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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...

Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece’s Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece's folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet...

Patras Opens 2019 Carnival Season Despite Heavy Rain

Despite heavy downpours, thousands of people attended the celebrations of the opening ceremony of the world-famous Patras Carnival on Saturday night. The third largest city...

Tourists from Turkey, Balkans Flood Thessaloniki for Carnival Weekend

Turkish and Balkan tourists flooded Thessaloniki for the last Carnival weekend, while at the same time trips to Turkey from Greeks resumed reluctantly. A slight...

Greek Partygoers Ready for Patras Carnival Parade

Thirty thousand people are getting ready for the final highlight of a huge carnival in the western Greek city of Patras as the lenten...

Patras Parties on Last Weekend of Greek Carnivals

Events for this year's Patras Carnival in western Greece are coming to a climax this weekend, when the celebration season ends with the Grand...

Crete’s Rethymno Celebrates Colorful Greek Carnival (Photos and Video)

It all started back in 1914 and ever since, year after year, the Cretan city of Rethymno hosts a traditional carnival celebration like no...

Check Out The Annual ‘Flour War’ in The Small Fishing Town of Galaxidi (Video)

Times are tough throughout Greece but the residents of the coastal fishing town of Galaxidi have found a unique and entertaining way to relive...

Unfazed by Rain, Revelers Dress Up and Dance at Patras’ Grand Carnival Parade

Thousands of visitors and Carnival crews ignored the rain and enjoyed dancing and singing at the main parade on Sunday afternoon in the center...

Zombies Take Over Syntagma at the 5th Annual Walk of the Zombies! (Photos)

What started back in 2010 in Athens as a revival of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" - where Greeks dressed up in their best zombie costumes -...

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...

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