Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the election, but around 7 percent of voters cast ballots for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.
Greek voters ensured that the charismatic leftist will remain the country’s dominant political figure despite caving to European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
The rally, held in historic Syntagma Square, was literally painted red with SYRIZA flags and shirts, albeit not as many as January's final rally or the 'No' rally prior to July's referendum.
UK socialists need to wait for Labour to come to power and become even more hated – then they can pounce.
Syriza's electoral victory was greeted with dancing and crying, joy and despair.
We asked four people living on the outskirts of society if they believe that Greece's new left-wing government can show them better days.
And we were there to photograph it.