Mar 30 2008
|Aristotle in New York
|Γράφει ο/η Θεόφιλος Δουμάνης
The unveiling of a bust of the ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle, is scheduled to take place today in Athens Square, Astoria, NY, in the presence of the New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg and deputy prefect of Halkidiki, Dimitris Tsioufis, as the bust is a gift from the Greek prefectures and its inhabitants to the City of New York.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, at the Thessaliko House in Astoria, organizational matters were discussed about the ceremony at a general meeting of the body. At 12 noon, the folkloric society of Greek-Americans, as well as other groups, will present traditional dances from all over Greece. The main ceremony will begin at 1pm, with the national anthems of both Greece and the United States, sung by Greek-American schoolchildren.