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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...

The Greek Tradition of Eating Hake 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.

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 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.

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...

“Cliffs of Freedom” Streams for Free to Celebrate 200 Years of Greek Independence

The Hellenic Film Society will be streaming the film "Cliffs of Freedom" for free until March 28 to honor 200 years of Greek independence. In addition to the recently-deceased acting legend Christopher Plummer, the film stars an incredible cast including Simon...

War and a Greek City: Corinth and its Revolution

While much of the media covered Sunday’s Greek Independence Day celebrations from the country’s capital, Greek Reporter took to the road to see how a smaller community remembered the start of the 1821 revolution. In Corinth, a Peloponnese city of...