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Happy Tsiknopempti

February 16th, 2012 No comments

The Greek custom of Tsiknopempti (loosely translatable as “Barbecue Thursday”), involves the massive consumption of charred meat in the evening of Thursday, ten days before the beginning of the Great Lent (the Orthodox stop eating meat a week before Lent starts).

Happy Tsiknopempti

Picture taken in Anexartisias Street, Limassol, Cyprus.
Read more about “Fat Thursday“.