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Dear Friends,
On behalf of the Executive Council, we would like to invite you to the Commemoration of the 107th Anniversary of Chios’ Independence from the Ottoman Empire.
The Commemoration will take place on Sunday, November 10th at Holy Cross Church, 15005 12th Avenue, Whitestone, NY 11357.
There a memorial service and doxologia will be held at 9:30 am followed by an Anniversary Ceremony Cultural Program and brunch at the church hall.
For further information kindly contact us at the Chian Federation 718-204-2550 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or Panchiaki Korais Society 718-224-4846 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Your presence will be greatly appreciated.
We look forward to Celebrating with you,
Sincerely,
Ioannis M. Kontolios                                     
President
George Almiroudis Jr
Executive SecretaryEleftheria 2019 English

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The “Chios Societies of America and Canada, Inc.” cordially invites all fellow Chians and their friends to attend the 8th International and 64th National Chian Convention that will be held in Chios, from July 30 – August 5, 2019.  Every four years, the international convention returns us to our roots, to the place where our parents and grandparents were born, and to introduce our children, friends, and relatives to Chios, the place we all love.

On the evening of Tuesday, July 30th, the official opening ceremony will take place at the Chandris Hotel following by a welcome reception dinner. On Wednesday, July 31st, we will be hosting a beach party with DJ and nighttime Fireworks display for the young adults. On Thursday, August 1st, the delegate meeting will take place in the morning at the Mastic Museum of Chios in Pyrgi, a UNESCO Recognized Site, where the Delegates and their families are invited to tour the museum.  A tour of the village of Pyrgi will follow the meeting with a stop at Emporios.  In the evening, we are visiting Mesta Square for a concert featuring Gianna Fafaliou.  On Friday, August 2nd, everyone is invited to join us on an excursion to the Islands of Oinousses for a day at the beach.  On Saturday evening, August 3rd, we will attend and support the Enosis Omogenon Society’s Annual Dance.  On Sunday, August 4th there will be an Environmentalist Outing and Clean-Up of Plastic Waste on Chian Beaches.  The Convention concludes on Monday, August 5th, our second excursion is to Kambia Ravine, also a UNESCO Recognized Site for its environmental uniqueness. This will feature a fundraiser for the Special Needs Children of Chios. 

The Supreme Lodge and Board of Directors are looking forward to seeing all members, their families, and friends, at the Convention, so that we may continue this tradition and see forth our ongoing efforts to achieve our goals as Chians. The Convention will be a great opportunity for all Chians from the United States and Canada to meet other Chians from Europe, Africa, and Australia.

Anyone interested in further information, please call ASAP:

Supreme President, Dimitrios B. Kontolios, at 201-960-9260, or 694-255-9235 when in Greece

–or –
e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To attend the dinner dance:
Enosis Omogenon Chios, Sgouta 1, 821 00 Chios, Greece, 22710-44616 (office),

Pantelis Bournias, President, (phone) 22710-82244 

CONVENTION ITINERARY

Tuesday, July 30th  – Chandris Hotel – Info/Tickets: Despina Bouboulis + 30 697-914-1700

  • · 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM …….………Delegate Registration - Excursion Reservations  
  • · 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM …….………Commencement of Convention. Greetings of Delegation and Guests
  • · 8:00 PM ……………………….Welcome Reception €35/person

Wednesday, July 31stVrontados – Info: Christina Gerazounis + 30 698-450-4136 or George Doulos + 001-718-450-2527

  • · 7:00 PM.…………….................Young Adults Beach Party at Glaros – Fireworks Display

Wednesday, July 31stMaria Tsakos Foundation Gallery (Near Bella Vista) - Info: Pantelis Bournias + 30 22710-82244

  • · 7:30 PM.……………................. Enosis Omogenon Society Art Auction

                       Exhibition of History of Chian Art from 4th century BC to present

Thursday, August 1st  – Mastic Museum of Chios, Pyrgi, UNESCO Recognized Site - Info: Maria Stefanias + 698-788-2904

  • · 10:00 AM ………..….……….. Museum Tour
  • · 11:00AM - 12:30PM………….Convention Meetings
  • · 1:00 PM ……………………….Pyrgi Village Tour and Lunch in Emporeios

Thursday, August 1st   – Mesta - Tickets: Despina Bouboulis + 30 697-914-1700 Info: George Almiroudis +30 698-185-4240

  • 9:00 PM……………………….Concert in Mesta Square with Gianna Fafaliou €20/person

Friday, August 2nd  - Info/Tickets: Vasilios Skordalos + 30 690-937-8579

  • · 9:45 AM.....................................Excursion to Islands of Oinousses €35/person

Saturday, August 3rd

  • · 9:00 AM……………………….Divine Liturgy for the Omogenon with Metropolitan Markos of Chios, Psara, & Oinousses at the Church of the Holy Metropolis of Chios, Psara, & Oinousses
  • · 8:00 PM ……………………….Enosis Omogenon Dance at Nautiko Omilo of Chios €25/person

                                                                 Info/Tickets: Pantelis Bournias + 30 22710-82244

Sunday, August 4th 

  • 4:00PM………………………..Environmentalist Outing - Beach cleanup of Plastic Waste – Meet at Nenita Square - Info: George Amigdalos + 30 698-203-9306                      
  • Evening.....................................Farewell Dinner – (TBA)

Monday, August 5th  

  • 6:30AM....................................Excursion to Kambia Ravine, UNESCO Recognized Site - Proper Outdoor Attire required
  • Fundraiser for Special Needs Children of Chios (Suggested Donation €10/person)
  • 12:00PM...................................Followed by Luncheon. €25/person - Kambia Square
  • Info/Tickets: Dimitri Kontolios +30 694-255-9235 or + 001 201-960-9260(USA)                      
  • Convention Closes………...…65th National Chian Convention, Cleveland, OH USA (October 2020)

ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟΥ

Τρίτη, 30 Ιουλίου  – Ξενοδοχείο Χανδρής - Πληροφορίες/Εισιτήρια: Δέσποινα Μπουμπούλη + 30 697-914-1700        

  • · 6:30ΜΜ - 7:30ΜΜ …….……Εγγραφή Αντιπροσώπων                           
  • · 7:30ΜM - 8:00ΜM …….……Έναρξη Συνεδρίου, Χαιρετισμοί Αντιπροσώπων και Προσκεκλημένων.
  • · 8:00ΜM ……………………...Δεξίωση Υποδοχής €35/άτομο

Τετάρτη, 31 Ιουλίου – Βροντάδος – Πληροφορίες: Χριστίνα Γεραζούνη + 30 698-450-4136 η Γιώργος Ντούλος + 001-718-450-2527

  • · 7:00ΜΜ.………………....…..Πάρτυ Νεολαίας στην Παραλία των Γλάρων στο Βροντάδο – με DJ και Πυροτεχνήματα

Τετάρτη, 31 Ιουλίου - Ίδρυμα «Maria Tsakos» Bella Vista - Πληροφορίες: Παντελής Μπουρνιάς + 30 22710-82244

  • · 7:30ΜΜ.………………....….. Ένωσης Ομογενών Δημοπρασία για Πίνακες Χιωτών

                                 Ιστορία της Χιώτικης Ζωγραφικής από τον 4ο Αιώνα π.Χ. Μέχρι Σήμερα

  Πέμπτη, 1η Αυγούστου –  ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ ΜΑΣΤΙΧΑΣ ΧΙΟΥ, Πυργί, Αναγνωρισμένο από την UNESCO

                                                                     Πληροφορίες: Μαρία Στεφανιά + 698-788-2904

  • · 10:00ΠM ….………................Περιήγηση Μουσείο
  • · 11:00ΠM - 12:30ΜM………..Συνεδρίαση Αντιπροσώπων
  • · 1:00ΜM………....................Ξενάγηση στο Χωριό Πυργι και Mεσημεριανό Φαγητό στο Εμπορειός

Πέμπτη, 1η Αυγούστου – Μεστά - Εισιτήρια: Δέσποινα Μπουμπούλη + 30 697-914-1700

                                                        Πληροφορίες: Γιώργος Αλμυρούδης +30 698-185-4240

  • · 9:00MM.…………………...... Συναυλία στην Πλατεία Μεστών με την Γιάννα Φαφαλιού €20/άτομο

Παρασκευή, 2 Αυγούστου - Πληροφορίες/Εισιτήρια: Βασίλης Σκορδαλός + 30 690-937-8579

  • · 9:45ΠΜ....................................Εκδρομή στις Οινούσσες €35/άτομο

Σάββατο, 3 Αυγούστου

  • · 9:00ΠΜ....................................Αρχιερατική Θεία Λειτουργία για τους Ομογενείς στον Μητροπολίτικο Ναό Χίου με τον Μητροπολίτη Χίου, Ψαρών και Οινουσσών κ.κ Μάρκος
  • · 8:00ΜM ……..........................Δεξίωση και Χορός της Ένωσης Ομογενών Χίου, στο Ναυτικό Όμιλο Χίου €25/άτομο Πληροφορίες/Εισιτήρια: Παντελής Μπουρνιάς + 30 22710-82244

                                                               

Κυριακή, 4 Αυγούστου

  • 4:00ΜΜ...................................Περιβαλλοντική Εκδρομή - Καθαρισμός Παραλιών από Πλαστικά Απορρίμματα - Συνάντηση στην Πλατεία Νένητων - Πληροφορίες: Γιώργος Αμύγδαλος + 30 698-203-9306                      
  • Βράδυ.......................................Εκδήλωση Αποχαιρετισμού

Δευτέρα, 5 Αυγούστου  

  • · 6:30ΠM...................................Εκδρομή στο Φαράγγιτων Καμπιών, Αναγνωρισμένο από την UNESCO

               Με σκοπό την συλλογή των χρημάτων για τα Παιδιά με ειδικές ανάγκες της Χίου €10/ άτομο δωρεά

  • · 12:00ΜM.................................Γεύμα στην Πλατείατων Καμπιών €25/άτομο

            Πληροφορίες/Εισιτήρια: Δημήτρης Κοντολιός +30 694-255-9235 η + 001 201-960-9260(ΗΠΑ)                      

Τέλος Συνεδρίου………...…...65ο Εθνικό Χιακό Συνέδριο, Cleveland, Ohio ΗΠΑ (Οκτώβριος, 2020)

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CHIAN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC

THE CHIAN FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND

DESCRIPTION AND INSTRUCTIONS

 

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:

The Chian Federation Scholarship Foundation, one of the Federation’s hallmark initiatives, supports education and the preservation of our Greek heritage and culture, by instilling pride and cultivating individuals who will give back to our community. The scholarship is supported by the generosity of our dedicated members and friends.

The Chian Federation Scholarship awards funds to students who are champions and supporter of the Hellenic and Chian culture and ideas, as well as students of Greek, Byzantine, and Modern Greek Studies; as well as grants for academic research and publications under the guidelines set by the Chian Federation Scholarship Foundation.

Eligible candidates must demonstrate academic merit, and be in good standing in their current academic institutions and in their communities.

CHIAN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC.
THE HELEN CHIOTES SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE CHIAN FEDERATION

 

DESCRIPTION AND INSTRUCTIONS

  

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:

The Helen Chiotes Scholarship Fund is generously funded by Ms. Helen Chiotes, an extensive philanthropist, and staunch advocate and supporter of major US/Hellenic and Orthodox causes; and recipient of the Chian Federation’s 38th Homeric Award.

The Chian Federation is grateful to Ms. Chiotes for this generous donation and pledges to honor the Chiotes name and family by selecting stellar individuals to benefit from this scholarship, who will also become great members of our community and emulate Ms. Chiotes example of charity and caring.

The Helen Chiotes Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to students who are champions and supporter of the Hellenic and Chian culture and ideals who are,

  • Living in the United States and have been accepted to study in the United States for their baccalaureate or master’s degree, in an accredited academic institution.
  • Living in Greece and have been accepted to a Greek higher education institution*.
  • Living in Greece and have been accepted to study in an institution in the United States