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Tag: August 15

The Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15th. It is a day of celebrating Panagia, Mother of All. Καλό και ευλογημένο…

Dekapentavgoustos

August 15, Dekapentavgoustos

August 15 or Dekapentavgoustos is one of the most important dates in the Greek Orthodox Calendar, as the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is celebrated. It is a national and…

Turkish spy plane

Greek jets chase off Turkish spy planes

Defence sources revealed yesterday that on 15 August, Turkish spy planes violated Greek airspace but were soon chased out by fighter jets. According to the revelations published by Kathimerini, Turkey sent two…

Panagia

Greek world celebrates the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Greeks all over the world celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary today, which next to Easter, is the most sacred and most celebrated feast day of the Orthodox calendar. In countries…

The Dormition of the Theotokos 1

The Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15th. It is a day of celebrating Panagia, Mother of All. Καλό και…

Dekapendavgoustos, Celebrating Panagia 3

Dekapendavgoustos, Celebrating Panagia

August 15 or Dekapentavgoustos is one of the most important dates in the Greek Orthodox Calendar, as the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is celebrated. It is a national and…

Celebrating Dekapendavgousto in Greece 8

Celebrating Dekapendavgousto in Greece

A Panigiri is a centuries-old traditional and cultural festival organised during the summer months mainly in the villages of Greek islands and mainlands where the patron saint is celebrated. The Feast begins…

Greece and Turkey make baby steps towards easing tensions 13

Greece and Turkey make baby steps towards easing tensions

Greece’s Foreign Minster George Katrougalos, had a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu following their meeting in Brussels on Thursday, declaring their willingness to de-escalate tensions between the two…

Dekapentavgoustos in Greece 18

Dekapentavgoustos in Greece

If you are looking for the liveliest time to be in Greece, Dekapentavgoustos (August 15th) should definitely be on top of your list. Marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary — one of…

Assumption Day celebrations in Greece 19

Assumption Day celebrations in Greece

If you are looking for the liveliest time to be in Greece, Dekapentavgoustos (August 15th) should definitely be on top of your list. Marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary — one of…

"Summer Pascha"- Dekapentavgoustos in Greece 20

“Summer Pascha”- Dekapentavgoustos in Greece

Each year on August 15- otherwise known as ‘Dekapentavgoustos’- on the Greek Orthodox calendar, the ‘Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos’ is celebrated. It’s a national and religious holiday that marks…

Chania & Parga most desired destinations for Greek locals 22

Chania & Parga most desired destinations for Greek locals

Countdown to Greece’s beloved “Dekapedavgousto” 15th of August holiday period is definitely underway and hotel website Trivago has revealed the most popular destinations searched online by local Greek users. The searches were…

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