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The 1821 Greek Revolution Began in the Fierce Mountain Stronghold of Mani

Mani was the place where the Greek uprising against Ottoman rule actually started and not in Kalavryta on March 25th, 1821 - as is often believed.

Papaflessas: The Priest Turned Hero of the Greek War of Independence

Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality

Naples, Cyprus Participate in Greek War of Independence Exhibition

The Greek War of Independence is celebrated in three parallel exhibitions with the collaboration of Cyprus and Naples, Italy

How the Greek War of Independence Inspired Philhellenes Around the World

The Greek War of Independence erupted into the the early nineteenth century as Europe was being shaken to its roots by riots in many nations.

Greek War of Independence: The Unsung Heroes

The Greek War of Independence had many heroes. The first names that come to mind are: Kolokotronis, Karaiskakis, Papaflessas, Bouboulina, Diakos, Kanaris

Heroes of the 1821 Revolution Adorn Athens’ National Garden

The open air exhibition in Athens titled 'History Has A Face' is already in progress in celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence

Philhellenes Who Fought in Greek War of Independence

Philhellenes who fought in the Greek War of Independence will be honored by a museum that will open its doors soon in Greece, in celebration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence. The new "Museum of Philhellenism," which will...

On the Trail of Rigas Feraios, Protomartyr of Greek Independence

Like so many Greek kids in the Diaspora, I attended Greek School for a while. The March 25th Celebration always entailed a few kids in Foustanellas and Amalias, and the obligatory poem. On the short list was always the "Thourios...

US Celebrates Greece’s Bicentennial with Educational, Cultural Events

The US will celebrate Greece's Bicentennial in 2021 with a series of educational and cultural events to mark 200 years of friendship and amity between the two nations, according to the US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt. The celebration, entitled...

Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence Gets Flavor of Naples

The Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence won't just be celebrated in Greece this year; it will also be celebrated in Naples, Italy, in an exhibition created by a collaboration of experts from that country, as well as Greece and...