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The Heartbreaking Prank Behind Patras’ Greek Carnival (video)

  A poor Greek woman's dire need to marry and her humiliation by callous neighbors has created a carnival custom which has lasted for over...

Patras Carnival Kicks off in a Riot of Sound and Colour

The Patras Carnival has kicked off in the port city on Greece's western coast, with people turning out in droves to attend the first...

Carnival in Patras Concludes With Memorable Closing Ceremony Events [video]

The tradition of carnival in Greece is perhaps best witnessed by attending the country's biggest celebration in Patras. The municipality of the port city of...

Patras Carnival Commences with Thousands Attending (video)

The 2017 Patras Carnival commenced on Saturday at Agios Georgios Square as fireworks lit the night sky and thousands of people celebrated until the...

Patras Carnival Kicks off with Main Parade

Over 30,000 carnival revelers are expected to participate in the main parade on Sunday which will close this year's Patras Carnival. The big parade...

Patras Carnival Kicks Off

Patras mayor Costas Peletidis declared on Saturday the official start of the Patras carnival. In Peletidis' address to the people he said that despite low...

Patras Carnival Kicks Off With a Message to Young Greeks

Patras Carnival 2015 kicked off this Saturday, January 17, but without the usual fireworks. The carnival is a large celebration taking place in Patras, Greece, and...

Patras Carnival Starts this Saturday

The mayor of Patras, Yiannis Dimaras , the president of community business “Patras Carnival” Konstantinos Trigos, the art director, Maria Kourampana and the director...

Patras Carnival Brings The Joy

The opening ceremony of the carnival will take place on Jan. 19, bringing some much-needed festivity during a crushing economic crisis that has dispirited...

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