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Past Events

Date Time Event Organizer Location
Wednesday, March 2 12:30pm - 2:00pm "The Role of New Media in Political Uprisings: Lessons from the Middle East" by Iason Athanasiadis. CUHA School of International Affairs, Columbia University
Thursday, February 24th 2011 8pm TsiknoPempti Dinner CUHA Estiatoria Rafina
Monday, February 20th 2011 11am Meeting with Deputy Minister of Education, Ms Fofi Gennimata CUHA &NHSA Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, February 10th 2011 7pm Vasilopita 2011 CUHA Amsterdam Cafe
Friday, December 17th, 2010 2:30pm Meeting with NYC Greek Consul General Columbia University Hellenic Association & NHSA Greek Consulate
Thursday, November 27th, 2010 4:00pm Thanksgiving Dinner Columbia University Hellenic Association Astoria , Stamatis Restaurant
Friday, November 9th, 2007 9:00pm Tastes and Sounds of Greece Pictures Columbia University Hellenic Association & GSAC Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall
Thursday, October 18th, 2007 7:30pm

"Re-discover Greece: Technology - Innovation - Business"

Hellenic Technology Clusters Initiative in cooperation with the Hellenic Students Association of Columbia University 310 Fayerweather Building (Lobby Level)
A talk by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America on "Religion,
Science, and Technology"
A discussion with Former Greek Minister and current Advisor to the
Russian President, Mr. Andreas Andrianopoulos, on the role of Russia in the
Balkans and the World at large.
Anastasi Dinner in Astoria
Participated in the reception held at the Consulate General of Greece in New York
on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day
Screening of the documentary "Beyond Division" on the Cyprus Problem, along
with the Cypriot Students Association of America
Tsiknopempti Dinner at "Parea" Restaurant
Meeting of CUHA Board-Members with His Emience Archbishop Demetrios of
America
Organized a music concert to celebrate the new year with prominent
Greek musicians in New York, along with the Cypriot Students Association
of America
Visited the Permanent Mission of the European Union to the United Nations followed by a
an Induction to the Mission's activities and a Tour at the United Nations Headquarters
Organized the Mediterranean Madness Party at Amsterdam Cafe, along with
"Hellas", the Greek Undergraduate Club at Columbia University
Meeting of CUHA Board-Members with the Consul General of Greece in
New York, Ms. Catherine Boura
Visited the Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations followed by a Tour at
the United Nations Headquarters
Thanksgiving Dinner in Astoria
CUHA Board Members met with the Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign
Affairs, Mr. Theodoros Kassimis, at the reception hosted by the Consulate General
of Greece in New York
Meeting of CUHA Board-Members with the Consul General of Cyprus in
New York, Ms. Martha Mavrommatis
Roundtable discussion with the Greek University Reform Coordinator and
CCNY Professor, Themis Lazarides, on the Greek system of higher education.
Wednesday April 5, 2006 7:30pm A Conversation
with the Prominent Greek Journalist
Petros Papaconstantinou

Columbia University Hellenic Association 517 Hamilton Hall (Morningside Campus)
Sunday, Mar 25, 2006 Greek Independence Day Parade

Pictures
Madison Avenue and 61st Street
Monday Mar 20, 2006 6:00 pm Wine & Cheese event

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association 301 Philosophy Hall (Morningside Campus)
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2006 8:00 pm Screening of Politiki Kouzina (A Touch of Spice)

Columbia University Hellenic Association 1190 Amsterdam Ave., Schermerhorn Hall Room: 501
Thursday, Feb 16, 2006 8:00 pm Screening of Nyfes (Brides)

Columbia University Hellenic Association 1130 Amsterdam Ave., Hamilton Hall Room: 702
Saturday
Jan 28,
2006
Vasilopita Party

Columbia University Hellenic Association / Hellas Amsterdam Cafe , 1207 Amsterdam Ave.
Saturday Nov 19, 2005 Mediterranean Heat

Columbia University Hellenic Association / Hellas Amsterdam Cafe , 1207 Amsterdam Ave.
Wednesday
Thursday Nov 3, 2006
6:30pm Jews in Greece: A continuous Presence For 2,500 years
Lecture Presented by Dr. Mimis Cohen, MD
Columbia University Hellenic Association / American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece / The Consulate General of Greece in New York Columbia University School of Law - Room 102
Friday September 16, 2005 First Party of the Year

Columbia University Hellenic Association / HELLAS Casbah Rouge, 2841 Broadway
Wednesday July 20, 2005 7:30pm Documentary Screening: "Attila '74: The Rape of Cyprus"

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association / Cypriot Student Association of America / Cypriot Youth Commiittee of America Teachers College Main Hall, Room: Milbank Chapel, 525 West 120th Street
Saturday April 30, 2005 . "ANASTASI" (Easter) Dinner

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association DEMETRIS restaurant in Astoria ( 32-11 Broadway Avenue, bet. 32nd &
33rd Sts ).
Sunday, April 24,2005 3:00pm "Cyprus in the EU: Current Status and Future Prospects for Reunification"

Main Speaker : His Excellency
Euripides L. Evriviades , Ambassador of Cyprus to the United States


The Ambassador's Speech

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association / Cypriot Student Association of America International Affairs Building, Room 1501, 120th 420 West 118th
Street, ( off Amsterdam Ave.)
Sunday, April 10, 2005 1:00pm Greek Independence Day Parade

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association / HELLAS .
Sunday, April 10, 2005 After the parade Lunch . Rafina Restaurant (York Avenue between 78th and 79th Streets)
Tuesday, April 5, 2005 12:00pm "Toward a Modern Sociological Jurisprudence of International Law?"

Lecture by Prof. Achilleas Scordas
University of Athens, Faculty of Law

Pictures

Columbia University Hellenic Association/ J.S.D. Colloquium William & June Warren Hall (WJWH), Seminar Room 600
Friday, April 1, 2005 7:00pm Informal gathering with Prof. Theodoros P. Tassios, Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil Engineering,
National Technical University of Athens

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association Interschool Lab, 7th Floor, Schapiro Center
Thursday, February 10, 2005 8:00pm "Some notes on Compassion: An Evening of Inspiration and Hope"

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association / HELLAS / Program in Hellenic Studies/ Hellenic Students' Association of NYU / Hope for Life Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall (Barnard College Campus, 117th & Broadway)
Friday, January 28, 2005 10:00pm VASILOPITTA PARTY 2005

Pictures
Hellas/ Columbia University Hellenic Association Amsterdam Cafe, 1207 Amsterdam Avenue (between 119th and 120th Streets)
Wednesday, December 8, 2004 7:30pm

"The Legacy of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games"

Lecture by

Hon. Ms. Fanny Palli-Petralia,
Alternate Minister of Culture, Hellenic Republic

The Program in Hellenic Studies and the Hellenic Association Columbia Law School , Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 103,
435 West 116th Street
(on corner of 116th and Amsterdam Avenue )
Thursday, November 18, 2004 10:00pm-1:00am PARTY

Pictures
Columbia University Hellenic Association Shalel Bar, 65 W 70th Str. (between Columbus and Central Park West)
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004 9pm - ??? First get-together/party of the year! HELLAS / Columbia University Hellenic Association 110 Morningside Drive (on 121st Street), Apt. 55B
Sunday, March 28, 2004 Independence day parade . Madison Avenue and 61st Street
Thursday, October 2, 2003 8pm - ??? First dinner of the year! The Hellenic Association of Columbia University Symposium restaurant, 544 West 113th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
Saturday April 26, 2003 . Easter Dinner The Hellenic Association of Columbia University ZENON restaurant in Astoria (3410 31st Avenue, bet. 34th & 35th Sts).
Friday, April 11, 2003 9 pm until we drop Annual Dance at Thiasos The Hellenic Association of Columbia University 59 W 21st Street, between 5th & 6th Ave.
Sunday, March 30, 2003 . Independence day parade . 5th avenue and 62nd street
Sunday, March 30, 2003 After the parade Subsidized lunch The Hellenic Association of Columbia University Rafina Restaurant (York Avenue between 78th and 79th Streets)
October 10, 2002 9pm - ??? First get-together/dinner of the year! The Hellenic Association of Columbia University Symposium restaurant, 544 West 113th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
May 5, 2002 Easter Sunday 1:00pm until ???? Easter day party The Hellenic Association of Columbia University Philosophy Lawn, Columbia University Campus
Sunday, April 14, 2002 11:30 AM SHARP!!!(or 10:45 SHARP at 116th Str. Gates) Independence day parade

Pictures

. 61st Street between 5th and Madison
Sunday, April 14, 2002 After the parade Subsidized lunch The Hellenic Association of Columbia University Rafina Restaurant (York Avenue between 78th and 79th Streets)
Thursday, Feb 28,2002 8pm until we drop Annual Dance

The Hellenic Association of Columbia University

"THIASOS" (59 W 21st Street, between 5th & 6th Ave.)
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 10pm-?? Welcome back party/Vasilopitta Hellas/Hellenic Association of Columbia University Pub of International House, 500 RSD, 155 Claremont Av.
Thursday, May 17, 2001 8:00pm Call it an "end of the academic year celebration," a "graduation party," a "beginning of summer feast," call it whatever you like but join us for an evening of fun, live music and dancing!

invite you to a party at "Thiasos" on Thursday May 17 at 8:00pm.

$5 cover charge.

For more information or reservations e-mail Areti at at181@columbia.edu, or Joanne at babyjojo@mindsping.com.

The Hellenic Association of Columbia University, the Cathedral of St. John the Theologian YAL, and the Northern New Jersey YAL "Thiasos" is located at 59 W21st street (between 5th & 6th ave).
Sun, March 25, 2001 12n Hellenic Independence Day Parade

Come and walk with us in this year's Greek Independence Day parade on 5th avenue this Sunday, March 25.

We will be marching in the 2nd batallion, which meets on 62nd street between 5th and Madison Ave. We will be meeting there at noon. Look for the Columbia banner and familiar faces.

Let's try to look somewhat uniform by wearing black pants and white shirts. If you are interested in purchasing school jackets (blue with Columbia logo), contact Charles Vorka at ckv4@columbia.edu or by phone at (212) 853-8881. The jackets cost $15.

Join us for a Greek meal after the parade at the restaurant "Estia" located at 308 E86 street (between 1st & 2nd ave) in Manhattan. (tel. 212-628-9100). We have a reservation under Areti's name. The Association will make a contribution to this lunch for its members.

It is especially important for student associations to participate in the parade. Join us! The boards of the Hellenic Association of Columbia University and "Hellas"

CUHA 62nd street between 5th and Madison Ave
Thu, February 15, 2001 8 PM -... Annual Dance at Thiasos
  • Appetizers will be on the house from 8:00-10:00 pm.
  • Live music will begin at around 9:00 pm and the dancing will go on until we drop!
  • Cover charge: $15.00
  • For more information or reservations e-mail: Areti (at181@columbia.edu), or Stathis (stathis@cs.columbia.edu).
  • Hope to see you all there for a night filled with entertainment and kefi!
Hellenic Association of Columbia University "THIASOS" (59 W21st street, between 5th & 6th ave)
Friday, February 2, 2001 from 10 PM -2 AM (sharp) VASILOPITTA PARTY 2001
  • We know it's a little late...but of course, better now than never!
  • Light snacks and wine will be served (until we run out)
  • DJ's Vorkas-Constantinides will be spinning Greek and English music all night.
  • START OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH A BANG...DRINK AND DANCE WITH US AT OUR FIRST PARTY OF THE SEMESTER (and the millenium!)
  • We hope to see you this Friday!
Hellas and the Hellenic Association of Columbia University Symposium Restaurant (113th street between Amsterdam and Broadway)
Friday, December 8th 10 pm Mediterrenean Party!

Come and enjoy Mediterranean snacks, have a drink with us & dance to Greek/Turkish music (courtesy of DJs VORKAS and CONSTANTINIDES)!

IMPORTANT INFO CONCERNING ADMISSION

  1. If you are already an affiliate member of the I-House you will be able to enter as you normally do (all international students are eligible for affiliate membership free of charge by applying at the ISSO office). If you are NOT an affiliate member of the I-House, or if you are NOT affiliated with Columbia University at all, you need to e-mail ckv4@columbia.edu with subject title: "Party List" by December 6th at the latest, so that I can add your name to our guest list. We will present the guest list to the security at I-House in order to grant you admission.
  2. While we will NOT charge for admission, we would appreciate any contributions towards the cost of holding this party, so that we can organize many more events like this throughout the next semester as well.
Co-sponsored by

Columbia University Hellenic Association,
Columbia University Turkish Students Association,
"Hellas"

International House (enter from Claremont Ave)
Monday, November 13, 2000 8:00pm Good-bye Night

Join the association board members over wine and snacks to discuss what was accomplished over the past year, what should be done in the future and learn about the responsibilities involved.

CUHA Columbia Postcrypt (basement of St.Paul's chapel)
Saturday, September 23rd, 2000 10:00pm - 2:00am CUHA Welcome Back Party 2000 !

Light snacks, drinks, and beverages will be served.
Great music!
Drink...dance...kefi!
We hope to see you there.

Hellas and the Hellenic Association of Columbia University Symposium Restaurant
544 West 113th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam)
(212) 865-1011
March 25th, 2000 - Easter Dinner

Pictures

CUHA Molyvos Restaurant
March 25th, 2000 - Hellenic Independence Day Parade

Pictures

CUHA -
Monday, March 6th, 2000 7:30pm Kimon A. Doukas Lecture:

Greek Shipping in the 20th Century: Myth or Reality

Professor Gelina Harlaftis
Department of Maritime Studies, Univeristy of Piraeus Recipient of the 1997 Sunciman Award for her book "A History of Greek-Owned Shipping"

More information.

Columbia University
Hellenic Studies Program
The Graduate Lounge
301 Philosophy Hall
Columbia University
116th Street and Amsterdam
Thursday, March 2nd, 2000 4:00pm 1999-2000 Sawyer Seminar

Mark Mazower (History, Princeton)

"The Balkans: History and Name"

with special guest discussant Matt Matsuda (History, Rutgers)

Sponsored by the Mellon Foundation, the Departments of History and Anthropology and the Center for Comparative Literature and Society Schermerhorn 614
Thursday, March 2nd, 2000 9:00pm TSIKNOPEMPTI Dinner

Hope to see you all!!!

C.U.H.A. Christos Hasapo-Taverna

41-08 23rd Avenue
Astoria
(718)726-5195

Date Event
February 24, 2000 Annual Dance (pictures)
February 18, 2000 Greek Voices in New York: A Literary Presentation of Poetry, Prose, and Story-telling : Dr. John Kallas, Regina Pagoulatou, Eleni Paidoussi. Organized by HELLAS.
January 28th, 2000 Vassilopita (new year's pie) 2000 (pictures)
May 29, 1999 Lecture by the Mayor of Athens, Dimitris Avramopoulos
Easter 1999 Pasha 1999 Dinner at Mythos
March 28, 1999 Hellenic Independence day parade
February 25, 1999 Thiasos, Our always exciting Annual Dance!!!
January 23 1999 Vassilopita
November 17, 1999 Polytechnio, organized by Hellas and Hellenic Studies Program
March 29, 1998 Hellenic Independence day parade
February 26, 1998 Annual Dance at Thiasos
February 6, 1998 C.U.H.A. and Hellas Vassilopita.
September 27, 1997 Welcome Party
April 26, 1997 Anastasi Dinner at Thiasos,
April 17, 1997 Visit of the Greek Minister of National Economy and Finance, Dr. Yannos Papantoniou
March 23, 1997 Hellenic Independence day parade
February 27, 1997 Annual Dance at Thiasos
January 1997 Vassilopita
October 1996 Welcome Party
April 1996 Anastasi Diner
April 1996 Celebration of Kathari Deutera at Baraonda,
March 1996 Annual Dance at Thiasos
January 26 1996 Vassilopita
October 1995 Welcome party
July 1995 Excursion to Long Beach Island, NJ
June 4, 1995 Excursion to Fire Island, NY
March 30 1995 Annual Dance at Thiasos
March 1995 Hellenic Parade in New York City
January 26, 1995 Vassilopita
March 27, 1994 Greek Parade
February 23, 1994 Annual Dance at Thiasos
January 27, 1994 Vasilopita and Lecture By Marjorie Housepian at Hamilton Hall "Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City",
April 18, 1993 Easter Celebration
March 31, 1993 Annual Dance at Thiasos
February 04, 1993 Vasilopita at Symposium
February 1, 1993 Concert by D. Savvopoulos at Thiasos
Januaary 28, 1993 Lecture by Kostas Simitis at the Law School

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