Saturday , July 11 2020

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Environmental Organisations are calling for a withdrawral of the new “MODERNISATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION”

The conservative government and the opposition clashed in Parliament yesterday, Tuesday 05/5, over a contentious bill introduced by the Environment Ministry that seeks to modernize the country’s environmental legislation. The government has said that the bill, which went under public consultation for 13 days, is designed to solve chronic environmental …

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Advice for TUI customers

Tour Operator TUI have contacted us after we ran a post about their plans for the future in light of Covid 19. They have advised us of a comprehensive area on their website, that has been set up for customers who have questions relating to the current situation with Covid …

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Animals returning, Zakynthos Port.

In the beginning of lockdown, I, like so many others spent more hours during each day on the internet. My attention glued to graphs of how our country was doing compared to others. Maps of infection hot spots, photos of masked travellers. It was scary and is still, not knowing …

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Ten photos, ten years

When we were looking at our ten year celebrations, we wanted to post ten great photos contributed by members. Some photos that showed a different side of Zakynthos, that people would just love seeing. This proved extremely hard as there are literally thousands of fantastic images in the group. Finally …

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Zakynthos stories 2010 to 2020

To help celebrate the last ten years of the Zakynthos Informer we thought we would report on some memorable stories from 2010 to 2020. The problem we found however, is that there have been so many and it’s really hard to know that to choose! To try and narrow it …

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The history of Zakynthos Informer and its Admin team

This month Zakynthos Informer is Ten Years Old! Started by Bobby Gee on 01 May 2010, a dedicated team of admins have worked hard to grow the Informer into what it is today. Over that time it has transformed from merely a Facebook group, to a company that now serves …

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Zakynthian “Kefi” cheer! (Video)

During the coronavirus restrictions a number of groups have come together to entertain. This particular group is no newcommer to Zakynthians. It is the cultural group of Sarakinatho along with a few friends that are also well knon here in Zakynthos. The cultural group is well known for their traditional …

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Good Friday blues

Zakynthos is usually full of religious events today. Having to deal with COVID-19 has changed that this year. However, Zakynthians are true to their customs and nothing is going to stop them. We may not be out in the streets parading today to honour Christ the way he deserves and …

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Good Friday

Holy Friday in Greece is one of the most Holiest days of the year, known as Megali Paraskevi. T he Vespers of Good Friday are sung and the Apocalypse of the Crucified takes place.           Zakynthos has its own unique way of celebrating this day. Centuries-old …

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