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Explore the history and evolution of the Society Farsharotu, from its founding to the present day, and that of the wider Aromanian community in the US and globally.

Letters, Journals & Programs

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Society Pendants over the Decades

Current Officers

Robert J. Nicola
Fr. George Coca
Nicholas S. Balamaci
George C. Fatsy

Our Past Presidents

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From left: Bill Balamaci, Nick Fatse, Dina Vanghele, Bob Nicola, Andrea Colimitra, George Fatsy, & Aurel Ciufecu

Articles Regarding Founding

History of the Society Farsarotul

While benevolent societies have existed for many centuries, the specific roots of the Society Farsarotul may lie in the guild system of Ottoman cities. Guilds

From Our Newsletter

Community News

After this Newsletter was prepared, but before it went to press, we learned with sadness of the passing of three members of our community: Dr.

From the Editor

After a spurt of activity during the 1980s, the Vlach cultural revival has stalled. The reasons are not hard to find. Greek nationalism was brought

Community News

The Society is pleased to welcome two new members: Chris Gatz of New South Wales, Australia (he is featured in an article in this issue about the

Touring the Vlach Villages of Greece

Seventy-eight years after the publication of Wace & Thompson’s Nomads of the Balkans, the Vlachs and their villages have suddenly inspired cultural interest and academic inquiry.

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America is a group of groups: Probably every culture in the world is represented here. Within each group, there are some individuals who take an active interest in cultural matters and look after culture on behalf of the wider group. We are Americans first, but we understand what we bring to American culture, too.