Dimitris Vlaikos

Dimitris Vlaikos is a Greek portrait photographer whose work has been awarded an...

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Evzones The Greek Presidential Guard in Acropolis

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Almost 150 years in existence, the elite Evzones unit, as Greece’s Presidential Guard is known, is much more than just a tourist spectacle.Sunday morning at the Acropolis and the sun is just starting to make an appearance. As much of the city slumbers, a Presidential Guard unit marches up the sacred rock to raise the flag, a mystical, 20-minute ceremony encompassing the nation’s history, collective memory, traditions and symbols. A story for Greece is written by Maria Korachai. Read more of the story