Greek Evzone(s)-Tsolias-Tsoliathes

Today an Evzone is a member of the Greek Presidential Guard and a Elite Ceremonial Unit-The Unit is famous around the world for its unique & historical uniforms
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Guards parade at Syntagma square - Athens, Greece <3

Guards parade at Syntagma square - Athens, Greece - daily changing of the guards in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

~Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Athens~Greece #greece #athens #tomb

* Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Syntagma Square, Athens GREECE

Detail of the Evzone Vest - #Evzones #presidentialguard #Athens #Syntagma

Evzon's Femeli or waistcoat, hand embroidered with great skill. Various designs of great traditional and folklore importance are embroidered on the waistcoat in white or gilt.

Tsarouchi, red leather clog with black pompon. Under the sole, depending on the size, there are 60 to 120 nails. On average each tsarouchi weighs 3.5 kilos (7.7 pounds).

Tsarouchi, red leather clog with black pompon. Under the sole, depending on the size, there are 60 to 120 nails. On average each tsarouchi weighs kilos pounds).

Konstantinos_Koukidis_monument  The Germans reached the Acropolis on April 27 1941. They ordered the flag guard, Evzone Konstandinos Koukidis, to retire the Greek flag. The Greek soldier obeyed, but when he was done, he wrapped himself in the flag and threw himself off of the plateau where he met death. The plaque in memory of this guard was raised underneath the Acropolis.  http://fotios.org/node/2199

Konstantinos_Koukidis_monument The Germans reached the Acropolis on April 27 1941. They ordered the flag guard, Evzone Konstandinos Koukidis, to retire the Greek flag. The Greek soldier obeyed, but when he was done, he wrapped himself in the flag and threw himself off of the plateau where he met death. The plaque in memory of this guard was raised underneath the Acropolis. http://fotios.org/node/2199

Greek Evzone guard in front of the Syntagma Square, Athens

Presidential guard in front of the the Monument of Unknown Soldier in Greek Parliament at Syntagma Square, Athens, HELLAS

Greek Evzone - guard of honour at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Syntagma Square, Greece, wearing traditional foustanella uniform of Macedonian.

Greek Evzone - guard of honour at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Syntagma Square, Greece, wearing traditional foustanella uniform of Macedonian.

Another accomplishment of the Greek America Foundation... Transforming the Happiest place on earth Greek for an entire weekend where hundreds of thousands of people experienced Greek food, culture, music and dance. And yes... Mickey the Evzone. Epic and historic.

Another accomplishment of the Greek America Foundation... Transforming the Happiest place on earth Greek for an entire weekend where hundreds of thousands of people experienced Greek food, culture, music and dance. And yes... Mickey the Evzone. Epic and historic.

Evzones at syntagma square, Greek Parliment & Unknown Soldier - Athens, Greece 2015

Evzones, soldiers of the Greek Presidential Guard, will take part in the Greek National Day commemoration in Victoria next March

--- FLERIA MARKET ---   The Evzones is a special unit of the Hellenic Army, also known as Tsoliades, who guard the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Hellenic Parliament and the Presidential Mansion. Greece inspires... Handmade collage.  #Athens #Greece# www.fleria.gr/category/our-story/

--- FLERIA MARKET --- The Evzones is a special unit of the Hellenic Army, also known as Tsoliades, who guard the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Hellenic Parliament and the Presidential Mansion. Greece inspires... Handmade collage. #Athens #Greece# www.fleria.gr/category/our-story/

Syntagma Square and the Hellenic Parliament | tribute to the Fallen of wars and is guarded throughout the day by the soldiers of the Presidential Guard, Evzones. They stand still dressed in the traditional costume of Tsolias and the change of guard takes place with a special ritual every hour. - Copyright © wondergreece.gr

Georgeopolous and Pappapolous win the National Bookend Competition, Athens.

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