Tag: 1821

Russian Foreign Ministry: Greece is our traditional European partner 1

Russian Foreign Ministry: Greece is our traditional European partner

On the anniversary of official relations between Greece and Russia being first established on September 6, 1828, the Russian Foreign Ministry reflected through a statement how Russia “actively contributed to the formation…

What Greeks believe about the Greek War of Independence

What Greeks believe about the Greek War of Independence

Greek citizens’ perception and knowledge about the Revolution of 1821 are reflected in a survey by polling company MARC, on behalf the Center for Liberal Studies-Markos Dragoumis (KEFiM). The survey found that…

Australia: 200 Years of Hellenic History

Australia: 200 Years of Hellenic History

The 25th of March 1821 commemoration is of religious and national importance for Hellenism. Hellenes around the globe celebrate on this day the Annunciation of Our Lady and the proclamation of the…

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Coronavirus update: 78 new cases, 22 deaths in Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection Deputy Minister, Nikos Hardalias presented the government’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday where it was announced the country had 78 news cases and 22 deaths to date. During the…

The National Symbols of Greece

The National Symbols of Greece: Flag, Emblem and Anthem

On the occasion of the National Day of Greece, where the country celebrates the anniversary of its War of Independence against the Ottoman Turks, Greek City Times presents some interesting facts about…

Google Doodle celebrates Greek Independence Day

Google Doodle celebrates Greek Independence Day

On the 199th anniversary of the Eastern Mediterranean country declaring its independence, today’s Google Doodle celebrates Greece’s National Day. After nearly 400 years as part of the Ottoman Empire, the push for…

Greek Independence Day Parade in Philadelphia 17

Greek Independence Day Parade in Philadelphia

By Stamatina Mylonas On Sunday April 7th 2019, the Greek community and the city of Philadelphia celebrated the annual Greek Independence Day Parade. Organised by the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia…

Greek Independence Day Commemoration in Sydney, Australia 26

Greek Independence Day Commemoration in Sydney, Australia

Thousands of Greek Australians gathered in the heart of Sydney yesterday to commemorate Greek Independence Day- March 25, 1821. The Greek National Day celebrations began with the Thanksgiving Service Doxology held at…

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away 41

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away

Theodoros Kolokotronis (Θεόδωρος Κολοκοτρώνης) was one of the most prominent figures of the Greek Revolution of 1821. Born on the 3rd of April of 1770 in Ramοvouni (Messenia), Kolokotronis was a politician,…

President opens Exhibition on Rigas Feros 43

President opens Exhibition on Rigas Feros

Greece’s President Prokopios Pavlopoulos, inaugurated on Monday an exhibition on Rigas Feres called “Rigas and Revolution” which is hosted at the Greek Parliament. The exhibition marks the 220th anniversary of his death…