Kalliroi Siganou Parren and the Lykeion ton Ellinidon

The Lykeion ton Ellinidon, a non-profit institution, was established in Greece on December 2, 1910, on the initiative of Kalliroi Siganou Parren. Its mission at that time was to foster collaboration among women to defend, protect and preserve literature, arts and sciences, and to regenerate and preserve Greek folk customs and traditions such as dances, … Continued

Happy Holidays from the BLE

With Christmas and New Year around the corner, we wish our BLE family happy holidays full of food, music, and rejoicing! Καλά Χριστούγεννα και Ευτυχισμένη η Καινούργια Χρονιά 2023! It’s hard to believe that over a month has passed since An Indelible Memory: Commemorating the Greeks of Asia Minor. Thank you to everyone who volunteered, attended, … Continued

An Indelible Memory: Commemorating the Greeks of Asia Minor

On the 100th anniversary of the destruction of Smyrna in 1922, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon will join Hellenic organizations around the world to commemorate the survival and perseverance of the Greeks of Asia Minor. The three-day conference will feature guest speakers, dance workshops, and other events. Together, we will discover the tragic history of Mikra … Continued

Greek Women through History as Agents of Change

The Power of Virtual Events Over 80 people from around the world gathered on May 26, 2021, for a lively virtual discussion of powerful women in Greek history from the Byzantine era to the present day. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon (BLE) and the Consulate General of Greece in Boston, … Continued

Changemakers: Greek Women 1821 to 2021

A Virtual Event Series Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for a year-long commemoration of women in the 1821 Greek War of Independence and beyond. Through virtual events and digital content, we will spotlight women’s diverse roles in the Greek Revolution. Together, we will examine their legacy for modern-day Greece and the Greek diaspora. Looking Back, … Continued

Announcing Greek Dance Classes for Children & Teens

We are excited to announce a new program: dance classes for children and teenagers on the first Saturday of every month! In addition to our Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon adult classes, we will host a class for kids and teens aged 8-18 on the first Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday, March 7 … Continued

Join us on January 18 for a Greek New Year’s celebration

The BLE invites you to attend our annual Greek New Year’s celebration, Vasilopita 2020! Please join us as we cut the traditional New Year’s vasilopita with our friends from the Greek-American Political Club. Sample a variety of home-baked vasilopitas, sing the traditional kalanta, and dance the night away. Convenient parking in the Green Street parking … Continued

Happy Holidays from the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon

From your friends at the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon, we wish you and your families a merry Christmas, happy New Year, and joyous festivities! Happy Holidays! On December 15th, we held our 2019 General Assembly and elections for the Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term. Congratulations to our new and returning board members: Marcelle Abi-Esber … Continued

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