The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia and Cosmos Philly are partnering to host the first international photo contest.
We Greeks love our Yiayia and Pappou and they play a significant role in our heritage.
Do you have a great or inspiring photo of your Yiayia or Pappou? Why not share it on our site?
Submit your photo and tell us the story behind the image or how it inspires you in 250 words or less.
Contest tip: Visit the GAHSP when writing your essay.
Contest is open only to individuals who are of Greek descent. Submission deadline is December 31, 2013. Please provide name and proper contact information.
A group of judges that are familiar with the GAHSP mission and spirit will review and pick three grand prize winners, that will be announced January 15, 2014. Winners will receive Apple products.
All the images and their stories will be featured on Cosmos Philly and the Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia websites. Cosmos Philly reserves the right to reproduce images submitted to Cosmos Philly and the Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia for all promotional and future use.
The mission of the Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia is to inspire social change and trigger personal growth by reconnecting both youth and adults to their Greek heritage. Our goal is to sponsor events designed for people of all backgrounds to illustrate Greek values, build community, and inspire excitement about our individual heritages.
For more information please visit our website.
Cosmos Philly is recognized as the best Greek media network covering the metropolitan Philadelphia area. We develop documentaries, news and features via video, photography and reporting. Every week, we bring insight to the Greek experience from around the metropolitan area with a sprinkling of the world.
- You may submit an existing image, create an image or scanned image.
- The photo must be in JPG format, color or black and white, at a maximum size of 4000 × 3000 pixels. The file size should not exceed 5 MB.
- Each participant may send only one photo.
- Name your photo with your full name (for example, john-pappas.jpg).
- Submit your photo and text by December 31st, 2013.
Please read the rules of the contest.
The Love your Yiayia and Pappou Photo Contest closed on January 31, 2014.
Please look for the winners on Cosmos Philly or on the Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia website.
Thanks to all who entered.