Dance for World Community: Greek Dance Performance

Join the BLE dance troupe at Dance for World Community, a free, day-long, indoor/outdoor festival celebrating the power of dance to bring people together. BLE will perform dances from its repertoire from 4:45-5:05 p.m. on the parking lot stage between Harvard St. and Massachusetts Ave. Organized and hosted by Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, the 11th … Continued

Announcing…Karnavali 2018 Sponsors

We are delighted to announce our first Bronze Sponsor of 2018, Grecian Look, importing unique Greek items for: Wholesale Consignment Online Retail store All your festival needs To learn more about Grecian Look, visit or contact [email protected]/413-626-9446. Our Partner Sponsor for the event is ISOS Realty, your number one real estate agent for Westborough, Shrewsbury, Grafton, … Continued

Interview with BLE member and dance enthusiast Tom Pantages

In late October, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon received a generous donation from long-time supporter Tom Pantages – a collection of clippings, articles, and notes from years spent researching and participating in folk dance. We spoke with Tom recently to learn more about his Greek roots, how he feels about “KZ bands,” and more. Tell me … Continued

Boston Lykeion Ellinidon featured on Grecian Echoes

On Wednesday, November 15th, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon was the featured topic on local Greek radio show Grecian Echoes. BLE President Irene Savas and Vice President for Administration Ilyana Sawka joined co-hosts Nikoleta Papadogianni and Stamatis Astra to introduce the organization and share its latest news. After a brief update on the dance troupe, Irene and Ilyana addressed the … Continued

BLE Featured During ArtWeek Boston

For the third season in a row, the BLE will participate in ArtWeek Boston with an event co-hosted by The Hellenic Arts Society in Worcester, MA this coming May 6th. Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by the Boch Center, ArtWeek is an award-winning bi-annual creative festival featuring more than 150 unique, unexpected, and creative experiences … Continued

Karnavali 2017: Kalymnian Style

What a party! Huge thanks to everyone who joined the BLE at Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Somerville for Karnavali on Saturday – especially our sponsors and benefactors, our musicians and dancers, and our members and volunteers. Featuring traditional dances from the island of Kalymnos and music by Revma and special … Continued

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