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The Twelve Books of Christmas Day 12 “Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels

Welcome to Day Twelve of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s book is Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels Book Description Athos and I stood together on deck and looked across the water at the bright city. From this distance no one would guess the turmoil that had …

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Zakynthos….. The little drummer boy of Zakynthos (song video)

As we said Christmas with a difference in Zakynthos…. Gifts we bring of love, music and song. An idea from Zakynthian, Nikos Tranakas brings truly the Zakynthian spirit within a video he created. On his social media page Nikos writes:- I had an idea, influenced by this particular song and …

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The Twelve Books of Christmas Day 11 “Margaritas Olive Press” by Rodney Sheilds

Welcome to Day Eleven of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s book is Margaritas Olive Press by Rodney Sheilds Book Description An enchanting true story of one man’s 20 year odyssey on the beautiful Greek island of Zakynthos. Dennis Potter was the first to enjoy early tales …

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Zakynthos:- Zakynthian Christmas Eve melodies…. to your home!

Due to coronavirus restrictions this Christmas will certainly be different for everyone. Perhaps this year the sense of hope will be in the hearts of all, more than ever than before. It will be a time to reflect on the importance of our well being and what makes us be …

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The Twelve Books of Christmas Day 9 “Miracle at Zakynthos” by Deno Seder

Welcome to Day Nine of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s book is Miracle at Zakynthos by Deno Seder Book Description Nearly ninety percent of Greek Jews perished during the Holocaust. Most were killed at Auschwitz/Birkenau. But on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, the entire Greek Jewish …

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Greece:- Churches at Christmas open with restrictions

The decision for New Year’s Eve and the churches Gathering of up to 9 people from 2 families in houses for the Christmas – New Year and 3 Divine services with a maximum number of believers 25 in churches and 50 in metropolises, is defined by the government’s decision published …

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“Christmas Star” 2020 A unique phenomena, Monday 21st December

Will we see the star of Bethlehem on December 21? On Monday, December 21, the shortest day of the year, when the sun will set a few minutes after 5, whoever looks up at the sky will see a bright star. For about two and a half hours and since …

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The Twelve Books of Christmas Day 8 “Among the Olive Groves” by Chrissie Parker

Welcome to Day Eight of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s books are Among the Olive Groves and An Ionian Dream Wedding by Chrissie Parker Among the Olive Groves Book Description Elena Petrakis adores living on the Greek island of Zakynthos. When World War Two looms her …

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Christmas in Zakynthos:- Keri, and Agala, Katastari, Agios Kirikas, Lithakia & Zakynthos Town

In these difficult times its great to see that the spirit of Christmas is still alive. The the cultural association of Keri “Ampelos” and the community of Keri with the photo below send their wishes tried to give a light of joy to the hearts of all of us! We …

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