View Tsiknopempti – Not your average Thursday – 4th March 2021

Tsiknopempti – Not your average Thursday – 4th March 2021

On the 4th March 2021, Greeks all over the world get together to celebrate Tsiknopempti – Smokey Thursday. Being the Greek version of Mardi Gras, it is part of Apokries – the three weeks of Greek Carnival. It is the climax of the second week of Carnival, Kreatini (meat week), marking the last big week of feasting on…

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View Celebrate Greek Mardi Gras – Thursday 20th February

Celebrate Greek Mardi Gras – Thursday 20th February

Join us at Hungry Donkey to celebrate Tsiknopempti, where meat is king, and you can enjoy delicious grilled meat platters in a carnival atmosphere! Tsiknopempti, meaning “smokey Thursday”, is part of the traditional Greek Carnival celebrations, marking the last meat feast before Greek Lent begins. This particular Thursday of each year provides the high point…

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