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Meat Eaters Delight as Greece Celebrates Tsiknopempti

Thursday is not going to be a banner day for vegetarians in Greece. The country is currently indulging in the great annual feast of barbecued...

Celebrating Holy Monday, The First Day of Holy Week in the Orthodox World

The first of the seven days leading up to Easter, called Great and Holy Week in the Greek Orthodox Church, is Holy Monday. The...

Lagana, Ηalvas and Τaramas, The Greek Delicacies of Clean Monday

Lagana, halvas, and taramas, otherwise known as “the Koulouma,” are the official foods of the first day of Lent in Greece, a day known as...

Grilled Meat on the Menu as Greece Marks Tsiknopempti

Thursday is not going to be a banner day for vegetarians in Greece. The country is currently indulging in the great annual feast of barbecued...

‘Martis’ Bracelets Mark Arrival of Greek Spring

Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves...

The Most Traditional Rituals of Clean Monday in Greece

Greece is a country full of cultural and religious traditions - and one celebration which is a bit of both is Clean Monday or...

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...

Greeks Welcome Spring with the Ancient Tradition of Martis

Greeks are preparing to welcome the spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom this March with the tradition of “Martis" where both adults and children...

Despite Snow, Sleet and Cold, Changing of the Guard in Athens Must Go On

Nothing stands in the way of the Evzones doing their diligent duty as these members of the Greek Presidential Guard have been serving their...

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