The Holy Fire, or Holy Light, arrived to Greece from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday in time for the Easter midnight mass. The fire will be transported to another seven destinations within Greece on...
Around Greece, people are gearing up to celebrate Easter with friends and family. While many Greek Easter celebrations are unique to the country, there are some elements of the feast day that are shared with many cultures: lamb, chocolate,...
US President Joe Biden expressed his solidarity with the Orthodox faithful who have been prosecuted in the past and remain under threat today, in a message sent to coincide with Orthodox Easter on May 2. In his message the American...
Thousands of Greeks took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather of this Orthodox Easter weekend and rushed to their nearby beaches.
The rocket war, one of the most beautiful, spectacular and yet dangerous Easter spectacles of Greece, revived on Saturday night on Chios.
A rare video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war in 1947.
The flames that light up the Santorini's Pyrgos this Easter will go on as planned. Unfortunately, it will be without visitors to behold it.
The Holy Light arrived in Greece on Holy Saturday, May 1 in a much humbler ceremony than what Greeks were used to in previous years.