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Celebrating March 25 - The Greek Revolution

Each year, Hellenes all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day on March 25, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 201st anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is when Greeks remember their long struggle against the Ottoman Empire, an effort that eventually leads to Greece’s independence.

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The Australian Labor Party Commemorates 201 Years of the Greek Australian Friendship

In honour of Greek National Day, Richard Marles MP, Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, gave an address yesterday at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia to commemorate 201 years of the Greek Australian Friendship. Amongst those in attendance for this special event were His Eminence Archbishop Makarios and Bill Papastergiadis President of the Greek Community of Melbourne.