The Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece in Corfu

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On Tuesday morning, May 21, 2019, the Bishop of Corfu, Paxoi and Diapontian Islands, Mr. Nektarios, did the Glorification Service on the Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece in 1864 at the Holy Church of Saint Spyridon the Wonderworker.

In the Glorification Service there were “present” the political and military leadership of the island.

Then, the panegyrical speech of the day was read at the Ionian Parliament Building by Mr. Anastasios Ioannis Metaxas, member of the European Scientists’ Academy on the following subject: “The European Legalisation of a unifying fight”

Then a memorial ceremony and deposition of wreaths took place at the Monument of the Union of the Ionian Islands.

Then the established march took place.

Lastly, in Corfu, on the occasion of 155 years since the Union, the Team of Air  Demonstrations F-16 “Zeus” was present. F-16C Block 52+ was used.

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