OXI Day celebrations: Impressive military parade in Thessaloniki (videos)

28 October 2019
355 Views

Celebrations for the Greek national OXI Day came to an end with an impressive showing of the Greek Armed forces which marched in downtown Thessaloniki on Monday.

The parade was attended by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, who warned Turkey that its arbitrary provocations and violations of international laws would not pass in statement he made after the parade.

“The ‘OXI’ (NO) of October 28, the ‘NO’ of the Greeks, was a pivotal, in modern history, act of resistance against fascism and an equally pivotal stance of defending Peace, Democracy and Man,” said Pavlopoulos on the conclusion of the great military parade.

World War 2 veterans marched first, followed by the different groups (pan Pontiac, national resistance etc). The divisions of the Greek armed forces followed led by the Presidential Guards (Evzones).

You may be interested

Mitsotakis to Bild newspaper: “We will open tourism to countries with similar epidemiological data as Greece”
GREECE
shares24 views
GREECE
shares24 views

Mitsotakis to Bild newspaper: “We will open tourism to countries with similar epidemiological data as Greece”

makis - May 26, 2020

The safe comeback of tourism flows in Greece and economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic were the focal point of…

5 Greek “Caribbean” beaches that are heaven on earth
GREECE
shares40 views
GREECE
shares40 views

5 Greek “Caribbean” beaches that are heaven on earth

Panos - May 26, 2020

The Caribbean may be famous for its crystal clear waters, but Greece can easily compare with its own exotic beaches…

German bookings on the rise as Greece opens up
GREECE
shares40 views
GREECE
shares40 views

German bookings on the rise as Greece opens up

Panos - May 26, 2020

A significant increase in bookings for Greece, the Balearic Islands and Portugal has been recorded recently by German travel companies,…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.