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Greece: The celebration of the epiphany

The celebration of the epiphany in Greece.Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise menís visit to baby Jesus; and Jesusí baptism.The priest during the celebration throws a cross into the water, several swimmers will dive to try to retrieve the cross, the winner will be blessed throughout the year. (Photo by George Vitsaras / Pacific Press)

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Epiphany Day celebrated in Pireas port
The celebration of the epiphany in Greece.Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise menís visit to baby Jesus; and Jesusí baptism.The priest during the celebration throws a cross into the water, several swimmers will dive to try to retrieve the cross, the winner will be blessed throughout the year. (Photo by George Vitsaras / Pacific Press)<br />
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- Copyright: CronosFoto/Pacific Press, 2017 -