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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...

Vegans Protest Against Meat-eating in Athens As Greece Celebrates Tsiknopempti

Vegans demonstrated against meat-eating in central Athens on Thursday morning, a day that is celebrated in Greece as "Tsiknopempti". Today is the Thursday prior...

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...

Sizzling “Tsiknopempti” Customs Across Greece

Even though Greeks consume a lot of meat, this Thursday millions will follow the custom of Tsiknopempti and eat even more. Enough, tradition says,...

On Tsiknopempti All of Greece Eats Grilled Meat

Today, Thursday, "Tsiknopempti" is here and all over Greece everyone is eating meat. Tsiknopempti marks the official start of the carnival festivities. The day is...

Greeks Gather to Celebrate Barbeque Thursday

The citizens of Athens, Greece, have filled the Varvakios market as the butchers of the market are offering a total of 1.5 tons of...

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