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Zakynthos:- 21st of May a special celebration

A special day for us Zakynthians not only are we celebration St. Helen and St. Constantinos but it is also the official day for us to celebrate our independence. History. In October 1798, the Turkish fleet occupied Zakynthos. On March 21, 1800, a treaty between Turkey and Russia was signed. …

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Holy Saturday: The store hours and more…

Holy Saturday today with measures for the coronavirus and a traffic ban from 22:00 at night. As for the opening hours of the stores, as early as 7, on Holy Saturday, supermarkets have the opportunity to open and stay open until 7 in the afternoon. The rest of the retailer …

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March 25th Greece celebrates and the whole world with her…200 years of independence (Video)

25th of March – The Annunciation and the Independence day of Greece. The 25th of March has a special meaning to all Greeks. It is a double celebration. As Orthodox Christians we celebrate the Annunciation (Ευαγγελισμός της Θεοτόκου), and also our Independence day. Independence Day.  Η Μέρα της Ανεξαρτησίας After …

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Zakynthos:- OXI day celebrations without parades.

The celebration of October 28 without parades • The Doxology service, memorial prayer and laying of wreaths with a limited number of people. This year, the events for the celebration of the 28th of October are adapted to the extraordinary conditions imposed by the observance of the sanitary provisions for …

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Zakynthian Traditions:- The fires of Saint John.

Today in the villages of Gaitani and Lagadakia, a century’s old tradition will take place. It is the fires in celebration of Saint John. Traditions of old. The celebration in years gone by would see Zakynthians gathered together after a long time of farming duties with their “bundles” of chickpeas, …

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Easter Celebrations start tonight!

Greeks are celebrtating Easter today, well at least the ressurection. Due to covid-19 restrictions many were unable to go to the church and celebrate. Notice from Archdiocese. With a circular of the Archdiocese which was sent to monasteries and churches, today the Resurrection will be celebrated, which due to the …

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Thursday 21st May, a day of celebration

Thursday, 21st of May. A special day for us Zakynthians not only are we celebrating St. Helen and St. Konstantinos but it is also the official day for us to celebrate our independence. History. In October 1798, the Turkish fleet occupied Zakynthos. On March 21, 1800, a treaty between Turkey …

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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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The first Hairetismous (Greetings)

This evening around Zakynthos, the first Hairetismous as we say in Zakynthos, began. Known as the A’ Hairetismous, which is the first part of an akathist ( in Greek, akathistos meaning not sitting). It is a hymn dedicated to a saint, holy event, or one of the persons of the …

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Greece 2021. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson celebrating with us!

The couple are seen in the video below talking about our great country. they are promoting the 200th anniversary of the Revelution. The purpose of “Greece 2021”. The purpose of the Commission “Greece 2021”, in addition to planning the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Revolution, is to organize …

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