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Iconic Brussels Statue to Be Dressed as Evzone in Honor of Greek Revolution

BRUSSELS– Brussels' iconic statue, Manneken-Pis, will be dressed as an evzone on March 25 in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

At a special ceremony to be attended by Greek Ambassador to Belgium Dionyssios Kalamvrezos, the little statue will acquire one of its many dressings over the years, honoring historical events, personalities, and workers among others.

On its official site, the city of Brussels notes, "The famous Manneken-Pis remains the emblem of the rebellious spirit of the City of Brussels. His wardrobe counts more than 900 suits," adding that "23 dressings are planned on fixed dates and Manneken-Pis regularly receives new suits."

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