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'Oxi Day' 2014

The 28th of October, a national holiday in Greece, is usually a wonderful excuse for long weekend travel. This year, however, I stayed in Athens and popped down from my aunt’s house to see the parade and celebrations in the suburb of Halandri. 345 more words

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OXI Day Program Recording

Watch our students celebrate OXI Day, which is celebrated throughout Greece, Cyprus, and the Greek communities around the world on October 28 each year. The program commemorates the rejection ( 170 more words

Events

OXI Day: The day that the Greeks said 'No!'

28th of October or, as known in Greece,  OXI day.

OXI day commemorates the anniversary when former Greek military general and Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas said ‘NO’ to Benito Mussolini. 705 more words

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Ohi/όχι Day. (Anniversary of the "No").

Stephen’s cousin informed us that October 28th in Greece is a national holiday called “Οχι day”.  The word “Οχι” (pronounced ō-hē) translates to “No”.  Today is the 74th anniversary commemorating former Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas’s refusal to Mussolini’s demands of invading specific areas of Greece in 1940. 270 more words

Oxi day in Athens

Today is a big national holiday in Greece.

Being in the centre of Athens for the parade was a pretty cool thing to be here for. 11 more words

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Oxi Day

Today is Oxi Day in Greece, which literally means ‘no’. It’s the day in 1940 that the Greek prime minister told Mussolini ‘no you cannot invade this country’. 274 more words

Indifferent Ignorance

October UStream Broadcasts: Coffee with Kristen and Oxi Day

We have two UStream broadcasts planned for October:

  • Coffee with Kristen: Wednesday, October 22 from 8:15 to 10 a.m.
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