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Fireman's Boots - Presentation

Today Friday, 9th March, at 11.00a.m, a presentation took place at the local Fire Department situated in Ambelokipi, Zakynthos. At the presentation 92 pairs of brand new boots were handed over to each member of the Zakynthos Fire Service, which also includes an extra twelve firemen who have been contracted to Zakynthos on a permanent three year programme. 805 more words


Zakynthos videos - YouTube!

We know that many of you love hearing about what is happening on the island, and you all especially enjoy seeing the wonderful pictures posted by the admin team and group members. 175 more words


Greek Name Days - February

As we welcome February we also welcome a new list of Greek name days. As mentioned in our January Greek Name Day post, we will be posting a list of all the names who will be celebrating each month. 524 more words



As we all know Zakynthos is very well known for its flowers, one that always attracted my attention this time of the year is what we call Manousakia (Narkissos daffodil). 574 more words


Greek Name Days - Xronia Polla!

There are many traditions in Greece, relating to festivals, food and culture. One of them is Greek Name Day.

In Greek Orthodox Tradition each day of the year is dedicated to a martyr or saint, renowned throughout the Greek Orthodox religion.  599 more words


Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Homer - Book XXII of The Odyssey

Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed both The Odyssey as well as Homer.  These materials should be reviewed for further information.  With respect to today’s reading, please see below. 117 more words

Thought For The Day

A Zakynthian in the most notorious weather conditions on a mountain far away!

Dimitrios Fragkogiannis, a young man on a mission and making Zakynthians proud of his achievement.

So, just where is this Zakynthian?

Kala Patthar, meaning ‘black rock’ in Nepali and Hindi, a notable  landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas above Gorakshep.   341 more words