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Greece Marks Europe Day 2021 with Acropolis Ceremony

The flags of Greece and the European Union were raised at the Acropolis early on Sunday in celebration of "Europe Day 2021".

Corfu Pays Last Respects to Prince Philip in Church Ceremony

Corfu, the birthplace of Prince Philip, honored his memory in a ceremony held at the Church of Agios Spyridon.

Greek Flag Covers Prince Philip’s Casket

The Greek flag covered Prince Philip's casket as the late husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was laid to rest on Saturday.

The Story Behind the First Greek Flag

The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807.

The Day Giannis Antetokounmpo Marched in Athens Holding the Greek Flag

very tall flag-bearing man marching in the center of Athens streets was none other than Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Greek Flag Through the Centuries

The Greek flag, much like Greece itself, has transformed substantially throughout the country's long history.

San Francisco to Honor 200th Anniversary of Greek War of Independence

The San Francisco City Hall will be illuminated with the colors of the Greek flag on March 25, on the 200th Anniversary of the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

Massive Greek Flag Overlooks Athens For OXI Day

The mayor of the southern Athenian suburb of Glyfada installed a huge Greek flag on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, overlooking the capital city, for the celebration of the Greek national holiday of OXI Day. The 800-sqaure meter (8,611 square...

Acropolis Flag Flies at Half-Staff for Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The Greek flag on the Acropolis is flying at half staff on Wednesday as a mark of respect for the day WWII resistance hero and politician Manolis Glezos is to be laid to rest in Athens. Glezos, who died on...

Man Covers His Entire House With a Greek Flag Ahead of ''Oxi Day'' Celebrations

A massive Greek flag was fastened onto a rooftop, covering an entire house in Greece's Nea Kios, in the Peloponnesian Peninsula on Saturday. Ahead of the ''Oxi Day'' celebrations on Monday, October 28, Giannis Athanasopoulos, the deputy mayor of the...