Keeping with the Governor of Massachusetts’s directive and advice, we are putting all dance practices and classes on hold until further notice. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected] We are looking forward to dancing with you all again.
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
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
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
Magda, how long have you been involved with Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre and the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon? I’ve been part of the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre organization for almost 20 years now. I became a student in 2000, joined the company as an apprentice in 2005, and became a full company member in 2006. I … Continued
Dance practice is canceled for Saturday, March 2nd. Most of our dance members will be getting ready for Karnavali in the evening. See you at Karnavali!
This weekend, Greek clarinetist Lefteris Bournias is coming to Boston to share his talent and knowledge of folk music. On Saturday night, people will be able to listen and dance to his music at BLE’s annual Karnavali celebration. And on Sunday afternoon, Bournias will lead the first of a series of music classes in this … Continued
The Boston Lykeion Ellinidon is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Maliotis Cultural Center on this spring’s Greek Music Education Program. A reflection of our shared mission to advance understanding and appreciation of Greek culture, this year’s program features an all-star lineup of musicians with a wide range of expertise. Our unique approach offers both … Continued
Thank you to Rena Gyftopoulos for sharing her late mother’s tsoureki vasilopita recipe! According to Rena, Artemis E. Gyftopoulos was the queen of culture. Her much-loved recipe is perfect for making a large batch of breads to share and enjoy! 2 envelopes active dry yeast 6 eggs 2 cups milk ½ lb unsalted butter + … Continued
Source: Athena Khadzhynova and Olimpiada Khadzhynova, Sartana, Ukraine Today’s recipe comes to us from the shores of the Azov Sea region in Ukraine, where waves of Greek migrants settled over the centuries, starting in ancient times. The North Azovian Greek community celebrates New Year’s Day, or Kalanda (Каланда), with traditions familiar throughout the broader Hellenic … Continued