The anniversary of the liberation of Kastoria

The anniversary of the liberation of Kastoria from the Ottomans was marked back in the year of 1912, and nowadays is celebrated once a year, on the 11th of November, with a series of celebrations taking place around the city.

Right after the church service at Agios Minas, the patron Saint of Kastoria, students and militaries parade in the city, people partake in torch relay tours or choirs, as well as a number of other events being organized by the local authorities and various cultural associations, add to commemoration of this momentous day.