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Apokries, Meatfare Sunday 1

Apokries, Meatfare Sunday

Today the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Apokries, Meatfare Sunday, which is the last day of meat consumption until Pascha. The Sunday of the Last Judgment or Meatfare Sunday is the third Sunday using the Lenten Triodion, the…

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‘Apokries’ Greece’s famous Carnival Season kicks off for 2020

‘Apokries,’ Greece’s famous Carnival season has kicked off for 2020! The three-week-long celebrations come before Greek Pascha and culminate on the weekend before ‘Kathara Deftera’ (Clean Monday), the first day of Lent,…

Apokries Festivities come to a climax today 3

Apokries Festivities come to a climax today

Events for this year’s Carnivale across Greece are coming to a climax today when the carnival season ends with plenty of dance, music and fireworks displays. Apokries is a time to celebrate…

Celebrations in Plaka to mark start of Apokries 6

Celebrations in Plaka to mark start of Apokries

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet to organise an event that is open to the public this Sunday, to mark the start of…

Celebrating Apokries: Costumes, music and dance 8

Celebrating Apokries: Costumes, music and dance

Events for this year’s Carnivale across Greece are coming to a climax this weekend, when the carnival season ends with plenty of dance, music and fireworks displays. Apokries is a time to…