Greek Independence Day
Greek artist Caroline Rovithi is motivated by the motto "All You Need is Greece," when creating her bright, bold, and empowering artwork.
The Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and taught the language.
The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the Greek War of Independence.
Maryland’s Greek-American community and philhellenes joyfully participated in the annual Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore’s historic Greek Town on Sunday. Life-long Marylanders Andy Manatos and Mike Manatos were honored to serve as the 2022 Parade’s Grand Marshalls. Representing the...
Greece commemorated on Friday the 201st anniversary of the 1821 War of Independence against 400 years of Ottoman rule with the annual military parade in the center of the capital. Thousands of Greeks flocked to the city center to watch...
Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has issued a message addressed to Greek Australians and Hellenes around the world in honour of Greek Independence Day. Morrison drew back on last year’s bicentenary celebrations when Australia’s landmarks were lit in blue and...
Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.
US President Joe Biden issued a Greek Independence Day proclamation hours ahead of March 25th, honoring the "countries' deep and historic bond." Biden makes a special reference to the estimated 3 million Americans of Greek descent. "Throughout my career, I...
March 25 is a very important date for Hellenism as it marks both the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence and the Annunciation.
As Greece counts 200 years from the War of independence and stands proud on Europe's eastern border as a member of the EU, the mind reels to the glorious days of 1821