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Global Center of Pontian Hellenism Unveiled in Athens

Pontian Hellenism CenterAn artist’s impression of the main entrance to the Pontian Hellenism Center at Hellinikon. Credit: Pontian Greeks of Sourmena

The global center for Pontian Hellenism to be built at the Hellinikon former airport was unveiled at an event in Athens on Tuesday.

The center will become a place that keeps alive the customs and traditions of the Pontians who have experienced a long, bright, and painful history including a systematically planned genocide a century ago.

The event to present the design of the Hall for the Global Pontian Greeks of Sourmena was held at the “Mikis Theodorakis” Cultural and Conference Center in Argyroupoli, the southern suburb of Athens.

Pontian Hellenism CenterThe Center will become the focal point of Pontian Greeks throughout the world.

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