PATRAS CARNIVAL, SATURDAY 25 February 2023 (MARILIA VASILAKOPOULOU / EUROKINISSI)
PATRAS – The city of Patras is moving in high carnival rhythms after three years of ‘absence’ due to the measures against of the spread of COVID-19. Τhousands of locals and visitors are enjoying the carnival and its events that will conclude on Sunday with the two major parades and the closing ceremony.
The first major parade will start at on Saturday at 18:00 with the participation of the crew members of the 139 vehicles that will take part in the Carnival and the second parade, with the vehicles of the carnival that were constructed by the artists of the Carnival’s workshop of the municipality of Patras, will start on Sunday after 14:00.
The event, which gathers thousands of revellers from around Greece, will end on February 26 with a huge fireworks display on the Aghios Nikolaos Quay.
ATHENS - With flights already filling and tour packages brimming over, Greece is readying for a banner year with reports that besides the big markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy that Austrians are lining up to come.
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