Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | ePaper

Revellers in Greece celebrate 'Ash Monday'

  • Print


Clean Monday, also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Monday of Lent or Green Monday, is the first day of Great Lent throughout Eastern Christianity and is a moveable feast, falling on the 7th Monday before Pascha. Revellers in Greece celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a flour war to mark the end of the carnival season. (top left pic) A reveller celebrates Ash Monday to mark the end of the carnival season. (top right pic). Revellers celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a flour war. (bottom left pic). Revellers celebrate Ash Monday to mark the end of the carnival season. (bottom right pic)

More News For this Category

Ushering Monsoon

Ushering Monsoon

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :eople from all walks of life celebrated Pahela Ashar, the arrival of Monsoon, amid festivities in the morning of June 15 at Bangla Academy. Young women

South Korea invites the elderly  to fill emptying rural schools

South Korea invites the elderly to fill emptying rural schools

.

Chawkbazar’s Iftar

Chawkbazar’s Iftar

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :ith the beginning of Ramzan, Chawkbazar in Old Dhaka becomes even busier than usual. The market bustles with shoppers from all localities while traders display a

WOW Dhaka Festival 2019

WOW Dhaka Festival 2019

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :he Women of the World (WOW) festival was held on the premises of Bangla Academy in the capital with a view to advancing the gender equality

Japanese woman fills a lonely  village with life-sized dolls

Japanese woman fills a lonely village with life-sized dolls

.

Sumon Kumar’s Rupomoy   Bangla at Alliance Francaise

Sumon Kumar’s Rupomoy Bangla at Alliance Francaise

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Nature remains engrossed in her constant and diverse playfulness with colours and forms, melody and rhythm, and light and shades. Getting amused by that playfulness, some

Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

.

Pahela Boishakh 1426 celebrated

Pahela Boishakh 1426 celebrated

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :The nation celebrated the Pahela Boishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1426 amid much enthusiasm and traditional festivity, on April 14. To mark the

Choice  Boishakhi fashion this year

Choice Boishakhi fashion this year

.

Enjoy the Meghalaya

Enjoy the Meghalaya

Priya Srivastava :rimming with some stunning natural wonders, some of the tourist places in Meghalaya are unique to the state and absolutely magical. Renowned as ‘abode of clouds,’ Meghalaya