The Cathedral Rises again!

Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen! Pascha 2019: a historic moment for San Francisco and the Greek Orthodox community. Hundreds of worshipers, led by Metropolitan Gerasimos and Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, gather in the unfinished new Cathedral to acclaim the Resurrection of Christ, for the first time since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake claimed the original sanctuary. The 100 year old community is being resurrected!

Historical photomontage of the history of the Annunciation Cathedral

Historical photomontage of the history of the Annunciation Cathedral from its inception in 1921 to the present as presented at Saturday November 5, 2016 Nights Gala.
The annunciation Cathedral Gala in San Francisco was an elegant, tasteful and perfectly coordinated and executed event. The 500 attendees enjoyed top culinary cuisine prepared by Iron Chef Cat Cora, classical string music, a special historical photo montage of the Cathedral as well as the presence of Vicki Liviakis, the guest speaker for the evening. Congratulations to all that participated in making this event such a success and to believing in the dream of completing the New Cathedral.

Manousos Manousakis at Greek Film Festival in San Francisco

A few words from Manousos Manousakis on the night of the premier of his film Ouzeri Tsitsanis (Cloudy Sunday). The interview was without advance preparation and from the heart of this famous Greek Producer - Director. He spoke about his film as well as his visit to San Francisco and the great success of the San Francisco Greek Film Festival. We were honored to have had the opportunity to not only view his film but also meet him and his wife Maria in person.
Filmed by Kostas Petrakos