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Tag: March

On this day in 1849, Périclès Pantazis is born 1

On this day in 1849, Périclès Pantazis is born

Périclès Pantazis (Περικλής Πανταζής) was a well known Greek impressionist painter of the 19th century, born on the 13th of March 1849. Not much is known about Pantazis’ childhood. He studied painting at the Athens School of…

Xronia Polla Eleni Foureira, who turns 32 today 3

Xronia Polla Eleni Foureira, who turns 32 today

Greek pop singer who lit the stage up on fire representing Cyprus with her hot performance of “Fuego” at the 2018 Eurovision song contest, Eleni Foureira was born on March 7, 1987. Foureira started her…

Xronia Polla Giorgos Karagounis, who turns 42 today 5

Xronia Polla Giorgos Karagounis, who turns 42 today

Former Greek professional footballer who gave his heart for the Greek national team and was a part of the UEFA Euro 2004 winning squad, Giorgos Karagounis was born on March 6, 1977 in Pyrgos, Greece. Giorgos…

Evzones march proud through Sydney CBD for ANZAC Day Parade 9

Evzones march proud through Sydney CBD for ANZAC Day Parade

All you could hear echoing in certain streets of Sydney’s CBD yesterday were the Presidential Guard Tsarouchia hitting the ground as they partook in the annual ANZAC Day parade. April 25 is…

'Marti'- lovely Greek custom welcoming Spring 25

‘Marti’- lovely Greek custom welcoming Spring

March is the first month of spring in Greece and there is a lovely custom to welcome its arrival. On the 1st of March it is customary to braid bracelets. These bracelets are…

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