WASHINGTON, DC – The Hellenic Society Prometheus has organized a virtual celebration of the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on Sunday, March 28, 4 PM EDT, under the auspices of the Committee Greece 2021 and co-sponsored by Greek-American organizations in the Washington, DC area, including the American Hellenic Institute (AHI).
The program for the event includes greetings by Committee Greece 2021 President Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Ambassador of Greece to United States Alexandra Papadopoulou, and His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America.
Keynote Speaker for the event is historian and broadcaster Michael Wood who will discuss “The Legacy of Greece: Reflections on the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence.”
The program will conclude with a short musical performance.
Event link: https://sites.google.com/cua.edu/gid-event/home.
The event is organized by The Hellenic Society Prometheus with the following co-sponsors in the Washington, DC area:
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral
St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church
American Hellenic Institute
GWA Greek Education Association
Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans
Roumeliotes of Metropolitan Washington, DC
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church
Chios Society of Washington, DC
Epirotic Society of Washington, DC
Hellenic-American Women’s Council
House of Kefalos
National Hellenic Society
Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage (SPGH)
Saints Constantine & Helen G.O. Church
AHEPA Chapters 31, 383, 438 and 542
Cretan Association of Greater Washington, DC
Hellenic Center, ARPS
Pan-Cyprians of Metropolitan Washington, DC