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THE SMART CHOICE!

 

THE ONLY GREEK AMERICAN RADIO TO BE HONORED WITH STREET CO-NAMING!

SINCE 2018 A STREET IN NEW YORK IS ALSO KNOWN AS "AKTINA FM WAY"

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DELIVERING THE BEST MUSIC SELECTIONS AND FINEST PROGRAMMING
OF CULTURE, ENLIGHTENMENT AND ENTERTAINMENT


TUNE IN DAILY TO AKTINA FM !

BROADCASTING 24/7 ON THIS WEBSITE 



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

IF YOU HAVE LOW BANDWIDTH VISIT OUR OTHER SECURE SITE  ak.ht

 

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LISTEN ON AMAZON ECHO BY GIVING THE COMMAND: "ALEXA PLAY GREEK AMERICAN RADIO"

 

AKTINA FM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A highly rated radio roadcasting since 1993
  • In 2018 became the first Greek American Radio to have a street named after it in New York City.  Read morewatch video
  • Broadcasting daily on this website directly from your web-browser at the highest bit rate of 320Kbps and providing 24/7 exceptional content highlighting the best music selections and programs
  • For listeners with limited bandwidth, AKTINA FM also offers the SECURE low-bit streaming site ak.ht providing crystal clear sound without any buffering or drop-outs.  Available on all audio browsers and accessible for free on all mobile and desktop devices with Internet access
  • Utilizing the highest quality of technology available for radio streaming, AKTINA FM provides its online programs with crystal clear sound and without any buffering or drop-outs 
  • All websites administered by CYPRECO and AKTINA FM are fully SECURED and all provide alternative listening options which support all other audio formats for all users, including for those with android devices
  • Easy and free access to all AKTINA FM streaming sites.  No need to download any applications to listen to AKTINA FM
  • You are always connected! The back-up streaming website, www.aktinafm.net is provided which listeners can visit in the event this site is temporarily down for updates and maintenance
  • AKTINA FM supports the visually impared. 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. 
  • Available on AMAZON ECHO smart speakers. Just give the command, "Alexa, play Greek American Internet Radio" 
  • Available on all GoogleHome smart speakers and devices 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"
  • 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
  • Offers the finest Greek radio programming
  • AKTINA FM Speaks your language!
  • The Only Greek American radio broadcasting in English and through an innovative bilingual format also in Greek and in English
  • AKTINA FM Greek American Internet Radio is also available on TuneIn, on Shoutcast.com (search under AKTINA FM) and on a myriad of other websites worldwide and web-portals providing streamings for Internet radio
  • Listed on all major search engines throught the web
  • Features exclusives with high profile guests and best-selling authors with audience participation during its highly rated series ON THE AIR
  • Provides dedicated 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

 

AKTINA FM IS:

 

  1. The alternative voice and smart choice for all listeners who seek some sense of community and Greek radio programming
  2. A grass roots radio platform offering vibrant and balanced dicussions with audience participation
  3. Your radio link to Greek and Cypriot culture, folklore and music in America and worldwide
  4. Your best choice for quality entertainment
  5. Among the very few Internet radios worldwide streaming at the highest bit rate of 320kbps for the finest and crystal clear sound
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AKTINA FM...The Smart Choice for the finest programming available!

 

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AKTINA FM Full Profile


AKTINA FMproduced and hosted by Elena Maroulleti, is a fully independent public service and non-profit bilingual Greek American Internet Radio Station streaning  24/7 worldwide.  It delivers 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.  The eight affiliated websites that stream AKTINA FM combined, attract over 3.8M visitors worldwide who also enjoy its online programs.  From this audience, 850,000 are established listeners from the Tri-state area of New York and beyond comprised by Greek Americans and members of the general audience of all ages.

 

AKTINA FM STREAMING SITES:
aktinafm.comaktina.orgaktinaproductions.comaktina.infoaktinatv.comcyprecoofamerica.comaktinafm.net and ak.ht which is specially designed for listeners whose smart phones/devices have limited bandwidth/cellular data.

 

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, the first and only true bilingual Greek American radio in America, was founded and introduced on the airwaves of WNYE 91.5FM and online in May of 1993 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 Greek-American Internet 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 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 and other topics of 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 click here.

 

Broadcasting in English and at the same time employing an innovative bilingual (Greek/English) format, AKTINA FM has successfully established over the years a very wide and diverse worldwide audience.  AKTINA FM addresses and services an audience of over 2 million listeners worldwide and over 800,000 listeners in the Tri-state area of New York, comprised by various ethnic groups and ages who faithfully tune-in and participate in its regular call-in segments on education, immigration, healthy living, crime prevention, social issues, politics, national issues (U.S.A., Greece, Cyprus), the arts, and culture among other topics.  Prominent professionals who serve these areas such as medical doctors, scholars, educators, best-selling authors, analysts, elected officials of all branches of government and people in the arts among others participate in these popular 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, as well as the series "The Saturday Quiz" which airs every Saturday at 5:30pm. 

 

AKTINA FM ON THE INTERNET:  Over two million listeners worldwide enjoy the daily 24/7 Internet broadcasts of AKTINA FM right here, including on CYPRECO's  exclusively affiliated websites, aktina.orgaktinafm.comaktinaproductions.com, aktinafm.netAKTINA FM is among the very few Internet radios worldwide streaming at the highest bit rate of 320Kbps. However, as noted above, AKTINA FM also offers the option to listeners with limited bandwidth/data to enjoy its daily broadcasts on its low bandwidth site,ak.ht.  AKTINA FM’s live weekend broadcasts are archived for a week for interested listeners worldwide who might not have had the opportunity to tune in live.  Please click here to visit our audio archives.  AKTINA’s programs on the Internet air in full stereo and are easily accessible through all major live audio browsers.  AKTINA FM is also listed on all major search engines throughout the web.  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..

 

AKTINA FM is preserved on the air through the generous contributions of its listeners, Greek and Greek Cypriot-American community organizations, companies, 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 show that provides a very "unique" public service.  For its outstanding broadcasting achievements over the years, AKTINA FM has been been awarded and is still being awarded with Proclamations, Citations and Congressional Records among other awards by high profile New York State and City elected officials and members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

 

Programming Highlights & Exceptional Content

  


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

 

Every Sunday right at 3:10pm E.T., AKTINA FM presents its popular series "ON THE AIR" a revolutionary two hour live program in two segments (second segment at 4:10pm) featuring 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..

 

 

PROFILES OF THE GREATEST STARS OF THE GREEK MUSIC REPERTOIRE AND OF THE ARTS


Every Sunday, at 2:10pm E.T, the greatest stars, including composers and songwriters of the Greek Music Repertoire and of the Arts are profiled on AKTINA FM from its popular series, "Musical Portraits". 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, 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, Dionysis Tsaknis, 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 programs are enriched with fine and representative quality Greek music that covers all aspects of the Greek music repertoire. 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 satisfy all tastes and as testament to the popularity of its musical segments is the high volume of calls we receive from listeners during each broadcast inquiring about the songs presented and also requesting dedications.  To further serve this need AKTINA FM has established during its broadcasts the popular musical segment "AKTINA's Listeners Hour" during which listeners call in a select on the spot their favorite Greek songs.  In addition, AKTINA FM brings live coverage of several important entertainment and sports events taking place 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 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 and 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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