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The Story Behind the First Greek Flag (Video)

The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807. It was made on a loom and had a white cross woven across it against a light blue background. The flag was first raised...

Greek Flag Burned Outside OMONOIA Offices in Albania

A Greek flag was burned outside the offices of the "OMONOIA" organization by unknown individuals on Monday night in the Agious Saranta area in south Albania. The Democratic Union of the National Greek Minority OMONOIA is an organization located in southern...

Five Youths Prosecuted for Burning the Greek Flag in Nafplio

The Nafplio Police Department on Tuesday arrested five young people who burned the Greek flag after taking it down from its pole. The five perpetrators -- a 21-year-old Greek man, a 19-year-old Greek woman, two 21-year-old Albanian nationals and a 22-year-old Polish...

15 National Flags Made from Each Country’s Ethnic Foods

  The australian advertising agency WHYBINTBWA has designed 15 national flags using foods each country is commonly associated with and that would also match the colors of the flag. The promotional images were produced for the Sydney International Food Festival to emphasize its...

The Largest Underwater Greek Flag [Video]

The Samos Divers Association celebrated Greek Independence Day on March 25 in their own unique way this year. Taking advantage of the good weather conditions, the association decided to “raise” the largest Greek flag underwater. The crystal clear waters of...

The Nation: 'Greece Stands Up'

American magazine “The Nation” will publish an issue featuring the Greek flag on the cover for the week March 23-30. The blue issue cover shows a raised fist with the Greek flag, while the title reads “Greece Stands Up.” The...

Grexit Show on German TV (video)

In the program that will be aired on the evening of September 16 by the German TV channel Tele-5, the leader of the conservative, euro-currency-skeptic political party in Germany AfD (Alternative for Germany) Bernd Lucke will appear wrapped in...

Maria Menounos in the Ring

Maria Menounos showed her wrestling skills on August 18 in the annual show for the WWE's Summerslam Axxess in Los Angeles. Wearing a tiny, sexy glittering bustier with the Greek flag and skintight blue leggings of the same glittering material,...

Greek-Italian Sea Battle in the Adriatic Sea

It is possible that the traffic volume in the Adriatic Sea lines might present an increase of 5-10 percent in relation to 2012, but Grimaldi Group with the Greek cruise companies Anek Lines and Attica Group, is the one...

EU Wants To Abolish Cross From Greek Flag?

On March 25, on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day Parade, the  "new" Greek flags which fluttered in the wind in many Greek cities, appeared with only blue and white stripes, without the cross symbol of Christianity. In the...