Military parades

Fighter jets to do practice run Monday ahead of March 25 parade

Hellenic Air Force fighter jets and helicopters are to fly over the capital at 11.45 on Monday as a practice run ahead of the traditional military parade on March 25 national holiday.

The annual parade marks the anniversary of Greek independence from Ottoman rule.

The practice run is expected to last just a few minutes.



The Military Parade for the Celebration of the Bulgarian Army

On the occasion of the Day of Courage and celebration of the Bulgarian Army in Sofia are organized a number of celebrations. The May 6th commemoration will begin with a blessings of battle flags and banners before the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, and then continue with the traditional military parade.

Military parade for National Day to be held the Arch of Triumph

Approximately 3,500 troops and specialists from the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Interior and the Romanian Intelligence Service are going to participate on December 1, alongside troops from several allied or partner countries, in the military parade organized in celebration of Romania's National Day, at the Triumph Arch Square, the Ministry of National Defence (MApN) announced

School parade for “Ochi Day” celebrations to take place in Thessaloniki

“Ochi Day”, the Greek National Holiday commemorating dictator Ioannis Metaxas’s rejecting the Italian ultimatum for a right of passage through Greece on October 28, 1940, is typically celebrated with student parades throughout Greece, as well as military parades.

Beautiful Russian soldiers march in Victory Day parade (video)

Russia celebrated its 72nd Victory Day in commemoration of the defeat of the invading Nazi forces in the second world war on May 9, with its annual military parade in Moscow’s Red Square. Before Russian President Vladimir Putin, tens of thousands of military personnel marched in unison, while some of the latest high tech army hardware were put on display.