Patras Municipal Council Calls Emergency Meeting on Cancellation of Greek Carnivals


Mayor of Patras Konstantinos Peletidis. (Photo by Eurokinissi)

PATRAS - The municipal council of the city of Patras will hold an extraordinary meeting on Thursday at 17:30 after Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias' announced the cancellation of all carnival events in Greece to prevent the spread of COVID19.

The only issue on the agenda is the cancellation of the Patras Carnival.

The Carnival of Patras is the largest and most popular carnival in Greece, which draws thousands of visitors to the port city of Patras each year.