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Upcoming Events


Sunday, March 1, 2020: Annual Apokriatiko Party – Mardi Gras Celebration

The Hellenic Society Prometheas invites you to its annual Apokriatiko Party – Mardi Gras celebration, Sunday, March 1, at 6:30 pm, at St. Sophia’s Frosene Ballroom. Festive music by D.J. Stavros and a buffet dinner with wine included. Costumes are more than welcome!

Tickets: $70 per person (purchase your tickets by 2/27/2020)

Event flyer: part 1 Prometheas Apokriatiko Party – Mardi Gras Celebration 2020

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  • Check: payable to The H.S. Prometheas, Inc. Mail to: 5101 River Road Apt. 915, Bethesda MD, 20816
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The Hellenic Society Prometheas is a social and cultural nonprofit organization created in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C. Its goals are to promote the ideals of Hellenism and Hellenic culture both past and present, as well as to provide society members with a forum through which to pursue matters of common interest.



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Recent Events

Saturday, January 25, 2020: Greek Letters Day (Day of the Three Hierarchs)

Mary Norris, former Copy Editor at the New Yorker, and author of “Greek to Me” and the best-selling “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen”, presented “Greek to Me”, a discussion on the timelessness of the Greek language, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. The Hellenic Society Prometheas presented its Hellenic Language and Culture Awards to students of Greek schools of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, followed by the traditional cut of the Vassilopitta and Reception.

News Release: part 1 GLD 2020 News Release

Sunday, December 15, 2019: Prometheas Christmas Dinner

The Hellenic Society Prometheas hosted its Christmas Dinner Party at the Greek Taverna in McLean, VA, with a special dinner menu and live music. Event flyer: part 1 Prometheas Christmas Dinner Party

Sunday, December 1, 2019: Prometheas Board elections

The Hellenic Society Prometheas convened the Biannual General Assembly on Sunday, December 1, at the Hellenic Center in Bethesda, MD,  to conduct elections for a new Board for the next two years. Special newsletter: part 1 Prometheas Elections 2019


About Prometheas

Prometheas is a social & cultural organization established in 1978.

Its goals are to promote the ideals of Hellenic culture both ancient and modern and to provide its members with a forum and mechanism to pursue matters of common interest.

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