Evzones make history standing guard at the Epitaph in Adelaide for the

first_imgThe Hellenic Presidential Guard will also be attending St George Church service on Monday to commemorate Agios Georgios Name Day.The much anticipated visit which was made possible thanks to the generous support of SA’s local Greek community and has been received with great enthusiasm by the members of the Greek and Australian communities will conclude on May 1.Up-to-date information regarding the tour will be posted on Facebook.com/HellenicStudies.Photos: Kathy RozaklisCelebrations at Oakleigh were particularly exciting as Evzones arrived for Anzac Day and stayed through to 1 May. Photos: Kathy Rozaklis Standing tall and proud, the 12 soldiers of the Hellenic Presidential Guard, and their Lieutenant General, Head of the Military Office of the President of the Hellenic Republic, made history last night as they stood guard at the Epitaph in full ceremonial uniform at theGreek Orthodox Good Friday service held at St George Church in Adelaide.It was the first time in history that the Hellenic President has given permission for the Evzones to participate in full uniform at a Holy Friday service and to guard the Epitaph, allowing them to commemorate Jesus’ death together with hundreds of local parishioners.The members of the presidential guard also escorted the procession of the Epitaph along the streets of Thebarton in a world first.The Evzones, who arrived in Adelaide on Tuesday afternoon also took part in the Dawn Service at the City of West Torrens Memorial Grounds earlier in the week and marched as part of the traditional ANZAC Day Parade through the streets of Adelaide.They will also be taking part in midnight mass tonight at St George Church at Thebarton, Prophet Elias at Norwood and The Nativity of Christ at Port Adelaide. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramcenter_img Περιφορά του Έπιταφίου με τους Εύζωνες μαςΣτην ενορία του Αγίου Γεωργιου στην Αδελαιδα βρέθηκαν απο νωρίς το μεσημέρι τα μέλη της Προεδρικής Φρουράς που μέσα σε κλίμα κατάνυξης και χαρμολύπης πριν λιγη ώρα τίμησαν την ορθοδοξία και ολόκληρο τον Ελληνισμό της διασποράς όταν μπροστά στα μάτια εκατοντάδων πιστών σήκωσαν με ευλάβεια τον επιτάφιο του Χριστού και συμμετείχαν στην περιφορά του επιταφίου. Sent from my iPhonePosted by NEOS KOSMOS on Friday, 26 April 2019last_img read more