Tag: October 28

October 28 Oxi Day celebrations cancelled because of COVID-19 1

October 28 Oxi Day celebrations cancelled because of COVID-19

By decision of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, there will be no student and military parades on October 28 to celebrate Oxi Day, as announced by government spokesman Stelios Petsas. It is recalled…

Honouring the ANZACS on 'Oxi Day' 9

Honouring the ANZACS on ‘Oxi Day’

‘Oxi Day’ marks the beginning of Greek post-WWII migrants arriving in Australia and it also highlights the strong bond between the two countries as Anzac troops defended Greece during the war.  In…

Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, Agia Skepi 14

Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, Agia Skepi

On October 28 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary.  The feast-day of the Holy Protection of the…

Commemorating October 28, 'OXI Day' 23

Commemorating October 28, ‘OXI Day’

OXI Day on October 28, 1940, commemorates the anniversary when former military general and Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito…

Free entry to Acropolis Museum on National Day 25

Free entry to Acropolis Museum on National Day

The exhibition grounds of the Acropolis Museum will be open on October 28, with free admission. At the same time the restaurant will be open. Specifically, on the 28th of October, the…

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