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Greece’s Presidential Guards, the Evzones, go Syntagma Metro

Greece’s Presidential Guards, the famous Evzones, go to Metro exhibition at Syntagma square in downtown Athens. Photographer Dimitra Hatziadam exhibits photos under the title “EUZONES – The guardians of the invisible.” The exhibition runs from March 1 to 31, 2023. Photographer Hatziadam will present part of the photo exhibition inauguration …

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Evzones on horses to parade for the bicentennial anniversary of 1821 (video)

Preparations for the military parade marking the 200th anniversary of the begin of the Greek Independence Revolution against the Ottoman Empire on 25. March 1821 are underway and  in full speed. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, though, the original program had to be modified and only some parts of the …

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24-year-old soldier in Greece’s Presidential Guard dies in barracks

A soldier serving in the Presidential Guard fell ill and died on Thursday night, while in the barracks. The 24-year-old was transferred to the Military Hospital in Athens where doctors could only confirm his death. The Greek General Staff announced that the causes of the soldier’s death are been investigated. …

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Greek Presidential Guard, the Evzones, to lay wreath in Camden on Anzac Day

Members of the revered Hellenic Presidential Guard, also called evzones, will stop by Camden Bicentennial Equestrian park on Saturday, April 28th2018, to take part in an historic wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial. The visit was arranged by the Macarthur Greeks association and is a first for the area, presidential guard rarely visits …

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Touching moments for Evzones commemorating Anzacs in Australia

Touching moments for the men of the Greek presidential guard in Australia. Some Evzones could not hold back their tears, when they listened to the words of  Bishop Nikandros speaking highly of Greece and the ethos of Evzones. During the speech, two of the Evzones became so emotional about their …

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Greece’s Independence Day: Evzones: 60 nails per clog, 400 pleads per occupation year

With an impressive military parade Greece celebrates the Independence Day on March 25th. As every year, the parade starts with Evzones, the members of the Presidential Guard, a historical elite light infantry and mountain units of the Greek Army that now has a ceremonial role. Evzones’ march style consists of normal …

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