Tag: Presidential Guard

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard 1

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, 28-year-old Andreas Holevas obtained a Greek passport to serve in the Greek Army and in particular in the Presidential Guard, “like his grandfather.” The expatriate Holevas has…

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ANZAC Day, Lest We Forget (PHOTOS)

For more than a century, Anzac Day has been an important commemoration for Australia, a day to honour the courage and self-sacrifice of those who served in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping…

The Evzones Collection, by Nick Bourdaniotis

The Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis

Born in Nambour, Queensland, Nick Bourdaniotis grew up in Brisbane and moved to Sydney in 2001. Nick’s passion for photography began at a young age and his unique and artistic approach to…

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Evzones to visit Kalymnos for the first time in history

By Drossoulla Mavromatis The presidential guard, Greece’s pride and joy are set to visit Kalymnos for the first time in the history of the island on March 7, 2020, for the 72nd…

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Greek PM in Metsovo on Christmas Day

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit the island of Kassos today (Christmas Day), where he will attend the liturgy and meet with the island’s mayor and inhabitants. In the afternoon, Mitsotakis will…

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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…

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Evzones historic march at iconic Bondi Beach

History took place today when Greece’s Presidential Guard marched from North Bondi RSL through to Bondi Pavilion in Sydney, Australia. Bondi was packed with onlookers who came to witness the Evzones last…

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Evzones first official day in Sydney

For the third consecutive year and released by special permission of the President of Greece, the Greek Presidential Guard are in Sydney in honour of ANZAC Day.  Sydney’s prominent, the Hellenic Club…

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Evzones leave Melbourne’s Greek Community on a high

What a remarkable sight it was. Pride, passion, love, joy and a beautiful sea of blue and white Greek flags being waved all round, as Melbourne’s community watched the honourable Hellenic Presidential…

Evzones Elite Guards

History of the Evzones, Greece’s Elite Guards

By Aggelos Skordas From Homer’s epic poems to the Byzantine Empire’s final moments and from the Greek War of Independence to the modern Hellenic Republic- the Evzones- the elite light infantry of…