Greek Independence Day (Revolution against Ottoman Empire 1820's) March 25. Greece became an independent nation in May 1832.

Greek Independence Day (Revolution against Ottoman Empire 1820's) March 25. Greece became an independent nation in May 1832.

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE 2011 - Fifth Avenue, Manhattan NYC - 003/27/11 by asterix611, via Flickr

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE 2011 - Fifth Avenue, Manhattan NYC - 003/27/11 by asterix611, via Flickr

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 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.

Reasons we #ENJOYChicago: The Events! The Hellenic Heritage Parade aka Greek Independence Day Parade- March 29. 2015

Reasons we #ENJOYChicago: The Events! The Hellenic Heritage Parade aka Greek Independence Day Parade- March 29. 2015

Greek Independence Day | Long Live Greece #greece #greekindependence #longlivegreece #greekfood

Greek Independence Day | Long Live Greece #greece #greekindependence #longlivegreece #greekfood

Greek Independence Day Parade, NYC. New York's annual largest Greek event celebrating Hellenic history and heritage, the 193rd Greek Independence Day Parade, Sunday, March 30, 2014

Greek Independence Day Parade, NYC. New York's annual largest Greek event celebrating Hellenic history and heritage, the 193rd Greek Independence Day Parade, Sunday, March 30, 2014

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