Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear the son of God.

Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March…

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Greek Independence Day (Revolution against Ottoman Empire March Greece became an independent nation in May

Precious -- NYC Greek Independence Day Parade

The annual Greek Independence Day Parade, March Photo by Ioanna Demopoulou.

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