Monday, December 29, 2014

Oops, we nearly forgot! World Tourism Day 2014 Greek Photo Competition: And the Winners are...

1st prize 
Pinelopi (Poppy) Athanasopoulou(USA)
Window to Heaven, Palamidi, Nafplion,  Greece

 2nd prize
Eleni Balatsas (Canada)
The Best of Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
(we call it the Colossus of Navagio...)

3rd prize
Rebecca Elia (USA)
Diamond Bliss, Skopelos, Greece

Congratulations to our prizewinners Poppy, Eleni, and Rebecca (2nd year in a row)!  

The Prizes
The Donors

1st Prize
Poppy wins a very beautiful Greek inspired print of her choice from the workshop of Georgia Pistolis,  one of our very talented Global Greek artists, who lives and works in South Carolina in the USA but whose gorgeous artwork is largely inspired by her homeland- and ours - Greece!   

Poppy gets to choose one of the three beautiful prints shown below: 

Art by Georgia 
You too can purchase one of Georgia's wonderful Greek themed artworks by clicking here

2nd Prize 
Eleni wins an Apollo Pendant, a beautiful piece of solid sterling silver 925 bone shaped with authentic 'good luck eye" glass bead (mati) for herself or her pet from The Lovepaw Collection in the USA

Apollo from the Zeus Collection

Designed by one of our Global Greeks, and expertly Made in Greece by one of Greece's fine silversmiths , this beautiful piece of jewellery has been donated by Olympia Zacharakis of Miami, creator and founder of The Lovepaw Company, specialising in fine pieces for pets and/or their owners!

Olympia's Lovepaw Company photos can be found on Facebook  while her website  is being upgraded

3rd Prize
Rebecca  wins a copy of popular Hollywood actor, writer, traveller and adventurer Thaao Penghlis' latest book ‘Places, Journeys of My Days, My Lives.’ 

A veteran world traveller, with many tours through his (and ours) ancestral Greece, Egypt, and the Middle East, Thaao has also investigated some of the world’s most sacred sites and travelled through the jungles of the Amazon. In this, his latest book  published in July this year, which he has kindly donated as a prize, Thaao recalls some of these amazing and perilous journeys for his readers.  

You can win your own copy of Places by leaving a comment here 

to our Global Greeks
Georgia, Olympia, and Thaao 
for their generosity in donating these wonderful prizes for our winners 
a very big 
to all of our friends who entered their photos 
and made this competition come alive with...Greece 
and their love for Greece! 

 You helped make this our most successful competition ever, 
with a record number of participants, 
a record number of magnificent photos and a 
record number of people who voted! 

All the photos were stunning, here they are in one collage and we will soon have a video of them for you to watch!  
In the meantime, if you want to check out the entire album on our Facebook page, please click here 

Greece is Greece's No 1 product.
It deserves to take its rightful place in the world...
right at the top! 

At Global Greek World, We ♥ Greece...and it shows! 
© GlobalGreekWorld 2014 All Rights Reserved

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Καλά Χριστούγεννα - Καλή Χρονιά! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Από το δικό μας σπίτι στο δικό σας
ταξιδεύει το παραδοσιακό και Ελληνικότατο καραβάκι, στολισμένο και φορτωμένο με ελπίδα και αγάπη για να ευχηθούμε σε όλους  
Καλά Χριστούγεννα & Καλή Χρονιά!

Να κάνουμε το 2015 τη χρονιά της Ανάπτυξης, 
τη χρονιά που θα αρχίσει η αλλαγή προς το καλύτερο για την Ελλάδα μας! Στο χέρι μας είναι!

Ας αρχίσουμε από σήμερα:
Greece's traditional Christmas symbol,
a boat loaded with love and hope, is on its way from our house to yours,
wishing  everyone in our Global Greek World 
 a very Merry Christmas and a 
Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Successful New Year!

Let's make 2015 the year of Growth, the year that things will begin to change for the better as we, the people, continue to strive for the best for our beautiful Greece!  

Let's start today:
Let's all Buy GREEK for Christmas this Year! 

Χρόνια Πολλά και Καλά!

At Global Greek World, We ♥ Greece...and it shows! 
© GlobalGreekWorld 2014 All Rights Reserved


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