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Bicentennial

Renovated Greek National Gallery Ready to Welcome Foreign Leaders

The National Gallery of Greece is almost ready to open its gates on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence.

German Embassy Celebrates Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The German Embassy in Athens will begin its year-long commemoration of the Greek War of Independence with a celebration of 21 German philhellenes.

Senate Introduces Resolution on Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

Philhellene U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey), the new Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution commemorating the Bicentennial of Greek Independence Day, which will occur on March 25, 2021. The resolution, which was co-sponsored by...

Putin Turns Down Invitation for Greece’s Bicentennial Celebration

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly turned an invitation by Greece to attend the bicentennial celebration of the country's independence on March 25. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Putin will not be traveling to Athens on that date, according...

How Greece Plans to Celebrate Bicentennial of 1821 Revolution

The year 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the 1821 Revolution against the Ottomans, which eventually led to the formation of the modern Greek state. The bicentennial of Greece's 1821 Revolution and War of Independence is the perfect opportunity for...

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...

''Greece 2021'' Committee Calls on Citizens to Help Create Bicentennial Events (video)

The Organizing Committee of the ''Greece 2021'' Bicentennial which is tasked with preparing the list of events that will mark 200 years since the Greek War of Independence and the establishment of the modern Greek state, released its first...

Greek Australians in Sydney Prepare to Celebrate Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales recently established a committee tasked with planning the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Greece's War of Independence in 1821. The committee is composed of prominent members of the...