A Dangerous Greek Easter Custom that Causes Serious Accidents

The Easter custom of throwing firecrackers and explosives or shooting guns at the time of Resurrection costs limbs and even deaths, every year in...

Holy Friday Traditions Across Greece

In Good Friday, millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion. For the Greek Orthodox Church, Good Friday is a day...

Unique Easter Traditions That Revive in Greece Each Year

Easter is celebrated in highly devout atmosphere, across every corner of Greece. It is a glorious day for Greeks since the resurrection of Christ coincides...

Athenians Celebrate Clean Monday on the Hills

Athenians braved the bad weather and headed to the hills today to mark the traditional Clean Monday celebrations that include flying colourful kites, despite the downpour...

Greek Atheists Lambast State for Paying ‘Holy Light’ Transport Costs

The Atheist Union of Greece lambasted the Greek government for paying the 'Holy Light' transport costs from Israel to Greece on Easter weekend amidst...

Mediterranean Diet: Greeks Heart-Healthy Eating Plan Disclosed

Nutritionists encourage people to focus on the Mediterranean diet, following the traditional dietary patterns that were originally inspired by the countries of Greece and Spain as...

Silversmithing Museum Inaugurated in Ioannina, Greece

The Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina was inaugurated on Saturday to showcase the rich work of Greek silversmiths since the 15th century. President of the Hellenic...

Valentine’s Day: The Greek Roots of the Saint of Love

Was Saint Valentine Greek? Although much of the historical Valentine's life is somewhat obscure, a community of Catholics on Lesvos has told Greek Reporter...

Koulouria: A Traditional Greek Easter Dessert [video]

Koulouria, also known as koulourakia, is a Greek top pastry for Easter season, as they are both suitable for people who fast, as well...

Pop Star Ronan Keating with Fashion Model Wife and Infant in Corfu

Former Boyzone member and solo pop star Ronan Keating, along with his wife, fashion model Storm and their three month old baby, are soaking...

Friday the 13th and Greek Superstitions

Even though Greeks fear Tuesday the 13th as a bad luck day, the Anglo-Saxon culture that has invaded the country through movies, television and the...

The Fortune-Telling and Fire-Jumping Customs of Klidonas [pics]

One of the most interesting customs of Greece is that of Klidonas, a tradition with ancient roots, that takes place on the feast day...

LATEST