Tag: OXI day

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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…

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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…

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Commemorating ‘Oxi Day’ October 28, 1940

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…

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Greece Public Holidays 2019

Greek City Times has compiled a list of National Public Holidays celebrated in Greece during 2019. Tuesday 1st January 2019: New Year’s Day (Πρωτοχρονιά) January 1 is one of the most important…

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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…

Acropolis Museum

Free entrance to Acropolis Museum on Sunday 28th of October

On the occasion marking the Greek National “OXI Day” Holiday on Sunday 28th of October 2018, the Acropolis Museum in Athens invites visitors to enjoy the permanent collections with masterpieces from the…

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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…