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Easter With Hot-Air Balloons: A Unique Greek Spectacle

Several regions in Greece adopt the tradition of hot-air balloons for Easter - a tradition that turn the night into a marvelous and colorful spectacle. The...

The Symbolism of Roasted Lamb on Greek Easter

For Greek people, the roasted lamb, slowly cooking on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but it also carries...

Holy Light Arrives in Greece from Jerusalem

The Holy Light has traveled from Jerusalem and is welcomed again in Greece at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. The Holy Light was transferred by plane...

‘Botides’: Corfu’s Unique Holy Saturday Tradition

As every Holy Saturday morning, the Greek island of Corfu was packed again by locals and tourists who came to attend the "Botides" tradition that takes...

Eurozone Finance Ministers to Hold May 9 Meeting on Greece

The next meeting of Eurozone Finance Ministers to discuss Greece’s massive bailout will be held in Brussels on May 9, Athens said Thursday. "Eurogroup chief...

Good Friday: Greek Orthodox Traditions of the Epitaph

Good Friday is an eminently mournful day commemorating the Passion of the Christ across Greece. Even the most remote churches honor the tradition of the epitaph,...

ECB, IMF, ESM and European Commission Release Joint Statement on Greek Program

The European Commission, the European Central Bank (ECB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) released a joint statement on Thursday...

Eurogroup Chief: Meeting on Greece Within Next Two Weeks

An emergency Eurogroup meeting on Greece will take place next week or the week after, said the chief of Eurozone Finance Ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem,...

Tsipras Asks for EU Summit After Greece-Creditors Talks Fail

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to call European Council President Donald Tusk and ask for an emergency EU summit after negotiations between Greece...

Greek PM Tsipras Has 3 Options to Follow to Unlock Aid, says Bloomberg

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces a "potential bombshell" with the additional austerity measures creditors demand and there are three scenarios on how he...

Greece-Creditors Bailout Review Talks Resume Aiming at Draft Deal by Holy Thursday

Talks on the bailout program review between Greece and creditors resume today (Monday) with the two sides aiming at a draft deal by Holy...

Greece Must Legislate Contingency Measures, says Eurogroup Chief

Greece must legislate a package of contingency measures to guarantee it will reach the 2018 fiscal targets, said Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Friday. The...