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Best Greek Bicentennial Moments of 2021 All Around the World

A list of all of the best Greek bicentennial moments around the world would really be too long to write in one story -- celebrating the milestone of 200 years of Greek independence after declaring war against the Ottoman...

Greek 13-Year-Old Wins Global Literature Competition

A Greek 13-year-old named Marita Datseri has won the Global Literature Competition convened by the Writers' Union of Northern Greece.

Couple Revives Greek War of Independence on Wedding Day

A couple from central Greece's Trikala region decided recently to celebrate in the most special way the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on the most important day of their lives: their wedding.

Diaspora Sends Hundreds of Proposals to Mark Greece’s Bicentennial

The Greek Diaspora has sent hundreds of proposals for actions and events marking Greece's bicentennial, "Greece 2021"

Diaspora in Argentina Marks Greek Independence with Majestic Video

The Greek community in Argentina marked the 200th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence by flying the Greek flag over Buenos Aires.

March 25, 2021: The Day the World Turned Greek

Cities around the world turned Greek on March 25, 2021, on the occasion of the bicentennial of the start of the Greek War of Independence.

Prince Charles Arrives in Greece, “the Land of His Grandfather”

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived in Athens Wednesday in advance of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence.

Greece to be Honored by Costa Rica on Shared Bicentennial

The nations of Greece and Costa Rica are both celebrating the bicentennial of their independence this year.

Foreign Ambassadors Read Poems to Honor Greece’s Bicentennial

The ambassadors of nine friendly nations read poems related to Greece's War of Independence.

Santa Monica’s Iconic Ferris Wheel Turns Blue for Greek Bicentennial

The popular Ferris Wheel in Santa Monica Pier is set to be turned into blue and white with a 90-foot tall animated Greek flag on Thursday, March 25.