Greece to mark revolution bicentennial with pomp and parades

Greece to mark revolution bicentennial with pomp and parades

the Sun Daily - World·2021-03-25 15:09

ATHENS: Greece will mark 200 years since the start of its independence war with the Ottoman Empire on Thursday, with parades and ceremonies attended by foreign dignitaries, though the pandemic forced officials to scale back events.

With celebrations planned all over Greece and among diaspora communities overseas, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday the “rebirth of Greece” was “a special moment for all Hellenism”.

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