Category Archives: tradition

Service of Lamentation

will take place on Panagia island tomorrow, a boat will leave from Gaios waterfront around 4pm. Easter celebrations are a week behind the UK this year, it’s a beautiful time of year on the island and lovely to see familiar … Continue reading

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the 25th March

is a double celebration in Greece, a historical and religious one. Historically it marks the Independence of Greece, the war that began in 1821 was over in 1832 when Greece gained it’s independence, up until then it was under Ottoman … Continue reading

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Traditional dancing

will be taking place tomorrow evening in the square in Lakka from 9pm.

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Summer concert

The children’s choir will be performing a concert of traditional songs in the court yard behind the museum in Gaios tomorrow evening, Thursday 30th June from 9pm. The entrance fee is €5

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Pascha, meaning passover

is the word used to describe Easter in the Orthodox calendar and is being celebrated here this week, with Easter Sunday falling on Sunday 1st May. The date you celebrate Easter on depends entirely on the calendar your religious affiliation … Continue reading

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