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The Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the Greek War of Independence.

Maryland Celebrates Greek Independence Day

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 Marks Independence Day with Grand Military Parade in Athens

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 Scott Morrison Honors Greek Independence Day

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: Ultimate Symbol of the Greek War of Independence

Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.

Biden Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation

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 Marks the Annunciation, A Feast for Orthodoxy and Hellenism

March 25 is a very important date for Hellenism as it marks both the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence and the Annunciation.

Greece 1821-2022: The History of the Greek War of Independence

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

“We Stand By the Greeks of Ukraine”, President Sakellaropoulou Says

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said ahead of Greek Independence Day on March 25 that the Greek community in Ukraine "is in our thoughts, as it’s going through a trying time and is suffering the hardships of war." In a message...

The Friendship Between Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais

Philologist Adamantios Korais and Thomas Jefferson exchanged important correspondence during the Greek War of Independence.