Evzones

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The Evzones are an elite ceremonial unit of the Hellenic (Greek) Army.  Their primary duty is to stand guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in front of Parliament.  The regular changing of the guard occurs every hour, with a more elaborate and ceremonial changing of the guard occurring Sundays at 11 AM.  The guards on duty must stand perfectly still for two twenty minute intervals during their hour of duty, but between these stationary times they perform very intricate and stylized movements as they change positions.

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