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Parade and celebrations for Thessaloniki patron to be held as usual

The parade on Oxi Day, October 28 in Thessaloniki and the celebrations for the patron of the city, Agios Dimitrios will ne held as usually, Interior Minister, Makis Voridis, told state broadcaster ERT on Monday. He added that the parade will take place in the presence of all citizens, not …

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28th October 2011- The Alternative OXI-Day Parade

Every year, on October 28th the Greeks celebrate with parades the anniversary of  heroic “Oxi”-Day, the day when the then prime minister of Greece said “NO” to Italy’s ultimatum asking the surrender of Greece to the forces of the Axis. That was on October 28th, 1940. Parades are usually performed by school students on October …

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