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Oxi Day, the “Day of No,” is an important part of Greek history that is celebrated each year on October 28th. It marks the day when General Metaxas said “no” (oxi) to an ultimatum given by Mussolini during World War II.

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Orthodox Easter Traditions

Orthodox Christians in Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and other countries around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter or Pascha. Church services, decorating eggs, playing games, and eating traditional foods are typical parts of the celebration. The Date The Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar for determining Easter (compared to Western churches using the Gregorian calendar), which usually results in Orthodox Easter falling…

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