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Greek Bicentennial

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...

Philhellene Samuel Gridley Howe in the Greek War of Independence

In this year of the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the stories of many notable philhellenes are being told. One of the most prominent philhellenes of all was the influential American educator Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, who revealed...

Australia Issues Commemorative Greek Bicentennial Stamps

Commemorative bicentennial stamps honoring Greece's War of Independence in 1821 are being issued by the Australia Post in collaboration with the Holy Archdiocese of Australia. The series comprises four stamps, which depict four heroic clerical figures of the Orthodox Church,...

Greek Post Office Issues Stamps Honoring Great Philhellenes

In recognition of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek Post Office is issuing a series of stamps featuring great philhellenes, including Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe of Boston. One year ago, the Hellenic Post Office, as it...

Pope Francis to Visit Greece and Cyprus in November

Pope Francis confirmed reports on Wednesday that he will visit Greece and Cyprus in November as part of a tour taking in Malta and Slovenia. “Slovakia is on the program, then Cyprus, Greece and Malta,” the pontiff told Spain’s Cope...

Former Slave Became Philhellene, Revolutionary War Soldier for Greece

Ayios Ioannis Church in Argos was the site of a commemoration of the life of notable former slave and American philhellene James Williams.

Artist Creates Stunning Mosaics of Greek Independence Heroes

Greek mosaic artist Grigoris Kalagias creates stunning artworks which help to keep his country's history alive and accessible.

Sail to Freedom Event Pays Spectacular Tribute to Greek Bicentennial

The Sail to Freedom event, held on Sunday, June 7, was a gala celebration of the Greek bicentennial, the diaspora and philhellenes.

New York “Sail to Freedom” Event Commemorates Greek Bicentennial

A spectacular event will take place in New York Harbor on June 6, called "Sail to Freedom," which will commemorate the Greek bicentennial.

AHI Sponsors Congressional Salute to Greek Independence

The AHI sponsored a Congressional Salute to Greek Independence in commemoration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence in 2021.