No Youth Dance Class This Saturday (9/4)

There will not be any Youth Dance Class this Saturday (9/4). The Boston Lykeion Ellinidon Dance Troupe will be performing at the Greek Festival in Marlboro at 3:00 and 5:00. Please keep checking for the next scheduled Youth Dance Class.

Greek Dance Classes for Youth Resumes

We are very excited to announce that Dance Classes for Youth will resume on Saturday, August 7th! In addition to holding dance classes for adults throughout the year on Wednesday evenings and Saturday noon instructional sessions for specific adult requests, we again will extend our Saturday programming to offer monthly classes for youth. Students ages 8-18 … 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: The Women of Souli

The Women of Souli  The Greek people of Souli, Epirus, treasured their independence, and lived somewhat freely in the mountains in a remote area. Unhappy with this independence, the Ottoman ruler, Ali Pasha, engaged in several battles with area residents to gain control of the area. In 1803, Ottoman troops began an assault on the village of Zalongo. The … Continued

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

Online Greek Folk Dance Classes

Although we can’t dance together in person yet, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon is holding online Greek folk dance classes. The classes are happening each Wednesday evening (7-8 p.m. Eastern) and Saturday morning (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Eastern). If you would like more information on how to join the classes, please contact us via [email protected]

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