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Greeks Welcome Spring with the Ancient Tradition of Martis

Greeks are preparing to welcome the spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom this March with the tradition of “Martis" where both adults and children adorn themselves with red and white brackets made of thread from March 1 to March...

The Ancient Greek Τradition of March

According to the spring tradition of "Marti" or "Martia," adults and children wear a small bracelet made of red and white thread from March 1st till the 31st. The tradition dates back to ancient Greece and is held throughout the...

Greeks March in Honor of 1973 Student Uprising in Athens

Thousands of Greeks hit the streets of Athens on Tuesday in honor of the student uprising against the Greek dictatorship that took place on this day in 1973. Greek citizens, including organized blocs such as the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) and the...