One Holiday, Two Dates

One Holiday, Two Dates

Have you ever wondered why Easter in the Orthodox and Western churches often fall on different dates? The reasons are surprisingly complex.

Gaia, the Greek ‘Mother Earth’

Gaia, the Greek ‘Mother Earth’

Though Earth Day has only been widely observed since 1970, many cultures have set aside days dedicated to the Earth and its natural elements for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks, for example, celebrated Gaia, or “Mother Earth.”

Beautiful Voices at FDF

Beautiful Voices at FDF

Congratulations! First Place in Division 1 in the Choral Competition at FDF 2016 went to the St. Spyridon Youth Choir from San Diego.

National Park Week Celebrates America’s National Heritage

National Park Week Celebrates America’s National Heritage

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation offer free admission to any of America’s national parks during National Park Week, April 16 to 24, 2016. The national park community invites you to share your stories, memories, videos, and photos of the national parks throughout the week, which is being called “America’s largest celebration of national heritage.”

NFFTY Celebrates Young Filmmakers and 10th Anniversary

NFFTY Celebrates Young Filmmakers and 10th Anniversary

The best and brightest young filmmakers will gather at the Cinerama Theater in Seattle for the 10th annual National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY). From April 28 to May 1, 2016, directors under the age of 25 will present films in a variety of genres and themes.