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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...

Greece Marks “Oxi Day” with Spectacular Military Parade in Thessaloniki

Greece marked "OXI Day", the anniversary of when the nation said “No” to the fascist aggression in 1940, with a military parade in the center of the city of Thessaloniki on Thursday. Military units, including armored vehicles, tanks, infantry and...

The Day Giannis Antetokounmpo Marched in Athens Holding the Greek Flag

very tall flag-bearing man marching in the center of Athens streets was none other than Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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...

OXI Day Military, School Parades Cancelled Across Greece This Year

Stelios Petsas, Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister and government spokesman, announced on Monday that the country's traditional military and school parades on October 28th would not take place this year due to coronavirus concerns. Although Greece's virus numbers remain...

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...

Cyprus Marks Independence Day With Military Parade

Celebrations to mark the 59th anniversary of the Cypriot Republic's declaration of independence on Tuesday included a military parade attended by President Nicos Anastasiades. Cyprus achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1960 and became a member of the Commonwealth...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Marches With the Greek Flag on Independence Day

A very tall flag-bearing man marching in the center of Athens streets was none other than Giannis Antetokounmpo, as he walked with young athletes on March 25, 2013. Atetokounmpo has returned to his native country to celebrate the anniversary of...

Thousands Gather for Greek Parade Along Toronto’s Danforth Avenue (video)

Toronto’s Greek community celebrated Greek Independence Day with a parade on Sunday along Danforth Avenue. The parade started at Donlands and Danforth Avenues and headed west along Danforth to Broadview Avenue. https://twitter.com/SenatorHousakos/status/1109876221461057543 https://twitter.com/brandongonez/status/1109869195481747456 The annual parade marks the Greek War of Independence against...

Thousands Dress Up and Party at Sunday's Grand Carnival Parade in Patras

Thousands of visitors and residents of the city of Patras are enjoying the sunny weather by dancing and singing at the Grand Carnival parade on Sunday. The Carnival has been taking place since the 19th century. Every year, approximately 30,000 people...