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”Karavaki,” The Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

The tradition of the ''Karavaki,'' which is Greek for ''small boat,'' is deeply rooted in the folkways of a country with a symbiotic relationship with the sea.

Chios Island Marked Easter With Spectacular Rocket War

The rocket war, one of the most beautiful, spectacular and yet dangerous Easter spectacles of Greece, revived on Saturday night on Chios.

Tsiknopempti : The 'All the Meat You Can Eat' Thursday

"Tsiknopempti" is the name of the day in Greece that marks the official start of the carnival festivities. The day is celebrated on a Thursday and consists of the words "tsikna" (smell of burning food) and Pempti (which is...

Greek Tax and Custom Revenues Up 0.28% in 2014

Revenues by tax and custom agencies in Greece grew 0.28% in 2014, while overdue tax collection rose 12.8% in the same period, the Public Revenue Secretariat-General said. In a report, the Greek secretariat-general said that tax and custom agencies' revenue...