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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…

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Despite the disruption to daily life and the postponement of Greek National Day celebrations, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent congratulatory messages to President of the Greek Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister…

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US President issues proclamation on Greek Independence Day

Donald Trump, Prime Minister of the United States has issued a proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, which you can read here- Our…

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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…

March 25, Greek Independence Day

Commemorating March 25, Greek Independence Day

Each year on March 25, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 199th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is…

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Commemorating ‘Oxi Day’ October 28, 1940

OXI Day on October 28, 1940, commemorates the anniversary when former military general and Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas said: “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito…

Greek Independence Day Parade in Philadelphia 4

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…

Greece Public Holidays 2019 13

Greece Public Holidays 2019

Greek City Times has compiled a list of National Public Holidays celebrated in Greece during 2019. Tuesday 1st January 2019: New Year’s Day (Πρωτοχρονιά) January 1 is one of the most important…

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Greek PM Tsipras says Turkish jets “harassed” his helicopter

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Turkish fighter jets “harassed” his helicopter as he travelled to Greek Independence Day celebrations. Alexis Tsipras said his helicopter was forced into “low manoeuvres” on Monday…

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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…

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