A woman dances as she holds a rainbow flag at the annual Gay Pride rally, in Athens, Saturday, June 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
ATHENS – Athens Pride Festival 2022, which kicked off on June 10, culminates its festivities in the traditional parade that will start at 7:00 pm on Saturday at Syntagma Square.
Under the title “Unconditional”, this year’s celebrations focused on promoting “unconditional education, unconditional equality to marriage and family, unconditional safety, and an unconditional life overall,” according to the festival’s official description. They year’s festival was also called an “unconditional celebration” by the organizers.
Events included concerts, exhibitions, live performances, film screenings and discussions.
ATHENS – The toll of wives and partners being murdered in Greece – more than one a month – rose after police said a 53-year-old man allegedly stabbed his wife to death and drove off a cliff in an apparent suicide attempt while trying to flee.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
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