Assumption Day 15th August


Assumption Day is a Greek Orthodox Religious observation, which because it is of such significant importance to the Greeks, is also a National Bank Holiday allowing them to travel to be with family at this important occasion.



The Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on August 15. This is a joyful celebration because it commemorates Mary's reunion with Jesus in heaven. This event is known as the Assumption or Dormition of the Virgin Mary.

15th August 2015 Hydra Greece

Posted by Kelsey J Edwards on Friday, 14 August 2015
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