In this page you may soon see the details for the crew parties that participate in this year's carnival....
Safety Instructions for crews of carnival floats:
- - Make sure on every float there are 2 8 lt- powder fire extinguishers and 2 heavy woolen blankets or 2 fireproof blankets.
- - Fix at least 1 person responsible for the safety & monitoring of infants been part of a team or on a float.
- - Fix at least 2 persons that will not consume any alcohol and that will be able to deal with emergencies that may occur.
- - Don’t leave any member of your team that is not feeling good unattended.
- - Make sure you consume good quality of food and drinks.
- - The day of the Grand Parade make sure all the members of your team have had breakfast.
- - Don't forget to drink lots of water because big quantities of alcohol combined with tiredness can cause dehydration.
- - Check the weather forecast and make sure you're properly dressed.
- - Check thoroughly the vehicle that will tow your float (tires, breaks, fluids etc) and make sure the driver is rested and sober. Have a driver of replacement available.
- - Beware of any source of fire you may have on the float (ex. coal).
- - Beware of the cigarettes so that they don’t fall on the float or on the spectators (it is recommended to have 2 ashtrays filled with sand onboard).
- - Beware of empty glass bottles (it is recommended to put them in a bin and have them recycled).
- - Don’t use spray-foam. It is prohibited by law and it is very dangerous.
- - After the end of the Parade, take care of any team members that don’t feel well.
- - During the Grand Parade, you are kindly requested to facilitate the work of the Red Cross Volunteers and those who deal with safety matters during the Carnival.
Have a Safe Carnival!
- - The floats' materials are highly inflammable.
- - The costumes are made of synthetic cloth and are inflammable.
- - The excessive consumption of alcohol lowers the level of thinking, conscience, causes repression of central nervous system, vomiting and hypothermia.
- - Combining alcohol with medicines is very dangerous.
- - Food poisoning causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal ache.
Emergency Phone Numbers:
European Emergency: 112
Fire Brigade: 199
Coast Guard: 108
Poisoning Center: 210.7793777
Hellenic Red Cross / Volunteer Rescuers:
6981070700, 6974813851, 6937785288, 6977401767
A list of open pharmacies during the last weekend of the carnival.
29 IG. GAVRIIL ST. (Opposite the Mun. Garden)
2 KOUMOUNDOUROU ST. (Next to BARRIO - Mun. Garden)
60 MOATSOU ST.
8 MOATSOU ST. (Opposite the Post Office)
20 PORTALIOU ST. (Opposite Savoidakis in Kalithea)
33 EM. PACHLA ST. (Next to TEI in Perivolia)