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Activists’ Disruption of OXI Day Parade Causes Uproar in Greece

The act of ten young women, ridiculing the traditional student parade on OXI Day, has caused an uproar in Greece's political world and Greek society...

The Statistics of Pride: Greek Resistance to Axis Forces Longest in Europe

Greece's resistance to the Axis powers during the Second World War was the longest of all the nations of western Europe, with the exception...

Greeks Mark “Oxi Day” with Spectacular Military Parade in Thessaloniki

Thousands of people gathered in the center of the city of Thessaloniki on Monday to watch the military parade to commemorate ”Oxi Day,” when...

Vassilios Tsavaliaris, The First Victim of Italy’s Attack on October 28, 1940

It was a few minutes after 5:00 AM on October 28, 1940. The Italian military forces were ordered to launch their first attack against Greece,...

The Women of Epirus: Unsung Heroines of the Greek-Italian War

Most Greeks know about the golden pages of heroism written by the Greek soldiers in the mountains of Northern Epirus, when Greece bravely fended...

Man Covers His Entire House With a Greek Flag Ahead of ”Oxi Day” Celebrations

A massive Greek flag was fastened onto a rooftop, covering an entire house in Greece's Nea Kios, in the Peloponnesian Peninsula on Saturday. Ahead of...

What if the Greeks Did Not Say “Oxi” on October 28, 1940?

October 28 is a Greek national holiday, but not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the...

Greece to Formally Protest Katsifas’ Death in Northern Epirus

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs will issue a formal protest to Albania in response to the shooting death of 35-year-old Greek Konstantinos Katsifas,...

Blind Grade School Student in Oxi Day Parade Touches Hearts (video)

A blind second grade student won over the hearts and minds, as well as the applause of the audience, as she paraded with the...

Katsifas ‘Executed’ Claims Largest Greek Organization in Albania (video)

Omonoia, the social, political and cultural organization that promotes the rights of Albania's Greek minority, has asserted that Konstantinos Katsifas was executed by Albanian...

Impressive 1940s-Styled ‘OXI Day’ Parade in Evia’s Karystos (video)

The town of Karystos in Greece’s Evia celebrated 'OXI Day'' in its own special way on Sunday morning, October 28. The good weather allowed for...

Greek President Pavlopoulos: ‘OXI Day’ Inspires The Struggle Against Fascism

''The great 'NO' uttered by Greece on October 28, 1940, remains forever current and must inspire the struggle to defend the European edifice against...

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