The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley remembers and kneels before the heroes of the 1821 revolution.

Thursday, March 25 – 11.00 am
Festive Doxology at the Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin in Elkins Park.
Presiding Theophilestatos Bishop of Medea Apostolos.
A celebratory speech by Her Excellency the Consul of Panama, Mrs. Georgia Athanasopoulou.

Thursday, March 25 – 3:00 pm
Raising the Blue and White Greek Flag at the City Hall of Philadelphia.

Thursday, March 25 – 4:00 pm
Laying a wreath at the statue of the Charioteer of Delphi at the Art Museum.

Online events

March 25 – 5:00 pm / 7:00 pm
In collaboration with the Southwest Cultural Center, the Federation presents a historical walk in the garden of the heroes of Messolonghi.

March 26 – 8:00 pm
Presentation of “America’s support to the Greek Independence” by the Supreme President of AHEPA and former President of the Federation, Mr. George Choriatis.

March 27 – 1:00 pm
“The Diaspora and the Greek War of Independence” by the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia.

Restrictions from the city of Philadelphia due to the pandemic are among the strictest in America. That is why there is no room for personal events.

On the evening of March 25, the Ben Franklin Bridge, the Pen Building (FMC) at Schuylkill river’s west bank, the Amtrak Building, and the Liberty Plaza will be illuminated in blue to honor the Greek holiday.

Long Live Greece!
Long Live the Immortal Heroes of 1821!
Love Live the Philhellenes!

Dimitrios Rozanitis

Stefanos Evangelopoulos