Cultural events on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Rigas Fereos death will be held at the Neboisa Tower the scene of torture for Fereos and his comrades. The events will take place on June 26 organized by the Association of Greeks in Serbia in cooperation with the Serb-Greek Friendship Society.
The president of the Association of Greeks in Serbia stated in an interview with Belgrade's newspaper "Politika" that the events in memory of Rigas Fereos confirm the strong traditional ties that exist between the two peoples.
Rigas Fereos and 7 of his comrades were killed 200 years ago tomorrow. Fereos was the first one to materialize the idea to organize the Greeks, who were living under the Turkish yoke in a powerful national liberation movement inspired by the principles of the French Revolution.