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JUNE 17-20, 2021

CLICK HERE for hotel details, ONLINE registration and sponsorship information.  


Mixalis Mavroudis - Μιχάλης Μαυρουδής 

Stelios Katzakis - Στέλιος Κατζάκης 

Mixalis Fournarakis - Μιχάλης Φουρναράκης


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The PAA/PYA Present

The Forgotten Revolution of 1821 in Crete
presented by former PAA and World Council of Cretans President,
Mr. Emmanuel E. Velivasakis, PE, F.ASCE

Wednesday, May 19
5:00 P.M. PST

The contribution of Cretans in the Greek uprising of 1821 is a little known subject to many and we are excited to welcome former PAA and World Council of Cretans President Mr. Emmanuel E. Velivasakis, who will give us an inspiring, historical presentation on our proud heritage as we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

Click here to register in advance and receive a ZOOM Link.  Please register no later than noon on May 19.

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200th Anniversary of Greek Independence

The following organizations are offering a number of FREE virtual online events celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence.  If you know of more organizations celebrating Greek Independence that may be of interest to our members, contact us at

Celebrate the 1000th issue of KPHTH Magazine with our new "Guess The Pages" contest
Members can enter the contest today!

PAA/PYA members have the opportunity to guess how many total pages of the KPHTH Magazine have been printed since its inception, November, 1927 to November, 2021. The person who guesses closes to the actual number of pages printed is the first prize winner.  But there's more!  15 cash prizes or magazine subscriptions will be awarded to the top winners.  For complete rules and information on the contest, click here

To enter the contest with your guess, click the button below...Good Luck!!

Guess the Pages

Scholarship general
The scholarship program aids students who are active PAA / PYA members of Cretan descent in pursuit of higher education. 


PAA and Philanthropy, is our love and care of humanity.

Pancretan Youth Association

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PAA National Convention
The 47th Annual PAA/PYA National Convention will take place June 17-20, 2021 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  Click on the link below for more details and for pre-convention meeting schedule.  

CLICK HERE for a list of the 2021 Pre-Convention Teleconference Meetings

Click here to read about the upcoming National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada


KPHTH Magazine
Support our KPHTH Magazine, Learn our Culture, Meet our Chapters and their Members!
Culture and Education
Our goal is to promote and develop social ethnic and cultural relationships and mutuality among all Cretans and their descendants residing in the United States. 
PAA/PYA Strategic Plan

The road map to reach and implement our organizational goals.
Cretan Artists
PAA strives to support all of its artists, and looks forward to promoting, and sponsoring, performances across the United States.

Continuing PAA values through mentoring The PAA Mentor Program is designed to support PYA and PAA members.
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PAA Archives goal is to compile the history of our organization.   

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