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Greeks celebrate Blessing the Waters and Epiphany 2020

Greek Orthodox Christians plunged into icy cold waters on Monday and sought the Holy Cross in the sea, in lakes and rivers as Greeks marked the religious feast of Epiphany on January 6. On this day, Theophany or Fota (Lights) Greeks commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan …

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Epiphany 2018 winner: Granny walks into the sea, fully dressed, to catch the Cross (video)

Hundreds of Greeks had to jump into the January cold waters on Epiphany Day to catch the Holy Cross. A granny in Dilesi, near Chalkida Attica, did not bother at all to exposed herself to the chilly weather. Dressed with her warm coat, holding her bag, wearing her shoes and …

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Stylida Mayor: “Vote Only Those Candidates With Working Experience”

 Short before the ballot boxes open, mayor of Stylida, gave some advice to voters. “Read all candidates’ CVs and vote only for those who can prove they have working experience,” Apostolos Gkletsos told Lamia Report. Greek voters mark a cross next to the name of the candidate or candidates they prefer on …

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