“You should never forget that through our veins runs the blood of the martyrs of our faith and the heroes of our fatherland.”

Archbishop Makarios of Australia

200 years since the Greek Revolution

Welcome to the webpage of the National Committee for the Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution, created so that the events/activities of the broader Greek Australian Community may be organised and coordinated in all States and Territories of Australia.

Events & Activities

Events and Activities for the Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution will take place in all States and Territories of Australia, throughout the year.

The National Committee

The National Committee for the Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution is a committee of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

Our objectives

The objectives of the National Committee with regards to the celebrations of the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution.

The Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution

“The vision was kept alive. Memory didn’t fade away. Hearts were not frozen. Hope was vindicated.”

“Love fought back for faith and for country… and it did prevail!”

Archive

Here you can read, watch or browse through a range of photographs, audio-visual materials and texts that refer either to the events organised by the National Committee or to the Revolution in general and its bicentenary.

Texts

Read texts, old and new, regarding either the history of the Revolution of 1821 or the views of others on its significance and importance.

Education

Educational materials around the central theme of the relationship between the Hellenic War of Independence and Australian society.

Upcoming Events

Heroes of the Greek Revolution

Visual Portfolio, Posts & Image Gallery for WordPress