Changemakers: Laskarina Bouboulina

Laskarina Bouboulina: History Laskarina Bouboulina was born in 1771, with the spirit of revolution in her blood, in an Ottoman prison. Her father was imprisoned for participating in a previous Greek uprising. He died shortly after her birth and she never forgot why she was raised without him. She grew up in Hydra and moved … 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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