WORLD News

How Greek Independence Day was celebrated in Damascus, Syria (PHOTOS)

With Greek Independence and the Annunciation (Evangelismos tis Theotokou) both falling on March 25, the Greek Orthodox of Damascus, as they do every year, celebrated both events.

The Greek Orthodox Cross Scout wrote on their Facebook:

“Assuring the brotherhood and loving relationship between the Syrian and the Greek peoples, the Church of the Holy Cross through its band participated in the Greek community’s celebration of Independence Day in Damascus”.

Although Greek Independence Day is on March 25, celebrations for the event were held the next day at the Church of the Holy Cross.

READ MORE: How the Greek Orthodox of Syria celebrated Christmas 2021 (PHOTOS)

Advertisment

Copyright Greek CIty Times 2022
Athens Bureau

Recent Posts

  • Greek NEWS

The armored police vehicle that patrols the Greek-Turkish border

This is one of the eight vehicles that were confiscated in 2015 and were left at the Piraeus Customs, but…

  • WORLD News

Albanian man removes Turkish flag from beach observation tower in Durres and throws it in the sea (VIDEO)

A wave of support has arisen on social media for the man of Albanian origin who threw the Turkish flag…

  • Greek NEWS

Monkeypox: 50 cases in Greece – All men with an average age of 36 years

There are 50 cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Greece to date, according to data published by EODY…

  • Greek NEWS
  • TRAVEL NEWS

Indian and Arab tourism to Greece set to increase with new deal

Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Visit Greece announce an agreement…

  • Greek NEWS

Florina: They shot and killed 3 bears – One was still nursing her cubs

Three bears, one of which was still nursing her babies, were killed - within a month - by unknown people…

  • Greek NEWS

Boris Johnson met with Costas Milonas – “Simple man, we drank our ouzos”

The presenter of the legendary show "The children of the night" and music producer, Costas Milonas, met with Boris Johnson,…