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Greece Marks OXI Day Without School or Military Parades

Greece will mark the 80th anniversary of the heroic OXI Day on Wednesday without the annual military parade which traditionally takes place in Thessaloniki,...

OXI Day Military, School Parades Cancelled Across Greece This Year

Stelios Petsas, Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister and government spokesman, announced on Monday that the country's traditional military and school parades on October...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Greece Cancels All Independence Day Student Parades

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday that all student parades which traditionally take place across the country every March 25, on the occasion of Greece's Independence...

Cyprus Marks Independence Day With Military Parade

Celebrations to mark the 59th anniversary of the Cypriot Republic's declaration of independence on Tuesday included a military parade attended by President Nicos Anastasiades. Cyprus...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Marches With the Greek Flag on Independence Day

A very tall flag-bearing man marching in the center of Athens streets was none other than Giannis Antetokounmpo, as he walked with young athletes...

Thousands Dress Up and Party at Sunday’s Grand Carnival Parade in Patras

Thousands of visitors and residents of the city of Patras are enjoying the sunny weather by dancing and singing at the Grand Carnival parade...

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...

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...

Student Parade Commemorates Greece’s War of Independence

The student parade in Athens on Saturday, the eve of March 25th, opened the two-day commemoration celebrations for Greece's War of Independence. As it is...

Racists Attack Home of Afghan Student Who Marched in ‘OXI Day’ Parade

Racists attacked the house of the Afghan student who took part in an ‘OXI Day’ Parade in Athens on October 28. 11 year old Amir...

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...

Muslim Headscarves Dominate Student Parade in Xanthi, northern Greece

For the first time in Modern Greek history, all students in a parade in Xanthi were wearing Muslim headscarves. In the past, Muslim headscarves rarely...

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