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28 October or Οχι Day 2019

October 28th is a national holiday in Greece. It is the day that commemorates the rejection by Greek Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940. This day is known by Greeks around the world as ‘Oxi Day‘ (No Day). The day is celebrated not only in Greece but also in Cyprus and in Greek communities around the world. On 28 October, festivities and…

Greek Carnival

2019 Greek Carnival Dates
Triodion: Sunday, February 17th
Tsiknopempti: February 28th
Tsiknopempti Weekend: Friday, March 1st – Sunday, March 3rd
Cheesefare Thursday: March 7th
Main Carnival Weekend:  Friday, March 8th-Sunday March 10th
Clean Monday: March 11th
Preparing for Lent
Greek Carnival or Apokries is…

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