Initiated by the Association Friends of Music Dionysios Solomos, the valuable assistance of DIEXODOS Center of Culture and Art and Liaros Group Friends of Historical Costumes and Weapons, an annual event in honor of Athanasios Razi- Kotsikas is jointly organized. Razi Kotsikas was the great leader of 500 men at the night of the Sortie and one of the pioneers of the city's defense who in fact died in the battlefield.
The event takes place in Diexodos, on Thursday before the big parade
on Palm Sunday. There, the founder of Diexodos, Mr. Nikos Kordosis, reverently hands the chariots of Athanasios Razi-Kotsika to Liaros Group Friends of Historical Costumes and Weapons.
After that with the accompaniments of the melodies of Dionysios Solomos Philharmonic, follows a procession to the Garden of Heroes that is then followed by a memorial service.