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Greece and Cyprus National Holiday – Ochi Day
Greek name: Epetios tou Ohi

Modern Greeks the world over celebrate with gusto this holiday for in October 1940 during World War 2, Greek General Ioannis Metaxas defiantly said "OCHI" ("NO” in Greek) to Italy’s request to enter Greece in the war against Russia, then Allied to the West.  Defiantly and reluctantly Greece was dragged into the war.

28th October 2018 @ 12:00 am


28th October 2018
12:00 am