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DC Area Greek-American Organizations Honor Bicentennial of Greek Independence

March 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – The Hellenic Society Prometheus has organized a virtual celebration of the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on Sunday, March 28, 4 PM EDT, under the auspices of the Committee Greece 2021 and co-sponsored by Greek-American organizations in the Washington, DC area, including the American Hellenic Institute (AHI).

The program for the event includes greetings by Committee Greece 2021 President Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Ambassador of Greece to United States Alexandra Papadopoulou, and His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America.

Keynote Speaker for the event is historian and broadcaster Michael Wood who will discuss “The Legacy of Greece: Reflections on the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence.”

The program will conclude with a short musical performance.

Event link: https://sites.google.com/cua.edu/gid-event/home.

The event is organized by The Hellenic Society Prometheus with the following co-sponsors in the Washington, DC area:

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral

St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church

American Hellenic Institute

DCGreeks.com

GWA Greek Education Association

Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans

Macedonian Association

Roumeliotes of Metropolitan Washington, DC

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church

Chios Society of Washington, DC

Epirotic Society of Washington, DC

Hellenic-American Women’s Council

House of Kefalos

National Hellenic Society

Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage (SPGH)

Saints Constantine & Helen G.O. Church

AHEPA Chapters 31, 383, 438 and 542

Cretan Association of Greater Washington, DC

Evrytanian Association

Hellenic Center, ARPS

Laconian Society

Pan-Cyprians of Metropolitan Washington, DC

Vourvoura Society

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