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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Cancels Anniversary Events Due to Pandemic

October 23, 2020

THESSALONIKI — Τhe Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in light of the new epidemiological data, on Friday decided to cancel all events scheduled for 26 and 27 October, when Thessaloniki celebrates its patron saint and the 108th anniversary of its liberation. The two holidays are followed by the October 28 national holiday, which usually also features a parade in Thessaloniki.

Specifically, the event for all three holidays at the university, programmed to be held on Monday in the University's hall of ceremonies at 18:30, in the presence of President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou, has been cancelled.

The event granting Sakellaropoulou an honorary doctorate from AUTH's School of Law, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, has been postponed until another date, as has an event dedicated to poet Dinos Christianopoulos, who passed away recently.

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