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Is it safe to travel to Greece?

The first case of the virus entering Greece was on the 26th of February. Other cases entering our country were reported during that week coming from the Holy Lands. Greece stands today at 352 cases with COVID-19. 21 new cases today. 65 are hospitalised while 9 are intubated. There have …

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Pig Sunday…..

Tomorrow in Zakynthos, the day is not only known to Zakynthians as ‘The prodgial Son’ but most would call it Pig Sunday. The name is derived from the Byzantine era, when people would prepare their pigs for slaughter, as meat was allowed to be consumed before the stricter Lent period. …

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Υπαπαντή….Candlemas celebrations today!

History of Candlemas Near the end of the winter season, as ancient people looked forward to the planting season of spring, many different cultures found ways to celebrate this shift from the cold and dark days to a happier and more productive time of year. Hypapante (Ὑπαπαντή, “Meeting” in Greek). …

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