The «Association of Egyptian Greeks» («Sindesmos
Egyptioton Ellinon») was founded in Athens in 1993 and was honored
by the National Greek Academy in 1985 for its cultural activities.
In 1986 it was honored with the St. Mark’s Cross by the Patriarch
Today it has about 5000 active members. Its
main aims are:
Uniting all Egyptian Greeks that live in
Greece but also those that moved to other countries.
Preserving and promoting the cultural
heritage of the once vibrant Greek quarters in Egypt.
Offering social support to and providing for
Fighting for the common interests of both
working and retired Egyptian Greeks that live in Greece or in
Fighting to preserve and promote the athletic
spirit through gentle competition by maintaining several sport
sections (chess, bridge, table tennis, basketball).
Keeping an important role in cultural life,
not only for Egyptian Greeks but for all Greek society.
The following members sit in the current
Governing council: F.Kossenas (president), G.Oikonomidis, I.Armenopoulou,
K.Trimi, N.Avramidis, B.Iliopoulou, P.Karmatzos, M.Kovaios, K.Mihailidis,
Chr.Monokroussou, M.Biskos, N.Nikitaridis, A.Papadimitriou, A.Tzitzas,