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

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

On Monday morning, May 21, 2018, 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.

The President of the Greek Parliament, Mr. Nikos Voutsis, as well as the leader of the Opposition and President of New Democracy Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, were also present. The Government was represented by the Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights, Mr Stavros Kontonis.

Then, the day of the Day of the Ionian Parliament, by Dionysios Tzakis, Lecturer of the Department of History of the Ionian University, entitled “The Greek National Movement in the Ionian Islands” was published.

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.

 

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