Yanna Darili

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Yanna Darili
Γιάννα Ντάριλη
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Alma mater Queens College
Occupationmodel, actress, journalist, producer, television presenter, fitness expert
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

Yanna Darili (Greek:Γιάννα Ντάριλη) is a Greek-American model, actress, journalist, producer, television presenter and fitness expert. Her mother is from the Greek island of Kos.

The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the late ninth or early eighth century BC. It is derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and was the first alphabetic script to have distinct letters for vowels as well as consonants. In Archaic and early Classical times, the Greek alphabet existed in many different local variants, but, by the end of the fourth century BC, the Eucleidean alphabet, with twenty-four letters, ordered from alpha to omega, had become standard and it is this version that is still used to write Greek today. These twenty-four letters are: Α α, Β β, Γ γ, Δ δ, Ε ε, Ζ ζ, Η η, Θ θ, Ι ι, Κ κ, Λ λ, Μ μ, Ν ν, Ξ ξ, Ο ο, Π π, Ρ ρ, Σ σ/ς, Τ τ, Υ υ, Φ φ, Χ χ, Ψ ψ, and Ω ω.

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Proinos Kafes was a television daytime show aired by ANT1 in Greece during the period 1991-2009. Though it has received low ratings in the past years, it was one of the longest running and well known shows in Greece. The show consisted of different segments which included fashion shows, game and prizes, interviews, and live music from Greek and foreign artists.

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Her extensive career includes; on air talent, writing and directing over 80 travel and cooking features on Greece. Yanna shares her travel experience as a contributor to the huffingtonpost.com, and health and fitness articles on thriveglobal.com . Her latest appearance as Host of the PBS Series “Mediterranean Blue” aired nationwide on various PBS affiliates. Yanna also organizes and moderates panels for the United Nations, SRC, Salus Club. Yanna recently became an ambassador for the Integrated Nutrition Institute and is a certified Health Coach & Integrated Nutritionist. Yanna Darili organizes and Moderates Mens Health Panel at United Nations RSC https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/27365-united-nations-src-salus-wellness-held-panel-on-the-future-of-women-s-health

As of August 2012, Yanna Darili headed up a private investment group acquiring New Greek TV a Greek-American television station on Time Warner Cable. [2]

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References

  1. "What is Greek Celebrity Trainer Yanna Darili Doing in the USA?". Greek Reporter. 23 July 2012.
  2. "Dimitri Kastanas sells TV station". Eθνικός Κήρυξ. The National Herald. 2 August 2012.

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