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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.

Rare Video of Easter in Greece During the Civil War

A rare video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war in 1947.

Why Greeks Roast a Whole Lamb on the Spit on Easter Sunday

The picture of a whole lamb slowly turning on the spit over charcoal and the smell that accompanies it spells Easter Sunday for Greeks.

The Spectacular Easter Flames On Santorini’s Pyrgos

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.

Hot-Air Balloons: A Unique Greek Easter Spectacle

A tradition that Greeks have adopted for Easter is sending glowing hot-air balloons into the night sky in celebration of “Christ Resurrected”

Holy Light Arrives From Jerusalem to Athens to Mark Easter

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.

Greek Orthodox Church of Uganda Celebrates Easter With Splendor

The Greek Orthodox Church of Uganda celebrated the Holy week with splendor and devotion.

Thousands Defy COVID Restrictions for Botides, Corfu’s Easter Tradition

The Greek island of Corfu kept the Holy Saturday tradition of ''Botides'' alive for yet another year in 2021

Good Friday: a Day of Fasting, Mourning and Solemn Processions

For Greek Orthodox believers, Good Friday is a day of fasting and absolute mourning. The Greek Orthodox Church reminds us about Jesus’ journey to the Cross and death, about his burial and the triumph of evil over good, until the...

Holy Light to Arrive in Greece in Humble Ceremony This Year

The Holy Light will arrive to Greece on Holy Saturday in a humble ceremony, without the head of state honors of previous years