Vasilis Karras: His daughter's moving post shortly after his death

Vasilis Karras

Without words, but with only a photo, the daughter of Vasilis Karras, Irini, created many emotions on Facebook.

Irini Kesoglidou shared, a few hours after the death of Vasilis Karras, a photo of them. This is a snapshot from her wedding day, of her in her arms in her wedding dress, looking into his eyes.

Her post on Facebook was filled with hundreds of comments from her acquaintances, who wrote, among others: "You had a great father, and you will always be very proud."

Vasilis Karras died on Sunday afternoon, Christmas Eve. Recently, he had been fighting cancer, and in the last few days, he was diagnosed with coronavirus and was hospitalised.

His funeral will take place in his hometown, Kokkinohori Kavala, which was also his last wish.

The funeral of Vasilis Karras will take place in his hometown, Kokkinohori Kavala, which was also his last wish. On Tuesday, December 26, at 9 a.m., the Viewing will take place at the Holy Church of God of Wisdom until one in the afternoon.

The funeral service take place on Wednesday at noon in his hometown, Kokkinochori, where he will be buried.

The family wishes that people donate to the “Flame” Association of Parents of Children with Neoplastic Diseases instead of bringing wreaths.

The post on the official page of the Vasilis Karras Friends Association

“End of an era… The curtain fell on the greatest Greek folk singer of our time! Tonight, on the evening of December 24, 2024, Christmas Eve, our beloved Vasilis Karras left us forever.

“From today, the artist we all adored will be in the company of other greats, with Stratos, Stelios, Rita, Nikos Papazoglou, Dimitris Mitropanos… even Pantelis!

“The loss of Vassilis is great and irreparable, but we must find a way to overcome the shock and support his family! Vasilis Karras was more than a good singer, he was a great person who helped many people inside and outside of work..!

“He was giving and generous at work and life to his partners and the common people.

“Vasilis never sought self-promotion; he never put himself above colleagues, old and young. He was one of the artists who not only did not keep the world at a distance but sought contact with it.

“That is why, at his own urging, he was born and grew one of the biggest fan clubs in Greece, if not the biggest and its door and arms were always open!!! We used to spend the night in the dressing room, and when he saw us, he would say hello to my children!!!

“His embrace was equally open to new and old colleagues; it is no coincidence that he built strong friendships in the field!!!

“In the last year and a half, he fought a strong but uneven battle with cancer. He fought it very bravely, being fully aware of his condition from the first moment! Vassilis Karras may be gone, but he’s still here…! It will always be here!!!

“Through his songs and the memories we built all these years! We made the best trips with him and will always make them with him! We are proud and honoured that he gave us the right to meet and represent him!

“We make a sacred promise to continue to present the artistic work and the legacy he left us so that the next generations will get to know him through our experiences!!! Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones!

“His remains will be placed in a public pilgrimage on Tuesday, 26/12, at the Holy Church of Agia Sophia in Thessaloniki from 09:00 to 1:00 pm.

“The burial will take place in his hometown, Kokkinohori Kavala, on Wednesday, 27/12, at noon with the anti-wreath family to support the Floga Children’s Association.

“GOOD REST AND GOOD REWARD MASTERS…”

READ MORE: Heartbreak Over Post Honoring the Late Vasilis Karras by Pantelis Pantelidis’ Mother.

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