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Italian President to Attend Thessaloniki ‘Oxi Day’ Parade

A series of festive events commemorating Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki’s patron saint, the city's liberation from Ottoman rule, and the October 28 national holiday of...

The One Student ‘OXI Day’ Parade that Wasn’t Worth of a Flag Pole

Nine-year old Christos marched alone at a ceremony marking ‘OXI Day’ on the small Greek island of Arkioi, in the Dodecanese. Christos is the only...

Spectacular Military Parade on ‘OXI Day’ in Thessaloniki (photos, videos)

Thousands of people gathered in the centre of Thessaloniki to watch the military parade to commemorate the 'OXI Day'. Greek military units, including armoured vehicles,...

F-16 Demo Team Pilot Quotes Churchill During Air Demonstration

One of the most flattering Winston Churchill quotes for Greece was repeated today by an F-16 Greek Airforce pilot during airplane demonstrations for the...

Burying Treasure During WWII: Photo Exhibit at National Archaeological Museum

An exhibition of historical photographs at the National Archaeological Museum (NAM) will commemorate OXI DAY, when Greece turned down an Italian ultimatum for free...

Eleven-year-old Afghan Boy to Carry Greek Flag in “OXI Day” Parade

Amir; an 11-year-old refugee boy from Afghanistan, will carry the Greek flag during the annual school parade to commemorate the October 28, 1940 anniversary...

OXI Day: The Most Impressive Parade in Recent Years [video]

The military parade in Thessaloniki in celebration of October 28 (OXI day) was the most impressive in recent years, culminating the three-day festivities event...

Road Closures, Traffic Diverted in Athens for October 28 Celebrations

Roads will close and traffic will be diverted in Athens and Piraeus on October 28, to make way for the parades commemorating the national...

Athens City Center to Have Restricted Vehicle Access for Oxi Day Parades; National Roadway...

This Friday vehicles will not be able to enter many roads around the city center of Athens as the capital will be closed off...
Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece

Acropolis Museum Celebrated October 28 with Free Entrance for Families

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will open its doors to families with children aged eight to 12 years old on the October 28 as part...

OXI Day: The Greek Word That Changed the Course of WWII Keeps Shaping Greece

OXI, the word NO in Greek, may sound like a negative. But it has become a positive word after PM Metaxas said OXI to the Nazi forces passing through Greece.

OXI Day: Iconic Images of Greece in WWII

On October 28th, millions around the world will commemorate OXI Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during WWII. On October 28th, 1940, the Italian...

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