Greek Fire 15. Tsiknopempti, the start of Greek Carnival
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Today is Tsiknopémpti! In an ordinary year, large groups of family and friends would be gathering around a groaning table, with laughter, ribald jokes, music and dance to kick off the season of Apókries – Greek Carnival. This year, of course, because of the pandemic, we are not permitted to meet in groups or to travel outside our own local town, so there won't be any of the usual celebrations. Once again, we must savour our memories and kindle our imaginations – and our hope that next year we will be together again.
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