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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...

The Ancient Greek Τradition of March

According to the spring tradition of "Marti" or "Martia," adults and children wear a small bracelet made of red and white thread from March 1st...

Simplification of Customs Procedures for Inward Processing to Boost Exports

General Secretary of Public Revenue Aikaterini Savvaidou plans simplification of customs procedures regarding inward processing as part of an effort to boost exports. Specifically, the general...

Cypriot Customs Confiscates 500,000 Euros from Greek Businessman

Custom authorities in Cyprus confiscated half a million euros from a Greek businessman who attempted to fly the money back to Greece when Cypriot...

The Carnival-like Custom of ‘Ragoutsaria’

The "Ragoutsaria" celebration starts today in the city of Kastoria, northern Greece, and will continue through Thursday, January 8, seeing locals donning costumes and...

Out of the Ordinary New Year’s Eve Customs

New Year's Day may be the only holiday which is celebrated with pomp and circumstance across the globe. Each country has its own traditions...

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