Hellenic National Day celebrated at NRDC-ITA

Hellenic National Day celebrated at NRDC-ITA



Solbiate Olona, 25 March 2015.  Members from twelve different Nations came together to celebrate Hellenic National Day,  at “Ugo Mara” Barracks. 
The event commemorated two important events in the Hellenic-Orthodox calendar: the announcement to Virgin Mary that she would become the mother of Jesus, and the anniversary of the 25 March 1821 revolution.
The NRDC-ITA Hellenic Contingent Brigadier General IIias Spanopoulos led the celebrations from the Hellenic Contingent, with guests from the Hellenic Consul and NRDC-ITA senior staff, including Deputy Commander, Major General Sir George Norton, and Lieutenant General Riccardo Marchio'.
Hellenic National Day, also known as Greek Independence Day, is a national holiday celebrated in Greece on 25 March.  The Greek revolution ended in 1829 with the establishment of an independent Greek state.
The Commander of the NRDC-ITA, Lieutenant General Riccardo Marchio', emphasized the importance of the celebrated this event throughout the world
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