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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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Zakynthos celebrates her Patron Saint, Agios Dionysios.

The events for Saint Dionysios behind closed doors.   The festive events for our patron saint of the island of Zakynthos, Agios Dionysios, will be held behind closed doors this year due to coronavirus restrictions. A sad thought considering that this time of year Zakynthians would flood our church to …

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Zakynthos…. Saint Nicholaos,Christmas celebrations start.

We know him here, in Zakynthos, as Agios Nikolaos. (Saint Nicholas). For many Zakynthians, St. Nicholas day which is celebrated on the 6th December, would probably be the start of Christmas celebrations. As for the Islander’s fishermen, it was on this day that most had their ships decorated in commemoration …

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Zakynthos:- Headlines in Main News as a top tourist destination. (VIDEO)

Our island has been shown all over Greece the last few hours, since a TV crew was here yesterday and the day before headed by  journalist Mr. George Grigoriadis. Today, in the main news bulletin of Alpha Tv, a 3-minute report on our island was shown. The video talks about …

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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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Photos of the Procession of St Dionysios

As most of our members know, this weekend Zakynthos celebrates the Patron Saint of Zakynthos, St Dionysios. Every year on the 24 August St Dionysios’ remains are taken from the main church in Zakynthos Town and processed through the town. It’s very important and traditional time of year and a …

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Museums of Greek life, Folklore and the Natural World

For a small island, Zakynthos has a wealth of interesting and important museums that aim to highlight and educate visitors with the historical, traditional and environmental sides of the island. There’s something for everyone and whether you’re interested in learning more for educational purposes, or just wanting to delve further …

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Zakynthos Life

Zakynthian life is varied and plentiful, and many love it whether they’re local or a visitor. Day-to-day The day-to-day way of life in Zakynthos would be classed as relaxed during the winter months. During the summer months, whether Zakynthians are involved in agriculture or tourism, Zakynthians work very hard and …

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Island Tradition

Traditions are part of the Zakynthian way of life; they have been passed down from generation to generation and are still today kept alive. Nearly every religious celebration is tied into tradition and Zakynthians take their traditions seriously. At most religious ceremonies you will be able to take photographs, it …

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