Mon 25 Mar 2013

Greek Independence Day

Greek Independence Day parade in NYC

flickr- Michiel2005

The Greek revolution (war of independence) against the Ottoman Empire lasted for almost 9 years (1821-1830). It ended with the creation of an independent Greek state. March 25 is celebrated as a national holiday by the modern Greek state.

The revolution is celebrated throughout the country and by Greeks all over the world, with street parades.

Calendars with this event

This event on Youtube

Edit
Add to Calendar

Most viewed this week

PEOPLE VIEWING THIS ALSO VIEW