Wednesday , December 2 2020

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8th of November XRONIA POLLA! Just what are we celebrating?

Today’s “Yiorti” is  a special one, we are celebrating and honouring our Archangels. The Synaxis of the Chief of the Heavenly Hosts, Archangel Michael and Gabriel and the Other Heavenly Bodiless Powers: Archangels Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Selaphiel, Jehudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel. Of the Brigadier, two of them, Michael and Gabriel …

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Our Herioic Firefighing Pilots

Our Herioic Firefighing Pilots. As we all know in Zakynthos we have a lot of forests fires every summer. The responsibility of controlling and putting these out falls to our wonderful fire department, who are assisted by the amazing fire plane and fire helicopter pilots. I was fortunate to meet …

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A Zakynthian September ballad. (Music Video)

A beautiful poem written by Zakynthian Dionysia Mousoura, has now become a song. The melody created by talented John Pantakis combined with the well known soprano singer, Zakynthian; Andriana Lykouresi gives the added emotions of a true Zakynthian ballad. The song talks about love and abandonment, for those who had …

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World Mental Health Day, drawing competition.

Zakynthos Informer in co-operation with the private English school “English Studies” in Ambelokipi, and the British Vice Consulate are trying to raise awareness of mental health. World Mental Health day will be on Saturday 10th October, 2020 this year and our aim is to get teachers to talk to children …

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Medicane leaves trail of damage behind. No lives lost.

Zaknthos Informer team would like to thank ALL for the messages received. We are all safe!  That is the main thing after a rare and dangerous phenomena such as Medicane Cassilda. The hours between 03.00a.m and 09.00 a.m yesterday morning were the most horrific. Winds blowing at 12beaufort made it …

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Our Covid stories

Two members of our admin team have recently been affected by Covid, in different ways. Due to some extremely negative events and comments of late, they have chosen to share their stories, to try and explain Covid from their personal perspectives. Thank you to both Chrissie and Louise as we …

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Zakynthos and covid-19

Zakynthos and covid-19   Let’s get the facts straight about our Island. As most of us know it is again under attack by the majority of the British Press! Titles like “Party Island” and “Covid hotspot” have been used to gain attention of possible readers. Just how much is Zakynthos …

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Zakynthos:- Tourists become volunteers in cleaning up after youth party on Lagana beach

As bars and restaurants closed across the island, residents had to deal with another problem. Tourists verging along the beachfront of Lagana bay. A bay that is home to the National Marine Park and a safe haven to the vulnerable sea turtle known as ‘Caretta Caretta’. Crowds had gathered down …

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ZANTE VIP BOATS- ALYKES…. A voyage into paradise. (Videos and Sound Cloud interviews).

Zante VIPboats Alykes is based in Alykes and is operated by a new dynamic young and motivated team of professionals.   They offer numerous services! Apart from hiring their boats, they also offer spectacular trips around the Island. One of those trips includes the modern Instagram trip! Youtubers and social …

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Greece:- Still having trouble with your PLF forms?…. Examples are given to help you through each step.

The form is intended for the authorities to decide whether you should be tested for Covid-19 and so that the authorities can find you when you are in Greece , in case the test turns out to be positive. If someone else on the plane is tested positive, you may …

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