With all splendor and formality, the Municipality of Paralimni honored today the National Anniversary of March 25, 1821.
At 9:30 the Solemn Divine Doxology was performed at the Metropolitan Church of Agios Georgios Paralimni, officiated by the Most Venerable Metropolitan Constantia-Famagusta Vassilios.
The Government was represented by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Giannis Karousos.
The solemnity of the day was announced by the Chairman of the Educational Service Committee, Panagiotis Antoniou.
A trishagio followed and the laying of wreaths at the Monument of Heroes.
At 11:00 p.m. The student and military provincial parade of Famagusta took place along the 1st of April avenue with the participation of the banners of the Municipalities and Communities of the province of Famagusta, drawers and reserve members of the National Guard, public and private primary, secondary and technical schools, guides, catechism meetings as well as the Symphony Band "Harmony" of the Municipality of Paralimni.
The greeting was received by the Most Venerable Metropolitan of Constantia-Famagusta, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, the Mayor of Paralimni, MPs, the Mayors of Ayia Napa and Sotiras, the Commune Mayors of Frenaros and Acheritos, members of the Municipalities President of the Paralimni School Ephorate, the Military Commander of the 7th Motorized Infantry Brigade, the Famagusta Police Director, the Chief of the Famagusta Fire Station, the President of the Cyprus Education Service Committee and the President of the Cyprus
Paralimni High School coordinated and organized the parade. The speaker was Artemis Riala, Philologist of Paralimni High School.
The parade was attended by the Symphony Band "Harmony" of the Municipality of Paralimni, the banners of the Municipalities of Paralimni, Famagusta, Akanthos, Deryneia, Ayia Napa and Sotiras and the Community of Agios Georgios Acheritos - Vrysolimos, the occupied schools of G , the Lyceum of Paralimni, the Technical and Vocational School of Education and Training of Paralimni, the Gymnasium-Lyceum of Peace and Freedom of Deryneia-Sotiras, the Private School Xenion High School, the 291st Primary School of Paralimni, the Private Junior School Neon Paralimni, the Cultural Workshop "Para ti Limni" of the Municipality of Paralimni, the Choir "Melizona" of the Municipality of Paralimni, the Nautical Club "KONSTANTIAS", the 21st System of Paralimni Air Scouts, the 112st System , Catholic Church of Agios Dimitrios, Catholic Church of the Savior, of the Municipality of Ayia Napa and of the Church of Panagia Ayia Napa, of the Cultural Group "Fotiakos" Frenaros, and of the 7th Deryneia Scout System as well as the military units, consisting of the XNUMXth Motorized Infantry Brigade, the Pancyprian Association of Cypriots and the Reserve Corps.
It was preceded at 6 in the morning by the 291st Air Scout System, the 21st Naval Scout System, the Catechism of St. George, the Catechism of St. Barbara and the Catechism of St. Demetrius. At 7 a flag was raised with the Symphony Band "Harmony" of the Municipality of Paralimni. The Municipality of Paralimni was represented by the member of the Municipal Council and Chairman of the Tourism and Beaches Committee, Loizos Loizou.
The celebrations started on Wednesday, March 24 with Candlelight from the 291st Air Scout System, the 21st Marine Scout System, the Catechism of St. George, the Catechism of St. Barbara and the Catechism of St. Demetrius. Followed at 7:30 p.m. the Pandemic Celebration of National Anniversaries in the Event Hall of Paralimni City Hall. The artistic program was organized by Paralimni High School. Mayor Theodoros Pyrillis delivered a greeting on behalf of the Municipality of Paralimni.