Greek Independence Day
Justin Trudeau Joins Montreal’s Greek Independence Parade
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked in Montreal's Greek Independence parade on Sunday afternoon. A sea of white and blue flags dominated the parade in the Parc-Extension neighborhood. The parade, whose grand marshal was Quebec’s minister responsible for the fight against...
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.
Turkish Foreign Minister Affirms “Neighborly Ties” on Greek Independence Day
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu extended a letter of congratulation to his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on March 25, the anniversary of Greek Independence Day. The letter of congratulation emphasized "good neighborly ties" between Greece and Turkey in what may...
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.
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
The 20 Events That Defined the Greek War of Independence
The Greek War of Independence that begun in 1821 is full of memorable events, most of them bloody battles and heroic feats.
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.
The Heroines of the Greek War of Independence
The role that Greek women played in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire is not to be overlooked.
Germanos: A Misunderstood Hero of the Greek War of Independence
One of the most well-known paintings of the Greek War of Independence is by Greek artist Theodoros Vryzakis, and depicts Germanos.
Kalavryta: The First Greek Town Liberated From the Ottomans
On March 21, 1821 the Greek rebels started the siege of Kalavryta, making it the first Greek town that was liberated from the Ottomans, thus declaring the start of the Greek War of Independence.