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Greek Traditional Games for Children

A long time ago, children in Greece used to gather out on the streets or in parks and play games. Games that involved physical play...

Are Worry Beads a Part of Greek Tradition?

By Konstantinos Menzel Worry beads (in Greek kombolói) are considered to be the evolution of Orthodox prayer beads. Their history, according to the experts specialized...

Greek Traditional Masks Exhibited At Byzantine Museum of Veroia

(Original Story in Greek By Ingka Athanasiadou) Seventy Greek traditional masks will be presented at the Byzantine Museum of Veroia in Greece. Masquerades in Greece...

Greek Miss Universe Contestant Wears Traditional Costume (video)

Ioanna Bella, the current Miss Greece, wore a stunning gold and burgundy traditional Greek costume in the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday. The...
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Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

Naxos Beach. To Karavaki The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in...
Christmas sweets to eat in Greece

The Best Traditional Greek Pastries and Breads for Christmas

If you're ever fortunate enough to spend Christmas in Greece you will be surrounded by a wide range of irresistible traditional Christmas sweets. Some...
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Hilarious Ancient Greek Beliefs and Traditions

Greeks are known to be philosophers and innovators. However, there is another side to the Greeks: the side where traditional beliefs, many of which...

Greek Court Approves French Extradition Request for Russian Bitcoin Accused

Russian national Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering $4 billion through Bitcoin crypto-currency exchange in the U.S., could be extradited to France after a Greek court...
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Out of Crisis, Back to Tradition: The Story of Nature Blessed Greek Olive Oil

In 2013, after decades in business, Ioanna Damianaki's liquid-fuel distribution company was struggling through the Greek economic crisis. Profits were down due to a decrease...

Greek Court Approves Extradition of Turkish Terror Suspect: Reports

Turkish media have reported that a Greek court has ruled for the extradition of a suspected ultra-left terrorist to Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News, citing a state-run...

Prince Charles Hails Traditions of Greek Orthodox Church (video)

Prince Charles met the head of Greece’s Orthodox Church Archbishop Ieronymos on Thursday during the second day of his official visit to Greece. Ieronymos briefed...

Wreaths and Fire Jumping: Greek May Day Traditions

May Day in Greece has its roots in ancient times as a celebration of Spring. According to tradition, May was named after the Roman goddess...

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