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Soldier From Greece's ''Evzone'' Presidential Guard Dies in Athens

  The Greek Army General Staff (GEETHA) announced on Friday morning that a soldier who was serving in the prestigious Greek Presidential Guard Unit had died on Thursday night. The incident happened while the soldier was in the Guard's barracks in central...

Greece's Presidential Guards Brave the Cold in Athens

Members of the Greek Presidential Guard performed their solemn duty by standing guard, stock-still, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Tuesday as Athens was covered in snow. The Evzones, who have been serving their country as a special presidential guard unit since December...

Proud Grandparents Accompany Evzone Grandson on Duty

Photos of an elderly couple sitting near, and standing next to, a Presidential Guard soldier (Evzone) outside the Greek parliament building have gone viral. The photographs depict the proud grandparents of the evzone Presidential Guard soldier who just wanted to keep...

Greek Presidential Guard Established 150 Years Ago Today

The long and remarkable history of the Greek Presidential Guard (or Proedrikí Frourá in Greek) started on a day much like this, 150 years ago. This distinguished, battalion-sized military unit, dubbed Agema at the time, was established by a royal...

Greek Evzones Honored in Warsaw Photo Exhibition

Greece's Evzone  Presidential Guard soldiers are being honored in a photography exhibit currently on display in the Polish capital of Warsaw, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Guard. North Events and "Hermes", the Association of Greek Entrepreneurs of Poland,...

Honoring the Nation: Twin Brothers, Twin Evzones

Two brothers, one childhood dream turned reality. Twin brothers Georgios and Konstantinos Athanasopoulos have realized a lifelong dream by joining the Greek Presidential Guard and wearing the historic uniform of the Evzones. This uniform, with its distinctive 'foustanela', symbolizes the...

Evzones March at Sydney’s Iconic Bondi Beach (video)

Hundreds turned up to see the Evzones, the Greek Presidential Guard, marching at Bondi Beach on Sunday for the ANZAC Day ceremonies. The crowd came to a standstill as the Evzones participating in the festivities to commemorate those who served and...

Evzones in Sydney for ANZAC Day Ceremonies

(Greek Presidential Guard with Consul General of Greece in Sydney, Christos Karras)  The Greek Presidential Guard is in Sydney to take part in the ANZACs Day events and participate in several functions with the Diaspora in Australia. The Evzones, who are...

Greek Evzones Return to Australia by Popular Demand

The Evzones, the Hellenic Presidential Guard, are returning to Australia after an invitation of the Foundation for Hellenic Studies, the highlight of the visit being a march and wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday in Adelaide. The guards will visit Adelaide with...

Hellenic Community of Melbourne Honors Evzones

The Evzones of Greece's Presidential Guard were honored by the Hellenic Community of Melbourne at the Greek Centre as part of the March 25th festivities. The Board of Directors of the Community held a dinner in their honor, attended by...