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Greece celebrates Independence Day 1821-2021 with impressive parade (video)

With an impressive military parade Greece celebrated the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821. Troops of the Navy, the Air force and the Army marched and tanks rolled in front of state leaders and foreign dignitaries, military aircraft and helicopters …

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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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OXI Day – 28. October 1940: Watch Live the Military Parade 2019

OXI DAY – 28. October 1940 – The day Greece rejected the Italian ultimatum to surrender to the Axis powers. The day marks the beginning of the war between Greece and Italy that ended in the country’s occupation by Nazi Germany. Greeks celebrate the historical day with a big military …

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Oxi Day 28. Oct 1940: Watch Live the Military Parade in Thessaloniki

The Military Parade in Thessaloniki to commemorate the 28. October 1940 when Greece rejected the Italian ultimatum to allow troops enter and occupy the country. The Greek-Italian war became inevitable. embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt In a highly symbolic gesture, Italian President Sergio Mattarella attends the Parade upon invitation of …

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Greece Independence Day – Military Parade 25 March 2018 – Live

Greece is celebrating the Independence Day on 25th March with a big military parade at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens. Thousands of Greeks have flocked to the city center to watch the best the Greek Armed forces have to offer. The parade takes place in front of the President of …

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Thessaloniki: Political parties boycott National Day parade

Even the representative of Samaras’ coalition government party, he himself personally, the leader of PASOK, Evangelos Venizelos was absent from the traditional military parade to remember the OCHI-Day and commemorate, the No Greeks told the powers of Axis on 28th October 1940. There were some unconfirmed claims in the press …

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Athens: Protests at the Military Parade, Mar 25/12

They were all there: the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the whole cabinet, the military and religious leadership of Greece. They were all there, except the Greek citizens.  The parades of Independence Day turned into a private party between the politicians and 7,000 policemen assigned with their security. To …

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Athens: Greeks booed Politicians after the Military Parade (video)

Greeks booed politicians and chanted slogans after the conclusion of the 25th March military parade at Syntagma Square. While the politicians were making statements to television channels, people started to boo them and shout “Thieves!”, Traitors!”, “Shame!” and “Bring Back the Stolen Money!”. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, …

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25th March Parade in Athens downtown – Traffic regulations

The big military parade starts at 11 am and is expected to be concluded at 1 pm.  The centre of Athens is closed to traffic for public transport and private vehicles. The area affected is practically from the upper Syggroy Avenue down to Omonia Square. The parade is taking place …

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