Greeks continue to party in balconies despite coronavirus isolation (video)

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Greeks continue to party in balconies despite coronavirus isolation (video)More and more people are trying to find ways to manage with the self-isolation

Greeks are renowned for their proclivity to partying. So, amid the coronavirus lockdown, it was always going to be difficult to completely suppress their innate urges to have fun and enjoy their lives, protothema.gr reports.

A group of people in an Athens neighborhood came up with a novel idea to comply with the mandatory curfew and party at the same time. The residents of an apartment building in Athens (possibly in Glyfada) started throwing the traditional napkins in the air from their balconies as a man was dancing on a car (hopefully his own), while music was blasting in the background.

Under the sounds of the song “Rixe sto Kormi Mou”, by Katerina Kouka, the partiers made the best of the quarantine in a mini party, which appears to be catching on around the country, as more and more people are trying to find ways to manage with the self-isolation. The video was posted on the Facebook page of Ilias Skanatovits.

Furthermore, 51 DJs in the Greek city of Katerini on Saturday took their laptops and sound systems onto their balconies and invited all their neighbors to come out on their own and join in a party to exorcize the coronavirus.

Under the slogans “Stay Home” and “We Party,” the 51 DJs, from the Pieria region in Macedonia, synchronized their music to play the same set and invited all the residents of Katerini to come out on their balconies and join the party.

The goal of the mass balcony part was to raise the spirit of people who live in fear of the coronavirus pandemic, to take their minds off the global tragedy.

The 40-minute set for the balcony party was even broadcast through local radio stations so that the music – and the message – reached as many people as possible. And based on social media accounts, the event was a great success.

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