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The unknown village in Artsakh built by Pontian Greeks 2

The unknown village in Artsakh built by Pontian Greeks

If one finds themself in Artsakh, internationally recognized as a part of Azerbaijan but having a de facto independence since Armenian forces won a decisive victory for independence in 1994, one will…

Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19, Remembering the Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19 marks the remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by…

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Pontian Association objects to Erdogan’s upcoming Australian visit

The Federation of Pontian Associations of Australia has written a letter objecting to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s upcoming visit to Australia to attend the ANZAC Day commemoration events, stating, “Erdogan’s visit is…

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May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

This year marks 100 years since the Pontian Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish…

Annual Vimata Greek Dance workshop in Sydney 33

Annual Vimata Greek Dance workshop in Sydney

This Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017, the 4th Annual Vimata Greek Dance Workshop will be held in Sydney. The great experience in Greek Dance will be held at Beverly Hills Girls…

Pontians go to “war” over Antonis Remos’ Turkish interview 37

Pontians go to “war” over Antonis Remos’ Turkish interview

Pontian Greeks have been outraged by an interview popular Greek singer Antonis Remos gave to Turkish newspaper Hurryiet for allegedly saying he was ‘’proud’’ that Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern…

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