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Sunday, March 15, 2020: Lecture by Dr. Michalis Psalidopoulos (IMF) – CANCELLED

The Hellenic Society Prometheas invites you to a lecture by Dr. Michalis Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Sunday, March 15, at 3:00 pm, at the Hellenic Center (6506 Bells Mill Road, Bethesda, MD).

Dr. Psalidopoulos’ lecture is titled “Greek External Borrowing in Historical Perspective”, focusing on the foreign loans of Greece during the last 200 years and if and how these promoted the country’s economic growth. Reference will also be made to the 2010 crisis in Greece and developments thereafter.

Refreshments and light reception will follow.

Event flyer: part 1 Prometheas – Psalidopoulos Lecture





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


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

The Hellenic Society Prometheas hosted its annual Apokriatiko Party – Mardi Gras celebration, Sunday, March 1, at 6:30 pm, at St. Sophia’s Frosene Ballroom. The celebration included festive music by D.J. Stavros and a buffet dinner, as well as prizes for best costumes!

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


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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