Carnival of Patras
Patra Carnival Parades Return After Three-Year Ban
The Patras Carnival Parade returns on the weekend February 25-26, after a three-year ban to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Greek Carnival and Clean Monday Traditions
The Carnival season, or "Apokries" in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country are going to celebrate the last days of freedom before the Greek Orthodox 40-day Lent...
Greek Carnival: A Time for Fun
The various carnival traditions and customs around Greece are an excellent opportunity to visit towns and places you would otherwise pass by. This is a time of joy and exhilaration, where masqueraders of all ages make fun of their...
Greek Political Scene Inspires Impressive Chariots in Patras Carnival
The chariots of the Carnival of Patras are one of the major and most creative aspects of the big festival organized throughout the year. Full of satiric sentiment, high quality standards and precise craft making, the Carnival chariots combine the...