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Important Update:

KAZANTZAKIS movie screening:
Status of ticket sales as of end of Friday, February 15, 2019. There are only seven (7) tickets available at the American University, Katzen Box Office: 202-885-3634 and WWW.AMERICAN.EDU/AUARTSTIX. Telephone access will be available during normal work hours over the weekend. The movie will start at 3:00 pm after welcoming introduction.


Upcoming Events

Kazantzakis, a film (2017) by Yiannis Smaragdis: To be screened at Katzen Arts Center, American University on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at 3:00 at p.m. It is the true story of one of the greatest Greek authors of the 20th century, Nikos Kazantzakis, based on his autobiography “Report to Greco.”  A story of love, faith of one author who survived the adversities and cruelties of his time, making his life’s work live through the ages.

Event Flyer:

part 1 Flyer_Kazantzakis (.pdf)




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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Greek Letters’ Day Celebration

For the 32st consecutive year, on Saturday, January 26, 2019, the Hellenic Society Prometheas celebrated the Greek Letters’ Day honoring the memory of the Three Hierarchs.  St. George’s Greek School Director, Eirini Iatrou, was the keynote speaker on “The Timelessness of the Greek Language”. Students of the Washington DC Metropolitan area Greek schools received Prometheas Hellenic Language and Culture awards, followed by the cutting of the Society’s Vassilopitta.



Prometheas’ 40th Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday, December 1st 2018, we celebrated Hellenic Society Prometheas’ 40th Anniversary!

Members Release:

     part 1 Members Release – 40th Anniversary (.pdf)

Event Program:

     part 1 Program – 40th Anniversary (.pdf)

Video with Greetings from Past Presidents and Founding Members:

Event Photo Album:

Event Flyer:

part 1 Flyer – 40th Anniversary (.pdf)


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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