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THE SMART CHOICE!

 

 THE ONLY GREEK AMERICAN RADIO HONORED WITH STREET CO-NAMING

A STREET  IN NEW YORK IS ALSO KNOWN AS "AKTINA FM WAY" READ MORE

 

EVERY DAY LISTEN TO AKTINA FM STREAMING 24/7! 

LIVE SATURDAYS 3:30-8PM & SUNDAYS 1:30-6PM E.T.

 


PROVIDING THE BEST MUSIC SELECTIONS AND THE FINEST PROGRAMMING

OF CULTURE, ENLIGHTENMENT AND ENTERTAINMENT

  


LISTEN ON AMAZON  ECHO, GOOGLE HOME AND ON SIRI

JUST GIVE THE COMMAND:

"ALEXA, PLAY GREEK AMERICAN INTERNET RADIO"

"HEY GOOGLE, OR, HEY SIRI, PLAY GREEK AMERICAN INTERNET RADIO" 

 


AKTINA FM HIGHLIGHTS:


  • A highly rated New York-based online radio station of excellence broadcasting since 1993
  • In 2018 the first Greek American Radio to have a street named after it in New York City -"AKTINA FM Way!" Read more, watch video
  • This site is specially designed for listeners whose smart phones have limited bandwidth/cellular data. It accomodates all audio browsers, all generations of smart phones and smart devices (iPhones, iPads, iPods and Androids). Although, ak.ht streams at a lower bit rate, the sound quality of its broadcasts is exceptional while the site does not experience any drop-outs or buffering.  Listeners whose smart phones have unlimited bandwidth and who do not have access to WI-FI can also listen to AKTINA FM from this site
  • This site is SECURE. The "Security Symbol" which is visible to the left of this web-address verifies to all visitors that they can safely visit and use this site
  • Easy access to this streaming website straight from any browser.  No need to download any applications
  • Alternative online listening options are available on this site which support all audio formats for all users, including those who use android devices. If you have difficulty listening, please click on the designated box entitled, "Any problems listening? Click" which is located at the very top of this website
  • AKTINA FM always keeps you connected! We maintain two different servers for the streaming of our 24/7 broadcasts. In the unlikely event that one server is temporarily down for necessary updates or maintenance, our listeners can then visit, www.aktinafm.net, which is hosted on our back-up server
  • Non-stop entertainment 24/7 featuring the best music selections, special segments highlighting the different and reprsentative aspects of the Greek song and cultural programs which celebrate the rich heritage, folklore and history of Greece and Cyprus
  • For listeners with unlimited bandwidth/data, AKTINA FM is also streaming at the highest bit rate of 320Kbps from its seven other sister-streaming websites which are listed below
  • Non-stop entertainment 24/7 featuring the best music selections, special segments highlighting the different and reprsentative aspects of the Greek song and cultural programs which celebrate the rich heritage, folklore and history of Greece and Cyprus
  • AKTINA FM supports the visually impaired. This site offers "Screen Reader," a very unique and assistive technology with text-to-speech, text zooming and sound which is essential to people who are blind, as well as useful to people who are visually impaired
  • Provides the most engaging, lively and entertaining content for its Greek as well as for its wide and diverse audience in the U.S and worldwide
  • The Only Greek American radio broadcasting in English and with an innovative bilingual (Greek/English) language format 
  • Listed on all major search engines throught the web (search under AKTINA FM)
  • Features exclusives with high profile guests and best-selling authors with audience participation during its highly rated series ON THE AIR
  • Dedicated informative series on Immigration, Health, Education with distinguished guests who serve these fields with audience participation
  • Welcomes requests from Publicists who wish to book high profile guests and best-selling authors Read more.
  • Available on AMAZON ECHO. Just give the command, "Alexa, play Greek American Internet Radio"
  • Available on Google Home and all modern iPhone, iPad and Ipod touch devices which support Siri.  Just give the command, "Hey Google or Hey Siri, play Greek American Internet Radio"
  • Also broadcasting on TuneIn (search under AKTINA FM) 
     


AKTINA FM IS:

  1. The alternative voice and smart choice for all listeners who seek some sense of community and for Greek radio programming
  2. A grass roots radio platform offering vibrant and balanced dicussions with audience participation
  3. Your Greek radio voice connecting you to the culture, folklore and music of Greece and Cyprus in America and worldwide
  4. Your best choice for quality Greek radio entertainment
  5. Read full Profile

 

 
AKTINA FM...The Smart Choice for the finest Greek radio programming available!

 

SUPPORT AKTINA FM TODAY!
DONATE ON OUR SITE OR CALL US AT 1-718-545-1151 - NO CONTRIBUTION IS SMALL!
All contributions are tax-deductible under 501 (c) 3 of the IRS

 

 

AKTINA FM Full Profile



AKTINA FM
, produced and hosted by Elena Maroulleti, is a fully independent public service and non-profit bilingual Greek American Radio Station providing during its 24/7 broadcasts exceptional selections of Greek songs covering all aspects of the representative music of Greece, international classics, programs promoting the cultures of Greece and Cyprus, news and information and vibrant discussions on a variety of topics of wide public interest with audience participation. It is sponsored by AKTINA Productions, Inc., and co-sponsored by CYPRECO Of America, Inc., two very well-established, highly decorated and recognized non-profit 501 (c) 3 cultural organizations based in Queens, New York.  Over two million listeners worldwide enjoy AKTINA FM online.  Furthermore, AKTINA FM has over 800,000 established listeners in the Tri-state area of New York and beyond comprised by Greek Americans and members of the general audience of all ages.

 

AIRTIMES:  Streaming 24/7. Every weekend special live broadcasts airing Saturdays, 3:30pm-8pm and Sundays, 1:30pm to 6:00pm Eastern Standard time. Following their live broadcast, all weekend specials are archived for a week and interested listeners can hear the programs here.   

  

AKTINA FM SISTER STREAMING SITES: aktinafm.comaktina.orgaktinaproductions.comaktina.info, aktinatv.com, aktinafm.net and cyprecoofamerica.com.  These websites are designed for listeners whose smart phones and smart devices have unlimited bandwidth/cellular data. 

 

AKTINA FM, the first and only only true bilingual Greek American radio in America, was founded and introduced in May 1933 on the airwaves of WNYE 91.5FM and soon after online by Elena Maroulleti, President of AKTINA Productions, Inc., and of CYPRECO of America, Inc. AKTINA FM provided its special live weekend broadcasts on 91.5FM for 28 consecutive years from 1993 to 2021. It is a highly rated and popular 24/7 Online Greek-American Radio Station of Education, Culture, Enlightenment and Entertainment. Its main purpose and mission is to educate the general audience about the Cypriot and Greek culture, heritage, traditions, as well as the national issues of Cyprus and Greece.  Furthermore, AKTINA FM keeps its listeners informed on current news events with newscasts and special reports on national and international news and events of wide public interest. The music identity of AKTINA FM is mainly based on Greek songs however, its repertoire also includes international classics.  

 

AKTINA FM provides the most unique and interactive programs with audience participation featuring high profile and prominent guests such as political analysts, experts, world renowned commentators, bestselling authors, elected officials from the United States and overseas among others who discuss current news events, the economy of the U.S and abroad, education, health, immigration, the national issues (U.S.A., Greece, Cyprus), the arts, and culture among other topics of wide public interest.  Publicists who wish to book guests on AKTINA FM send us adetailed email and read more here.  Publicists who wish to book guests on AKTINA FM read more details here.  

Broadcasting in English and at the same time employing an innovative (Greek/English) bilingual language format, AKTINA FM has successfully established over the years a very wide and diverse worldwide audience.  AKTINA FM addresses over 2 million listeners worldwide and over 800,000 established listeners in the Tri-state area of New York, comprised by Greek and Greek Cypriot Americans and members of the general audience of all ages. Listeners, faithfully tune-in to enjoy exceptional entertainment enhanced with the finest music selections, trivia shows, sports, unique folk arts and cultural programs, to select and dedicate their favorite songs and to participate in the live call-in segments. Of much acclaim is AKTINA FM's highly rated medical series "Praise of Health" which features distinguished and renowned medical doctors and physicians who provide vital medical advise and information on healthy living.  Other exceptional and highly rated series include, the two-hour Sunday show "ON THE AIR"which provides an exceptional "platform" of discussion, expression and vibrant debates between guests and listeners.  

 

AKTINA FM is preserved on the air through the generous contributions of its listeners, sponsorship from companies and businesses, and through some U.S Government support from local City Agencies.  The governments of Cyprus, Greece and the United States officially recognize AKTINA FM as a representative Greek American radio station that provides a very "unique" public service.  For its outstanding broadcasting achievements over the years, high ranking New York State and City elected officials and members of the U.S. House of Representatives, have been awarding AKTINA FM with Proclamations, Citations and Congressional Records among other distinctions.  Furthermore, a Street in the heart of Astoria, New York is co-named AKTINA FM Way in recognition of the exemplary contributions of AKTINA FM to all New Yorkers.For more information please call 1-718-545-1151 or send us an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Programming Highlights & Exceptional Content

 


 "ON THE AIR" SERIES
LIVELY AND VIBRANT DISCUSSIONS WITH PROMINENT GUESTS & AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

 

"ON THE AIR" is a revolutionary two hour live program airing on Sundays featuring in two separate segments exclusive interviews with high profile guests, scholars, best-selling authors, elected government officials from the U.S.A., Greece, Cyprus and other countries who discuss a variety of topics of wide public interest, including current breaking news and political developments in the United States and overseas, the national issues of Cyprus and Greece.  Publicists who wish to book guests for this series, please send us a detailed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

"MUSICAL PORTRAITS"
INTERVIEWS AND PROFILES OF GREEK STARS


The greatest stars, including composers and songwriters of the Greek Music Repertoire and of the Arts are profiled on AKTINA FM during its popular series, "Musical Portraits" which airs every Sunday. The series includes exclusive interviews as well as special features.  The list of the many stars who were interviewed includes among others the renowned songwriters Lefteris Papadopoulos, the late Manos Eleftheriou, Lina Nikolakopoulou, the composers Christos Nikolopoulos, Stamatis Kraounakis, the Greek stars George Dalaras, the late Dimitris Mitropanos, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Dimitra Galani, Maria Farantouri, Melina Aslanidou, Antonis Remos, Manolis Mitsias, Haris Alexiou, Alkistis Protopsalti, Kostas Makedonas, Notis Sfakianakis, the late Lavrentis Macheritsas, Yannis Kotsiras, Dionysis Tsaknis, Miltos Paschalidis, Eleni Tsaligopoulou, Anastasia Moutsatsou, Dimitris Basis, Michalis Hadjiyiannis, Michalis Stavento.

 


AKTINA FM REVIVES GREEK CULTURE, HERITAGE AND HISTORY


AKTINA FM supports the need of its Greek Cypriot and Greek American listeners especially those who were born and raised in America to preserve their cultural identity and heritage by bringing them closer to their ancestral motherlands Cyprus and Greece with the production of unique folk arts and cultural programs which highlight and revive the rich history, heritage, customs and traditions of these two countries.  These programs which are offered in English also target AKTINA FM's wide and diverse audience.  Such programs include the series "Our Roots", "Images From Greek History" and "Cyprus Horizons". The latter airs every Sunday at 2:30pm.

 


THE BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND ALL THE NEW RELEASES ON AKTINA FM


AKTINA FM's playlists are enriched with quality Greek songs which cover all aspects of the representative music repertoire of Greece. All new Greek releases can be enjoyed on AKTINA FM, as well as oldies, including traditional and folk songs and music.  AKTINA’s vast collection of Greek songs satisfies all tastes and listeners have the unique opportunity during the live shows to call in, send an email or a message through social media to request and dedicate on the spot their favorite Greek songs. To further accomodate the ongoing requests for songs and dedications, AKTINA FM offers the dedicated hourly segment "AKTINA's Listeners Hour" which airs during its live broadcasts every weekend.  AKTINA FM also entertains with live coverage of several important cultural and sports events in the USA as well as abroad such as, the European Song Contest, the Olympics and the World Soccer Cup.

 


AKTINA FM EMBRACES THE ARTS


AKTINA FM also continues its tradition of promoting community artists through its programs, thus giving them the opportunity to be promoted to its vast listening audience.  In addition, AKTINA FM promotes unique non-Greek artists and events, as part of its mission of also embracing its wide and diverse audience comprised by all ethnic groups and backgrounds who reflect the multi-cultural and diverse ethnic identity of New York. We believe that this is very important and vital in the establishment of a more harmonious society. People who understand each other's culture and ethnic background, can tolerate one another much better and this is very important for people who live in multi-ethnic and diverse societies such as New York which is the home of so many different ethnic groups.

 

 

AKTINA FM PRINCIPAL NON-SALARIED VOLUNTEER STAFF:


Elena Maroulleti, Founder, Executive Producer/Host, Vlassis Anastasiou, host of "AKTINA's Sports", Caroline Ioannou, Senior Production Assistant, Tom Stouras, Radio and TV Production Support, Videographer, Penny Chapman and Elpida Tsoulogiannis, Production Assistants. AKTINA FM is also supported by a team of seasonal Interns and other volunteers while it also has several important contributors in the Academic field in the United States and Greece.

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