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The Heroines of the Greek War of Independence

The role that Greek women played in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire is not to be overlooked, as they helped shape...
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This Greek Independence Video Reenactment Will Give You Chills

Kalamata was the first city to be liberated as the Greeks rose in the Greek War of Independence. On 23 March 1821, it was...

PM Tsipras on Independence Day: ‘Next Page of Our History Belongs to a New...

The Greek revolution of 1821 was the result of European and Greek Enlightenment and a carrier of modern values of freedom with social justice,...

The Real March 25th and Greece’s Liberation Is Not Like We Know It [video]

For us Greeks, March 25, 1821 is a date that fills us with national pride. It marks our liberation from Ottoman rule and the...

Why Do Greeks Eat Hake on March 25th?

Tradition calls for Greeks, every year on the anniversary of March 25th, to have hake with garlic dip for their family dinner. The reason behind...

Annual Student Parade for Greek Independence Day a Success

The student parade for the anniversary and celebration of March 25th was concluded several minutes after noon. For another year, heavy police forces patrolled...

President Pavlopoulos Stresses the Importance of Unity in Critical Times

"All the Greeks governed by the ideals of Democracy must now, more than ever, put aside whatever differences and hold a united front of...

The ‘Tsarouchi,’ a Symbol of Greek Bravery and Freedom

When one thinks of Greece's War of Independence in 1821 and the great heroes like Kolokotronis and Karaiskakis, they would inevitably think of the...

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