The Modern Greek Studies Foundation exists to support the study of modern Greek language and culture in academic settings and to present public programs reflecting and celebrating the importance and beauty of Hellenic culture. The Foundation is the sponsor of the San Francisco Greek Film Festival, now in its 15th year showcasing Greek and Cypriot filmmakers worldwide.


A Tribute to Thanasis Maskaleris

Saturday, January 20, 2018 • 4pm

Orinda Community Church • 10 Irwin Way, Orinda

Join us as we celebrate the life, legacy and memory of Thanasis Maskaleris, beloved icon of our community.

Special guests will share memories and make musical tributes in his honor.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Professor Maskaleris' memory may be made to the Modern Greek Studies Foundation.

For details, contact Angelos Sakkis at 510-531-1360 or

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