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Street vendor arrested for “illegally” selling Clean Monday kites

Police in Agrinio arrested a street vendor on Monday for selling kites without a relevant license. The man faces a heavy fine for having set up his provisional make-shift stand to sell kites traditionally sold only once a year, from early morning on Clean Monday until early afternoon. The 50-year-old …

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“Kathari Deytera” – Tradition of Lagana, Sea Food and Kites

Kathari Deytera or Clean Monday marks the end of Carnival and the beginning of the Greek Christian Orthodox Lent – the 40 days fasting until Eastern. What is the best way to celebrate the beginning of Lent? With plenty of Food! Ha! And Kites!   Traditionally the tables are covered with …

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