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28 October

OXI Day Military, School Parades Cancelled Across Greece This Year

Stelios Petsas, Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister and government spokesman, announced on Monday that the country's traditional military and school parades on October 28th would not take place this year due to coronavirus concerns. Although Greece's virus numbers remain...

The Women of Epirus: Unsung Heroines of the Greek-Italian War

Most Greeks know about the golden pages of heroism written by the Greek soldiers in the mountains of Northern Epirus, when Greece bravely fended off the Italian attack in 1940. Many, however, ignore the contribution of Greek women; their voluntary...

OXI Day in Uganda Marks Eternal Struggle for Freedom and Justice

The anniversary of "OXI Day," the day in October of 1940 when the Greek people refused to bow to the Italian request to conquer the nation, is always a cause of celebration throughout the world where Hellenism has set...

Spectacular Military Parade on ‘OXI Day’ in Thessaloniki (photos, videos)

Thousands of people gathered in the centre of Thessaloniki to watch the military parade to commemorate the 'OXI Day'. Greek military units, including armoured vehicles, tanks, infantry and Special Forces marched in front of the President of the Hellenic Republic...

Rare Photos of Greece 's Heroic Tale of 1940-1941

On the occasion of Greece 's National Celebration of October 28, 1940, Greek Reporter presents the heroic tale of the Greco-Italian War and the following deep "winter" of the country's triple occupation through rare photos from the archive of Hellenic Army...

Girls Protest by Parading Barefoot in Thessaloniki

In Thessaloniki, during the parade for the celebration of October 28, known as "Oxi day," some schoolgirls found a rather original way to protest. Pictures published by seleo.gr, show them parading barefoot. They managed to draw the attention not...