Due to the coronavirus crisis this year for the first time the military parades will not take place.
Instead, as the leadership of the country will lay the wreath 4 Air Force Mirage 2000/-5 Mk2 fighter jets and 6 Army and Navy helicopters will fly over Syntagma Square.
At 11:30 in Observation Post 1 in Kastanies, Evros, with the guard presented arms to the flag under the sound of the Greek National Anthem, while at the same time a pair of Greek F-16s flew over Alexandroupolis, Kavala, Lemnos, Lesvos and Chios.
At the same time pairs of F-16 flew overs over:
– Thessaloniki, Kastoria, Ioannina, Corfu, Preveza, Aktio, Mesolongi,
– Chania, Kos, Rhodes, Kastelorizo, Karpathos, Kaso, Agios Nikolaos, Heraklion, Rethymnon,
– Patras, Tripoli, Sparta, Kalamata, Gythio, Tower, Araxos,
– Larissa, Volos, Skyros, Samos, Psara, Kalymnos and Patmos.