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India’s Independence Inspired by Greek Ideas

India's struggle for independence has been inspired by Greek ideas shared by many of its revolutionaries and philhellenes. By Arunansh B Goswami* In his book The Histories, Herodotus mentions ‘Indians’ (‘Indoi-Ινδοι' in Greek) on page 187. It was the first time...

Biden Hosts Celebration of Greek Independence at the White House

President Biden hosted the traditional Greek Independence Day reception at the White House on Wednesday. Hundreds of Greeks and Greek Americans attended the event to honor the men and women who fought for Greece’s independence against the Ottomans, and to...

The Greek Tradition of Eating Hake and Skordalia on March 25th

On March 25, the most important day in the calendar, Greeks traditionally eat fried hake accompanied with a garlic puree called skordalia.

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.

US Senate Adopts Resolution on Anniversary of Greek Independence

The US Senate adopted a resolution on the 201st anniversary of Greek Independence celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States on Wednesday. The resolution reported by Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, commends the critical...

Top Refugee Student Participates in Greek Parade, Then Faces Deportation

Refugee Saidu Kamara participated in his school's Greek Independence Parade on March 25, then he is set to be deported from the country. Each year in honor of the country's fight for freedom from the Ottoman Empire, local Greek students...

The Louvre Celebrates Greek Independence in Stunning New Exhibition

The Louvre, the second largest art museum in the world, is celebrating the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence with an impressive new exhibition entitled "Paris-Athens, The Birth of Modern Greece, 1675–1919." The show, which opens at the end...

Diaspora Sends Hundreds of Proposals to Mark Greece’s Bicentennial

The Greek Diaspora has sent hundreds of proposals for actions and events marking Greece's bicentennial, "Greece 2021"

AHI Sponsors Congressional Salute to Greek Independence

The AHI sponsored a Congressional Salute to Greek Independence in commemoration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence in 2021.

Biden’s Greek Independence Day Proclamation on Greece’s Bicentennial

The Biden White House issued a Greek Independence Day proclamation hours ahead of March 25th, the date that marking Greece's Bicentennial. Tomorrow President Biden is also expected to release a video message on the occasion. For the 46th President it...