Prometheas Archives


  • Youth Art Painting Contest
    The Hellenic Society Prometheas announces a Youth Art Painting Contest among students of the Greek Schools of the Greater Washington Metropolitan area and of the youth of members of Prometheas. The deadline for the application is June 1st 2016. Announcement in pdf   Application in pdf
  • Greek Education Initiative 
    Report on the workshop held on September 29, 2012     Report on the Workshop held on March, 2012     Letter to Workshop Participants
  • Hellenic Writers Group 
    Hellenic Writers Group of Washington DC
  • “Kyklos Initiative” 
    The Hellenic Society Prometheas organizes a series of meetings to speak, improve, and preserve the Greek language.  Read more about the initiative… (.pdf)
  • Hellenic Relief Effort
    The Hellenic Society Prometheas, in its effort to support the children in Greece – innocent victims of the country’s current socio-economic turmoil, has identified “The Smile of the Child” as one organization to send assistance part 1  go to the “Smile of the Child” page
  • Tuesday, October 27: “Pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain (Mount Athos)” by Stratos Tavoulareas. part 1Holy Mountain lecture slides (part 1)(.pdf, 9.08MB) | part 2Holy Mountain lecture slides (part 2) (.pdf, 10.77MB)
  • “Greece in World War II” with Dr. Evangelos Athanasopoulos.
  • “Changes in the Society and Family Structure in the Late Byzantine Period” with Dr. Fotini Kondyli, Research Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks.
  • Pedro Lastra and Rigas Kappatos presented their book Gabriela Mistral: Her Best Poems on Thursday, April 2, 2009. This was a reprise of an event held in November of 2008 at the Benaki Museum in Athens.
  • “The Greek Heritage of Lviv, Ukraine,” lecture given by Professor Ihor Lylo of Ivan Franko State University of Lviv at the Ukrainian Embassy on February 20, 2009. You can read the text of Professor Lylo’s lecture.
  • “The Greek Legacy on the Roman Bay of Naples,” lecture given by Carol Mattuch, Professor of Art History at George Mason University.
  • “Hellenic Paideia and Church Fathers: Educational Principles and Cultural Heritage,” lecture given in honor of Greek Letters Day 2009 by Rev. Dr. Demetrios J. Constantelos, Distinguished Research Scholar in Residence at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. You can read the text of Dr. Constantelos’ lecture.
  • “Christopher Columbus: A Greek Nobleman,” lecture by James Marketos. You can read the text of Mr. Marketos’ lecture (.pdf).
  • “The Issue of FYROM’s Name in a Critical Turn: The Role of Omogenia” with H.E. Ambassador Alexandros Mallias, the Ambassador of Greece.
  • “The Delightful Poetry of Odysseus Elytis”
  • “The Poetry of Yiannis Ritsos and George Seferis”
  • “Karaghiozis with Evgenios Spatharis”