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‘Martis’ Bracelets Mark Arrival of Greek Spring

Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves...

Celebrating Holy Monday; The First Day of the Great and Holy Week

The first of seven days leading up to Easter in the important Great and Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox Church is Holy Monday....

The Most Traditional Rituals of Clean Monday in Greece

Greece is a country full of cultural and religious traditions - and one celebration which is a bit of both is Clean Monday or...

Greece Celebrates with Carnival Events Across the Country

Carnival is a time when Greek of all ages dress up in costumes and go to various events. Over this weekend the entire country participated...

Greeks Welcome Spring with the Ancient Tradition of Martis

Greeks are preparing to welcome the spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom this March with the tradition of “Martis" where both adults and children...

Despite Snow, Sleet and Cold, Changing of the Guard in Athens Must Go On

Nothing stands in the way of the Evzones doing their diligent duty as these members of the Greek Presidential Guard have been serving their...

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