A particular occasion was offered by the Presidency of the Hellenic Republic in Athens on Sunday, the place the ambassadors of 9 pleasant nations learn poems associated to Greece’s Conflict of Independence.
The ambassadors of France, the USA, Russia, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, and Romania accepted the invitation of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and joined this occasion.
The initiative comes as yet one more COVID-19-secure occasion that Greece organizes in an effort to commemorate and honor the bicentennial of the Greek Conflict of Independence.
The intention of this explicit occasion can be to spotlight the inseparable hyperlinks that join Greece and different Western nations, whose poets obtained impressed by the wrestle of the Greek folks for liberty.
The message of the President of the Hellenic Republic
In a put up on her social media platforms, President Sakellaropoulou famous that ”The Greek Revolution in opposition to the Turkish oppressors impressed the poets of the West with lyrics that have been so ecstatic, so shifting.”
”Within the revolt of the Greeks in opposition to the facility of an empire they (the poets) noticed transcending worry, subjugation, and slavery; (they) even (noticed) the bounds of the existence per se, since from one second to the subsequent, unusual, on a regular basis folks have been remodeled into heroes who gave every thing for the militant realization of the perfect of freedom,” the President famous.
The World Turns Greek to Mark Greece’s Bicentennial
All the world will flip Greek to mark Greece’s bicentennial, celebrated on March 25, 2021, commemorating 200 years because the declaration of its War of Independence.
In each nook of the globe the place members of the Greek Diaspora are current, the anniversary can be marked. Iconic landmarks in all of these international locations can be illuminated in blue and white in honor of the Greek folks and their wrestle for freedom 200 years in the past.