Greek Independence Day [25 Mar 2006|11:50pm]

theophania
[ mood | happy ]

Yia sas. Just wanted to wish everyone a happy Greek Independence Day! I'm already celebrating and it's only 23-50 here on the 24th! I've got my trichordo and baglama on my bed and a Vamvakaris cd in the player. I feel like dancing and singing and just having fun! I'm sure I'll switch to Tsitsanis.. as things warm up. *yawn* If I don't sleep first. Well, there's always tomorrow. Anyway, just figured I'd check in with you guys. Btw, anyone going to the parade in New York tomorrow?

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[25 Mar 2006|05:34pm]

dreamcatcher68
[ mood | awake ]

Hey everyone!! ^_^

Does anyone know Greek? I've been studying Latin for the past 3 years, but, unfortunately, my school doesn't offer Greek!! (grrrrr) So, does anyone know of any website or book that I could get that would go over the alphabet, pronouciation, grammer, structure...etc. of the Greek language? I am desperate to learn it. ^_^ Hope you can help! Have a good day!

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[17 Mar 2006|03:11am]

dicedpear
I need information on Greek male models. Does anyone know names of famous models or websites I could go to, preferably with advertisments on them or modeling pictures? I am starting a Live Journal Community about this. Please join!!!

greekmalemodels

Thanks!

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