Day of Independence celebrations conclude with military parade

26 March 2016
1196 Views

The celebrations for the Day of Independence concluded with the military parade in Athens. The Armed Forces paraded in the city center before the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos.

The government was represented by the Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos. Also present at the parade were the government Vice President Yannis Dragasakis, the President of Parliament Nikos Voutsis, the leader of the main opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the president of the Union of Centrists Vasilis Leventis, the District Governor of Attica Rena Dourou and military attaches.

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras did not attend the military parade, however he posted a message on Twitter earlier on: “The Greek Revolution, the fruit of the Enlightenment, carrier of the modern values of freedom and justice, always inspires us”.

You may be interested

The Honorable Death: Samurai & Seppuku in Feudal Japan
WORLD
shares14 views
WORLD
shares14 views

The Honorable Death: Samurai & Seppuku in Feudal Japan

Panos - May 17, 2021

While martial suicide is a practice found in a lot of cultures, the act of seppuku, or ritual self-disembowelment, is peculiar…

Athens: Maintenance works are in progress in the Temple of Olympian Zeus
GREECE
shares14 views
GREECE
shares14 views

Athens: Maintenance works are in progress in the Temple of Olympian Zeus

Panos - May 17, 2021

The column has been in a construction armature for days, as the other nine, who face fewer problems but also…

Where are Greece’s beautiful ‘fjords’?
GREECE
shares17 views
GREECE
shares17 views

Where are Greece’s beautiful ‘fjords’?

Panos - May 17, 2021

Norway may be famous for its fjords, but Greece has its own special terrain similar to the famous northern European…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.