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Greece’s elite members of the Presidential Guard marched through the streets of Adelaide yesterday as they took part in the Anzac Day Parade for South Australia.

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 24

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 25

The Evzones marched along King William Street and passed Governor House in the presence of the Governor of South Australia Hieu Van Le and other dignitaries.

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 27

The Greek Presidential Guard took part in the parade alongside Australian soldiers and marched alongside them to commemorate the role of the soldiers of Crete and Greece.

Australia and Greece share a proud history as allies during both WWI and WW11.

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 29

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 30

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 31

Thousands of Greek Australians and non-Greeks watched the Evzones march alongside their Australian friends commemorating the shared values of freedom, independence, and friendship, which was a first for the South Australian community.

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 33

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 34
*Governor of South Australia Hieu Van Le

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 36

The Presidential Guard is also participating in this year’s Greek Orthodox Easter Celebrations and will be at St George Church in Thebarton tonight, where they will be escorting the Epitafio around the surrounding streets of Thebarton.

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Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 38

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 39

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 40

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 41

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 42

Evzones march through streets of Adelaide for ANZAC Parade 2019 43

They will also be taking part in midnight mass tomorrow at St George Church in Thebarton, The Nativity of Christ at Port Adelaide and Prophet Elias in Norwood.

*Images by Nick Bourdaniotis/ Bourdo Photography (Copyright) 

Evzones pay their respects to ANZACS at Dawn Service in Adelaide

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