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Joy in The Time of Coronavirus: Greece Divided Over Carnival Ban

2020 will certainly be a year to remember Greece's Carnival festivities, and the reason is that, for the first time in many decades, the country will not hold any Carnival festivities whatsoever. Well, at least, not any officially organized festivities. Thursday's...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Local Communities React to Carnival Cancellation

Local communities in Greece have reacted negatively to the government's decision to cancel all Carnival festivities in the country between February 29 and March 2 in order to limit the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus in the country. Greece's largest...

Patra's 2020 Carnival Kicks off With Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the famous Carnival of the city of Patras took place on Saturday, January 18 in Greece's third-largest city. Patras' Carnival is the largest of its kind in Greece and one of the largest and most spectacular...

Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne Hosted Successful “Glenti”

Thousands of Greek-Australians have answered the call of the Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne last Sunday and attended the grandiose festivities hosted on Atherton Road, the main street on Eaton Mall square, on the occasion of the Oxi Day celebrations. The...