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A member of the Canadian Hellenic Congress                                    Μελος του Καναδικού Ελληνικού Κογκρέσου


Welcome to the Canadian Hellenic Congress

of Alberta Website

1. For past and future activities, please use the corresponding links.

2. The 1st ever meeting and elections of the Canadian Representation to the SAE (World Council of Hellenes Abroad) took place in Toronto from September the 29th to October the 1st, 2006. The Alberta Congress was represented by the president, Dr. A. Tavouktsoglou. The persons elected to the 1st Canadian SAE Council are:                                      


President: Mr. Costas Menegakis (Pres. Toronto Hellenic Community 

Members: Dr. Athanasios Foussias (Pres. CHC - National)                                                                Mr. John Theodosopoulos (Pres. Montreal Hellenic Community)                                       Mr. Spyros Volonakis (Director, Grk. Edcn. Toronto Metropolis)                                         Mr. John Dagonas (Duron Ontario Ltd., pres. & CEO)


3. An unoffical meeting of the CHCA Executive Board took place on Sunday, October 8, 2006, at the Conference Room of the Greek Orthodox Community of Edmonton. The purpose of the meeting was to keep the members of the board updated with recent  developments.

4. The bi-annual conference and elections of the Canadian Hellenic Congress (National)  will take place in Ottawa from the 3rd to the 5th of November 2006. The Alberta Congress is entitled to participate with 9 delegates.

5. The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Hellenic Congress of Alberta (CHCA) will be held at the Conference Room of the Greek Orthodox Community of Calgary, on Sunday, April 01, 2007 at 13:00. The Agenda will be posted here in March 2007.

6. The next meeting of the CHCA Executive Board will be held at the Conference Room of the Greek Orthodox Community of Edmonton, on Sunday, October 07, 2007 at 13:00. The Agenda will be posted here in September 2007.

7. Actor Yannis Simonides will be performing "The Apology of Socrates" at the University   of Alberta in Edmonton on Tuesday October 6, 2009. For more information on this    event click on "Socrates Poster".


8. AHEPA presents Oscar Lopez and Pavlo in concert on Monday November 9, 2009 at  the University of Calgary Theatre benefiting the Friedrich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. Tickets can be purchased from the following: Deb Chrisohou 403-242-9887 or Diane Lygouriatis 403-616-3426.  Click here for more information!


9. Exercise Classes Wednesdays April 7—June 9, 6:45—7:45 pm

The Society will be offering exercise classes taught by a certified fitness instructor from  April 7—June 9, 6:45—7:45 pm. Cost for the 10 week program is $75 for members,  $100 for non-members, $10 drop in. 10 students minimum required to run the class. Come get in shape for summer! Just a reminder that workout classes at the Community will begin this Wednesday April 7th at 6:45 pm at the Hellenic Community of Calgary.


10. Comedy Night Saturday April 10, 6:00 pm

Comedy with a cause, benefitting the Hellenic Language School of Calgary and Apheresis Clinic at the Foothills hospital. Featuring Jim Dailakis. Purchase tickets from  any Festival committee member, Greek school teacher or through the Society office. Also call 403.616.3426


11. Daughters of Penelope Garage Sale Saturday April 17, 9:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Donations can be dropped off Thursday or Friday night. Come find your treasure on Saturday!


12. April 17th, Calypso Restaurant, Calgary, Alberta presents Giannis Sahamis and Vaggeli Xristakis.

They will be playing Laika in the evening. Come enjoy gourounaki, mezethes, kokora krasatos. For more information please call 403-250-5533.


13. The Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church’s 50th Anniversary Dinner April 24, 6:00 p.m.
The Hellenic Society of Calgary along with the Ladies of Philoptohos presents the 50 Year Anniversary Gala.


14. Hellenic Director Pantelis Voulgaris to premier his latest film in Calgary, April 25, 4:00 p.m.
The Uptown, 612 - 8th Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada      
View Poster for details
See the movie trailer


15. Calgary's Annual Greek Festival

June 11 - 13, 2010  For more information go to www.calgaryhellenic.com


Canadian Hellenic Congress of Alberta