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How Lamb, Chocolate and Eggs Became Easter Traditions

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...

Modern Critics Slam 'Inhumane' Greek Easter Lamb Feast

For Greek people, the annual roasted lamb, slowly cooking on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but is also part of a centuries-old tradition. The event brings together family and friends outdoors, and gives everyone...

The Symbolism of Roasted Lamb on Greek Easter

For Greek people, the roasted lamb, slowly cooking on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but it also carries rich symbolism. The origin of eating lamb on Easter comes from the Jewish Passover and is...

This Gadget Will Roast Your Easter Lamb By Using Only Your Brain (Seriously!)

A team of Greek students developed a gadget that will roast your Easter lamb just by using your brain while a computer software translates brain activity into data! Last year this very same team had invented what we thought was the...

Greek and Scottish People Living in Aberdeen Celebrate Easter

Easter in Greece is accompanied by many customs, such as lamb grilling. Greeks are everywhere; not only inside Greece, but also outside it. So, Greeks of Aberdeen in Scotland grilled their lambs yesterday to celebrate Easter the Greek way! Scottish people...

Greeks Will Stay Home for Easter This Year

In Greece, Easter is as big as the Christmas holiday in the UK or the USA. It's the biggest festival of the year, a major religious celebration characterized by fasting, church-going and big family meals in the town. However, this...