Archive for July 30th, 2011

Barba Mitsos

Barba Mitsos Tabaktsis (aka Tzavelas or Kapetan Tromaras, Captain Terrific) died last night at age 93.
Barba Mitsos was a farmer, a comedic poet, and actor. He was the life the Trata celebrations during Apokreas for many years, as the captain of the trata ship. His role was to keep the “Kefi” going with his impromptu poems and songs. To the end his humor endured and a casual conversation in the last weeks always was full of laughter.

He was a unique man and he will be missed.

His funeral is today at 5:30 pm from Panagia Papameletiou.


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