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March 25

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Greece Cancels All Independence Day Student Parades

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday that all student parades which traditionally take place across the country every March 25, on the occasion of Greece's Independence Day, will be canceled this year. The decision comes as the latest addition to a series...

President Pavlopoulos: March 25 Anniversary "Inspiration for Every Greek"

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday said that the anniversary of Greek independence day should be a day of inspiration for every Greek and an opportunity to learn. He made his remarks in a message for Greeks abroad before the...

Justin Trudeau Joins Montreal Greeks for Independence Day

The Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal celebrated Greek Independence Day with its annual parade, and which was joined by Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. Thousands of Greeks came to Jean Talon Street in Montreal to celebrate and the parade...

March 25th Parade has Additional Significance this Year (video)

The annual March 25th parade in Athens in honor of Greece's 1821 War of Independence had additional significance this year since the country is in the midst of disputes over its territorial and national integrity. President of the Hellenic Republic...

Kalavryta: The First Greek City 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 revolution for independence. In the morning of March 21, 600 armed fighters were sworn...

President Pavlopoulos: EU Would Never be the Same Without Greece

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Wednesday stressed the importance of creating a firm front to coordinate our actions and promote the country's interests during the current critical times when we are faced with important challenges that will determine the...

Holy Church of ‘The Annunciation of Our Lady’ Celebrated March 25th With Glory

The Holy Church of “The Annunciation of Our Lady”, one of Melbourne's oldest churches and the second Greek-Orthodox church that was founded in Australia, gloriously celebrated March 25th. The festivities started on the March 24, when a big crowd of...

The Four-Student Parade of Europe's Southernmost Frontier (video)

The four-student parade for the March 25th celebration of Greece's Independence shows that the few people of the island of Gavdos continue to honor traditions, despite the fact that the state seems to have forgotten about their existence. Gavdos is...

New Democracy Leader Calls for a 'Common Front' to Greece’s Current Difficulties

In his message on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, the leader of the New Democracy Party Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused on the need of a “common front” in light of the challenges and difficulties facing the nation today. “We honor...