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.
Dozens of Athens Schools Participate in Student Parade for March 25th
Dozens of Athens schools participated in the annual student parade passing through the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Greek Parliament celebrating March 25th on Sunday. The students paraded through streets in central Athens while thousands of...
Australian PM Scott Morrison Sends Message to Greek Australians for March 25th
Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison sent a message to Greek Australians on the occasion of March 25th, Greece's Independence Day. The complete message by the Australian PM: "I am pleased to send my best wishes to everyone celebrating Greek Independence...
Thousands Greek Australians Celebrate Independence Day in Melbourne, Greek MP Booed
Thousands of Greek Australians attended the parade for Greece's Independence Day in Melbourne on Sunday, while several attendants booed Greek Deputy House Speaker Giorgos Varemenos when he tried to deliver a speech afterward. According to SBS, hundreds of students from...
Why Do Greeks Eat Hake on March 25th?
Tradition calls for Greeks, every year on the anniversary of March 25th, to have hake with garlic dip for their family dinner. The reason behind this tradition is that apart from being a National Holiday, March 25th is also a...
A Message from the President of the Hellenic Republic to the Greek Diaspora
On the occasion of the 191st National Day Anniversary on March 25, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, sent a message to the Diaspora Greeks thanking them for being the pillar of moral support for the debt-hit...