22 episodes

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is committed to supporting Hellenic education, culture and heritage initiatives across Canada. Its award-winning History Committee creates public history projects for a diaspora audience. This podcasting channel “HHF Presents” seeks to inform and narrate stories from our Greek past.

HHF Presents Hellenic Heritage Foundation

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is committed to supporting Hellenic education, culture and heritage initiatives across Canada. Its award-winning History Committee creates public history projects for a diaspora audience. This podcasting channel “HHF Presents” seeks to inform and narrate stories from our Greek past.

    Edo Polytechnio: Episode One - Introduction

    Edo Polytechnio: Episode One - Introduction

    Hosts Bill Molos and Sandra Gionas start the 50th anniversary retrospective journey into the events at the Athens Polytechnio in November 1973.  

    • 26 min
    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Two - The Road to 1967

    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Two - The Road to 1967

     To understand the student occupation of the Athens Polytechnio, you have to understand Greece in the Post-WWII years.  

    • 28 min
    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Three - The Military Seizes Power

    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Three - The Military Seizes Power

    Greeks awake on Friday, April 21, 1967 to a new reality .

    • 21 min
    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Four - Protest and Resistance

    Edo Polytechnio: Episode Four - Protest and Resistance

    Trying to protest the new military dictatorship was a dangerous thing to do.  How the Colonels silenced their opponents...

    • 28 min
    Exodus: The Stories of 1922 - Episode One "Loss"

    Exodus: The Stories of 1922 - Episode One "Loss"

    Exodus: The Stories of 1922  is a five-part podcast exploring the Great Catastrophe, a seminal chapter in Greek history which led to the expulsion of Greeks from Asia Minor and Thrace. 
    Learn the entire story of the Asia Minor refugees. 
    Episode One: “Loss”
    Hosts Sandra Gionas and Prof. Sakis Gekas look at the wider story of the Great Catastrophe and the population exchange that followed. They discuss the Pontian Genocide and talk to the descendants of refugees about memory, trauma and resilience.

    This podcast is produced by the award-winning History Committee of the Hellenic Heritage Foundation.  Learn more about HHF here

    Sponsored by Agape Greek Radio. 
    Original music by Demetri Petsalakis.

    • 1 hr
    Exodus: The Stories of 1922 - Episode Two "Ta Meri Mas/Our Homelands"

    Exodus: The Stories of 1922 - Episode Two "Ta Meri Mas/Our Homelands"

    Exodus: The Stories of 1922  is a five-part podcast exploring the Great Catastrophe, a seminal chapter in Greek history which led to the expulsion of Greeks from Asia Minor and Thrace. 


    Learn the entire story of the Asia Minor refugees. 


    Episode One: "Ta Meri Mas/Our Homelands"


    Hosts Sandra Gionas and Prof. Sakis Gekas take a look at what life was like for the Greeks of Asia Minor, from daily life and culture to how the Ottoman politics affected them. 


    This podcast is produced by the award-winning History Committee of the Hellenic Heritage Foundation.  Learn more about HHF here

    Sponsored by Agape Greek Radio. 
    Original music by Demetri Petsalakis.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Spingos84 ,

Informative podcast

I learned so much. Great job to everyone involved!

Yianni_M ,

Enjoying and learning new things

What an entertaining and fascinating look at the important events and people that were involved in the birth of modern Greece.

The people we had heard about in our history books come alive during the podcast. Well done!

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