Join us on December 3rd to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Boston Lykeion 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
2023 marks the 25th anniversary of the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon! As we prepare for our 25th anniversary celebration, we asked BLE founder and president Irene Savas to share her story. Learn more about the event here. We hope you’ll join us on December 3rd! I have been a dancer all my life. This began with … Continued
Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for our FOURTH virtual trivia night! Get your snacks ready and prepare to test your knowledge of Greek cuisine. Teams are not required. Prizes will be awarded to the first place winners. RSVP to receive the Zoom link. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Register now!
Trivia Night with the BLE: Greek Mythology Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for our THIRD virtual trivia night! This time, test your knowledge of Mt. Olympus and all of its gods, goddesses, and other mythical creatures. Teams are not required. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place winners. RSVP to receive … Continued
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
Join the BLE community for a virtual Pascha celebration! Featuring holiday trivia, and a chance to catch up with new and old friends. All are welcome! To RSVP, visit this link.
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
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
We are sorry to report that the Boston Greek Independence Day Parade and the dance performances following the parade have been canceled due to the evolving COVID-19 virus situation. Come join us on Sunday for the annual Boston Greek Independence Day Parade commemorating Greece’s march to freedom which began on March 25th, 1821. The … Continued