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Defiant Athens to Celebrate Carnival Season Despite Coronavirus Fears

The spread of the coronavirus in Europe is not discouraging the Greek people, who are all set to participate in this year's Carnival season,...

Apokries: Carnival Season Kicks Off in Greece

The carnival season, or "Apokries," has arrived once again in Greece, and cities and towns throughout the country are now preparing for a full...

Thousands Dress Up and Party at Sunday’s Grand Carnival Parade in Patras

Thousands of visitors and residents of the city of Patras are enjoying the sunny weather by dancing and singing at the Grand Carnival parade...

Greek Carnival Reaches Climax with a Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Carnival season, or “Apokries” in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

Experiencing Greece’s Wildest Carnival

The Skyros carnival is not widely known around Greece, however its entertainment and rituals make it one of the wildest events of the Greek...

Greek Carnival and Clean Monday Traditions

The Carnival season, or "Apokries" in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

Carnival Events Across Greece

Many carnival events took place this weekend across Greece, despite the fact that everyone's attention is turned to Brussels for tomorrow's critical Eurogroup. People dressed...

The Greek Carnival Season Has Arrived

Carnival celebrations, or “apokries” in Greek, have already begun all over Greece and people of all ages are looking forward to masquerading themselves, celebrate...

Greek Carnival: A Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Apokriés, or Carnival season, is about to begin in Greece once again, and people of all ages are looking forward to disguising themselves in...

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