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The free province of Famagusta celebrated the national anniversary of October 28, 1940

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Η ελεyθερη ε παρχiα Αμμοχoστου τiμησε την εθν ικor επΕτειο της 28ης Οκτωβρiου 1940

With eulogies and parades, the free province of Famagusta celebrated the national anniversary of October 28, 1940 again this year.

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In Paralimni, the celebrations started at 06:30 in the morning with a parade, while around 07:00 the flag was raised at the Municipal Hall by the Mayor Theodoros Pyrillis.

< p>The solemn eulogy was held at around 9.30 in the morning at the Metropolitan Church of Agios Georgios, headed by the Metropolitan Basil of Constantia and Famagusta. The government was represented by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Kostas Kadis, while the eulogy of the day was delivered by Kostas Koumis, a member of the Public Service Committee.

This was followed by a trisago and laying of wreaths at the Heroes' Monument in Agios Georgios Square, while around eleven o'clock the traditional provincial parade took place on April 1st Avenue.

Municipalities and Communities of the free province of Famagusta commemorated the national anniversary of October 28, 1940 with eulogies and laying of wreaths.

Source: cyprustimes.com

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