OXI Day

President Trump Releases Statement on Greece’s OXI Day Anniversary

The Trump-Pence 2020 campaign released the following statement on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of OXI Day. "The United States has been a stalwart ally and supporter of Greece since its independence in 1821. The U.S. and Greece have...

Chief of National Defense Praises Greek Armed Forces on OXI Day

General Konstantinos Floros, the chief of the General Staff of Greece's National Defense (GEETHA) addressed the nation on the occasion of OXI Day on Wednesday. "The unanimous, solemn decision to fight to the end to repel the unjust and infamous...

PM Mitsotakis on OXI Day: Drawing on Historic Greek Values to Face Today's Challenges

On the occasion of OXI Day, the great national holiday of Greece, when it celebrates the resounding "NO!" uttered by its Prime Minister to Mussolini's forces on October 28, 1940, the Greek President and Prime Minister spoke at events...

Don't Let History Fade Away: Touching Video of Greek Patriots on OXI Day

A touching video was released on social media on the 80th anniversary of OXI Day depicting soldiers dressed in the uniforms of the 1940-41 war walking in modern-day Athens. According to the creators, the video is meant to spread the...

Greek Air Force Pilot: OXI is the Loudest Message in World History

A Greek Air Force pilot, flying with his F-16 on Wednesday morning, sent a message to all Greeks for the celebration of the 28th of October. "Greeks, from Orestiada to Gavdos and from Othonoi to Kastellorizo, remember that the most...

OXI Day Event to Celebrate Courage and David vs. Goliath Spirit

Thousands of people from the US, Greece and around the world are expected to tune in for the 10th annual OXI Courage and Service Awards ceremony, which will be streaming live on October 28 from Washington D.C. at 12...

Australia’s PM Scott Morrison: OXI Day a Beacon That Lit Our Way to Victory

The Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison on Wednesday described OXI Day as "a beacon that lit our way to victory," in a message honoring the determination and sacrifice of the Greeks in the Second World War. "Eighty years ago,...

Heroes Fight Like Greeks: When the World Bowed to the Hellenic Spirit

Greeks gained fame around the world in modern times for their incredible courage and fierce resistance against the Italian and German invasions in 1940 and 1941 and also during the brutal years under Axis occupation. Historical figures have long praised...

Massive Greek Flag Overlooks Athens For OXI Day

The mayor of the southern Athenian suburb of Glyfada installed a huge Greek flag on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, overlooking the capital city, for the celebration of the Greek national holiday of OXI Day. The 800-sqaure meter (8,611 square...

Greece Marks OXI Day Without School or Military Parades

Greece will mark the 80th anniversary of the heroic OXI Day on Wednesday without the annual military parade which traditionally takes place in Thessaloniki, due to the coronavirus pandemic. As cases of the virus skyrocketed over recent weeks, all mass...