x

Politics

Greek, Foreign Armed Forces Mark March 25 Commemorations

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Foreign Armed Forces will be visiting Greece to commemorate the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution (1821) on Thursday, March 25, as Greek fighter jets and helicopters fly over cities nationally.

The following events are scheduled in and around Athens, in brief:

– The French frigate 'Languedoc' will be docked at Piraeus port to Friday; it arrived on Monday.

– The Russian frigate 'Admiral Fiota Kasatonov' will be at Piraeus from Tuesday to Friday.

– Ships of the Hellenic Navy will be visiting ports in Greece from Wednesday to Thursday.

– A 21-gun salute will be carried out from Lycabettus Hill at 06:21 on Thursday. It will be repeated at 08:31 and at 18:41.

– The Greek flag will be hoisted at the Acropolis at 08:00 on Thursday, and taken down at 18:41.

– A celebratory liturgy will be held at the Athens Cathedral at 08:30, led by Archbishop Hieronymos of Athens and All Greece.

– At 09:20, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and visiting dignitaries will lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square.

– The military parade will begin at 10:00 with the backdrop of the Unknown Soldier's Tomb. It will be observed by the president and visitors. During the parade, fighter jets and helicopters will fly over various sections of Greece, from 10:00 to 11:00.

RELATED

WASHINGTON, DC – A wide range of issues of bilateral, regional and international interest were raised during the private meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Joe Biden on Monday but also in the extended talks between the two delegations that followed.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

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.

Video

Mitsotakis Meets with Biden at the White House (Video)

WASHINGTON, DC – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with US President Joe Biden at the White House on Monday, in the first day of an official two-day visit to the American capital.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.