201711.20
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A Message from the President – November 2017

Dear friends, The month that passed left us with intense emotions and instilled in us a great feeling of pride for our origin, our roots, our culture, our generosity and  our bravery as a nation. The inspired performance of the Folklore Workshop of our Cultural Institute,  “It was my Land” (Ήταν ο τόπος μου), filled…

201711.20
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TeleMarathon 2017

We are excited to announce that this year’s annual TeleMarathon will air on Odyssey TV, on Sunday, December 3, at 3:00pm. There will be a simultaneous webcast on HCGM’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheHCGM/ ) and on our YouTube channel. (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheHCGM). TeleMarathon is an annual 3-hour television variety show whose purpose is to raise funds in…

201711.20
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Athena Takes the Web

When the HCGM President Nicholas Pagonis decided to invite Aristotelis High School of Supplementary Education’s student Athina Nikolis as a guest speaker during his keynote speech, at the luncheon celebrating the Greek “OXI” Day, he knew she will create an impact. At the end of her speech, the 12-year old student experienced a prolonged standing…

201711.20
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Magic Mission’s Luncheon of Love and Solidarity 2017

Since 2012, Magic Mission supports Greece’s institutions whose main aim is to help children, from infants to 18 year olds. Their motto “No child should be left hungry” is the driving force for a constant quest for humanity, love and solidarity with the children of Greece. They incessantly send to Greece containers full of food,…

201711.20
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In Lieu of Flowers

The HCGM would like to thank the family of the late Dimitrios Papapanos for asking family and friends to donate In Lieu of Flowers to the Socrates-Demosthenes schools. The HCGM would also like to sincerely thank all that chose to donate: KARADIMOS, CHRISTINA ROMANELLI MARINA, GAZETAS PETER KALERGIS, JOHN & NIKI LALOS, DEMETRE BIO S&T…

201608.10
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Socrates-Démosthène students sing with Jean Pierre Ferland.

In a once in a lifetime historic event, students from HCGM school “Socrates-Démosthène”, under the direction of our choir directors Maria Diamantis and Dimitris Ilias, sang on stage with Quebec legend Jean Pierre Ferland. The participation was part of the grand spectacle, de la Fête Nationale du Québec à Montréal, on the 23d of June…

201608.03
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A Message from the President – August 2016

Dear friends, We are already in the last month of summer and vacations are at their peak. Nevertheless, there are important issues that need observation and decisions to be made. The open case of Koimisis tis Theotokou Church reconstruction is first on our agenda hence we are going to make a decision in order to…

201608.03
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“Socrates-Démosthène” High School Inauguration

It has been a great honour and privilege to announce the inauguration of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal’s “Socrates-Démosthène” High School. The grand opening will take place on Friday, August 26, 2016, at Campus II, on the third floor, at 1.00 pm. It was the distant 1909, when Greek immigrants opened the first Greek…

201608.03
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A voyage to motherland

25 students of the HCGM School Socrates-Démosthène traveled to Greece and had the opportunity to live a unique experience in their ancestors’ land. The group began its venture from the town of Molaoi, close to Sparta. The Center for Environmental Education of Molaoi was their first stop, where they learned about the natural environment of…

201608.03
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Greek Festival, La Flamme Hellénique

We are pleased to announce the annual three day festival of Evangelismos, “Panigiri Evangelismos – La Flamme Hellénique”, which will take place in front of the Evangelismos tis Theotokou Church, 777 St. Roch in Park Extension from Friday August the 19th to Sunday the 21st, 2016. The festival’s Organising Committee has prepared an event full…