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Palm Sunday 2

Palm Sunday marks of course the start of Easter celebration in Greece.

The Greek flag and the church flag, inspired by the Byzantine Empire symbols and emblems, are flying together, tied on the same rope.

Easter is the single religious feast most dramatically and gloriously celebrated in the context of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

The Divine Passion culminates in the Crucifixion, on Good Thursday, and is completed with the Epitaph and the funeral procession on Good Friday. During this week, in many Greek homes the ambiance is one of mourning and personal loss...

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Taken on April 16, 2008