Today it's kathari deftera ( Καθαρή Δεφτερα) which is the start of the lent for Easter
Greek Orthodox all over the world celebrates this day with lots of food drink and dancing.
This day will set out the lent which will start from tomorrow Tuesday right up to Easter with eating food that is not from a blooded animal such as all meat,fish, butter or eggs. Mainly eat grains fruit and vegetables. Oil is aloud until a week before then this will also be stopped and so confections can be made then holy communion on Easter Saturday and then the big feast on Easter Sunday!