Evzones historic march at iconic Bondi Beach

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Evzones

Evzones

History took place today when Greece's Presidential Guard marched from North Bondi RSL through to Bondi Pavilion in Sydney, Australia.

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Bondi was packed with onlookers who came to witness the Evzones last official march in Sydney for 2018 and were blown away by every step they took towards Sydney's most iconic beach.

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The Evzones made their way across and stood in front of the sandy beach and lifesavers, giving the large crowd an opportunity to take photos of this momentous occasion.

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Many Greek families, including grand parents, parents and children were there with their Greek flags and pride, cheering on the elite Presidential Guard.

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Screen Shot 2018 04 29 at 9.20.56 pmWith the Evzones standing  in front of the Pavilion steps, there was a welcome to the country and offical speeches by Member of NSW Legislative Council Courtney Houssos, Australian Senator Matt Thistlethwaite and Consulate General of Greece in Sydney, Christos Karras, as well as singing of both the Australian and Greek national anthem.

Mr Christos Karras
*Consulate General of Greece in Sydney, Mr Christos Karras
Courtney Houssos
*Member of NSW Legislative Council Courtney Houssos
Senator Matt Thistlethwaite
*Australian Senator Matt Thistlethwaite

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*All images by Nick Bourdaniotis Photography exclusive for Greek City Times (Copyright) 

*The Hellenic Club Sydney are the chief organisers of the Presidential Guards visit.