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The Greek-American Monthly, January 1997, vol. III, no. 1, pg. 29

Exploring Your Greek Heritage on the Internet

Never before has exploring your Greek heritage been so easy! Fellow Greeks from throughout the world -- particularly here in the United States have been quite enterprising on the net, allowing for an endless collection of information available at the click of a keyboard.

Example: Ever wondered what the steps are to that favorite Greek dance of yours? The answer is on the internet. Are you tired of searching your hometown newspapers for news about Greece, Cyprus and other political developments in the region? Answer: the internet.

Photos of Greece? They are everywhere on the net, along with dozens of sights featuring travel information to help you plan your next journey to the Aegean islands.

Greek history? The Asia Minor Greeks? The Cyprus problem? The Macedonian question? All on the internet. What about Greek cooking and recipes? You know the answer.

Finally, the Greek Orthodox Church is also well-represented with dozens of sites pertaining to the history and structure of the Church, as well as several parishes and monasteries throughout the world.

Where do I begin? Good question! Many first time web surfers have the same problem. Following are some of our picks. Just turn on your computer and enter the http:// along with the addresses. Along with the actual web pages of the respective organizations, you can always find "links" to other sites of related interest. The possibilities on the world wide web are endless... Happy Web Surfing!


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AHEPA.. an excellent site, info on Greek America's largest organization, political issues, local communities and more. [HR-Net Logo]
Hellenic Resources Institute... The mother of all Greek American web sites. Endless information and useful links to news sources throughout the world that concern Greece and the Balkans.
Magical Journey to Greece... Definitely one of the Top 10 Greek Sites on the web!
The Internet Guide to Greece... and excellent starting point to many unique sites... organizations, sports, culture, Greek folk dancing, art, business, travel-related sites and much more [goGreece Logo]
The site of "Hellenes on Line," one of Greece's top internet service providers with links to Greek museums, cultural sites, business and investment in Greece and more. [HellasWeb Logo]
An excellent site featuring links to national issues, history, Greek American organizations and much more. Well worth the visit! [GAFS Logo]
Greek American Folklore Society's home page of Greek folk dancing history and dozens of related links
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has a significant presence on the web, with access to parish directories, Orthodox world news, an informative link to the Ecumenical Patriarchate and much more.
Angie's Hellenic Homepage... UNBELIEVABLE! A noble effort to bring together dozens and dozens of links to other Hellenic-related sites on practically any subject.
Diaspora Project... an informative newsletter of political developments of Greece and Cyprus, including opportunities to "participate" in cyber-letter-signing campaigns.
Turkish Crimes of Our Century... Need we say more?
The Vryonis Center, Sacramento, CA
The latest news from Athens' bid to host the 2004 Olumpics. [Athens2004 Logo]
The Greek Ministry of Culture
The Hellenic Electronic Center
Rebetika music and more
Greek Cookery Club

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