The letter testifies to the French President’s respect and deep connection to Greece.
“I have received the gift you were kind enough to send me on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence… I would like to thank you warmly for the gift which testifies to your attachment, which I share, to the bonds of friendship and fraternity which unite our two countries. Please believe Sir, the assurance of my best feelings,” Macron wrote.
“A truly rebellious porcelain, reminding us of a Greek story of struggles, dreams, vigour, collectivity, hope and joy,” Sergakis described the souvenir.
The creator collaborated with Ellie Sofianopoulou for the concept and Giorgos Katsigiannis for the construction.
The most visible item of the uniform worn by those who fought the Greek War of Independence, the famous white pleated kilt-like garment, is a timeless symbol.