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Carnival climaxes in Greece February 18, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Greek Culture.
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Events marking the last weekend of Carnival before the start of Lent will culminate around Greece over the weekend, with the biggest celebrations scheduled in the western port city of Patras. The Carnival is being held in mostly rainy and windy weather throughout the country.

The Carnival in Xanthi constitutes one of the biggest celebrations throughout northern Greece.

The Patras Carnival comes a year after the city assumed the cultural capital of Europe series of events.

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