We hope you can join us during the weekend of June 16-18, 2017 for the Greek America Foundation’s Gabby Awards weekend. It’s a special time when we honor our most celebrated ideal of the pursuit of excellence, while raising funds for our academic, cultural and humanitarian relief programs in Greece. Become a Sponsor! We […]
2017 GABBY AWARDS IN NEW YORK CITY
The Gabby Awards is the Greek America Foundation’s signature biennial event. This year, guests will be taken on an emotional journey of the Greek experience in America from the arrival over a century ago at Ellis Island to our arrival at Carnegie Hall as one of the most important components of the great fabric of North American multiculturalism. Through our awards honoring Greek America’s Best and Brightest, as well as a beautiful collection of music, theatrics and vocal performances, the Gabby Awards at Carnegie Hall, followed by the official After Party at The Plaza hotel will continue to live up to its reputation as Greek North America’s premiere awards gala. All proceeds from the Gabby Awards benefit academic and humanitarian programs of the Greek America Foundation, including our award-winning Project Hope for Greece campaign.
JOIN US IN NEW YORK CITY ON JUNE 17th
We are planning a magical weekend in New York City which includes the Gabby Awards ceremony followed by a gala after party. The weekend will also include a welcome reception for all guests the night before and a host of New York City experiences. Follow The Gabby Awards on Facebook here.
THE MAGIC OF
Known globally as the world’s most prestigious musical and performance venue, the 2017 Gabby Awards will be held in Zankel Hall inside the historic Carnegie Hall. Built in 1891 by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, the venue’s auditoriums have played host to the greatest talent on the planet— and now, appropriately, Greek America’s Best and Brightest.
THE GLAMOUR OF
THE PLAZA HOTEL
Immediately after the awards ceremony and just a few blocks away on Central Park South and Fifth Avenue is the most iconic hotel in New York City and the location of the official after party. The event will include entertainment, dinner and a full open bar.
We're busy preparing a fun and exciting weekend for all ticket holders, including our "Passport to Greek New York," which will include numerous shops, restaurants and other Greek experiences, as well as all of our official events to give you the ultimate New York City experience. Click here to see the complete schedule of events.
Greece's number one pop singer, ANNA VISSI will headline the official Gabby Awards After Party at The Plaza Hotel, immediately following the awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall. Anna will be in New York exclusively for the Gabby Awards with her complete orchestra from Greece.
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Two iconic hotels have been named official hotels for the 2017 Gabby Awards weekend and both are offering special rates for guests needing weekend accommodations. The Plaza Hotel, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan on Central Park South— and the location of the official after party of the 2017 Gabby Awards, is one of the […]
Continuing her longstanding support of the Greek America Foundation’s efforts and work, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated actresses has confirmed her participation at the Gabby Awards in New York City during the weekend of June 17th. “Olympia Dukakis has been long-time supporters of our efforts,” according to Gregory Pappas, founder of the Greek America Foundation, […]
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