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 in costumes filled the streets of cities and small towns, celebrating and making pranks. After...
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 and engage in pranks. The celebrations of music, dance and colors mark a unique three-week-long...
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 masquerades, celebrate and engage in pranks and general revelry, and burn the effigy of King...
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