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New Year's Eve

Maria Menounos to Once Again Host FOX New Years’ Eve Special

After ringing in New Year's Eve 2018 with a live TV wedding to long-time boyfriend Keven Underwood, Maria Menounos has been picked to co-host the FOX New Years' Eve Special for 2019 alongside Steve Harvey. Former NFL player Rob Gronkowski...

Uniquely Greek Christmas Customs

Christmas holiday customs have become globalized in the past few decades, with Santa Claus or the Christmas tree appearing in unusual places, and even in countries which are not Christian. The Christmas tree, the lights, the manger, the wrapped presents...

Ancient Greek Good Luck Charms for the New Year

The word Γούρι (Gouri) means both "good luck" and "good luck charm" in Greek. Objects and practices which have been considered to attract good luck are part of ancient customs that have existed through the ages -- and are...

Gambling on New Year’s Eve Has Become Greek Tradition

Outside of the Greek world, it is little known that Greek people nearly always play cards on New Year's Eve. But according to Greek folklore beliefs dating back to ancient times, the new year will not go well if...

Maria Menounos Has Surprise Live TV Wedding on New Year’s Eve

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vY8DmzGGzw We knew Maria Menounos and her longtime boyfriend, Keven Undergaro, were engaged, but we had no idea that they were planning to get married on New Year's Eve on live television, in front of millions of viewers! Menounos was set...

Maria Menounos Will Co-Host New Year’s Eve Special from Times Square

Maria Menounos will be co-hosting a New Year's Eve spectacular special live from Times Square along with host Steve Harvey, which will be broadcast on FOX. Musical performances featured in the special will include Maroon 5, Macklemore, Celine Dion, Backstreet...

Traditional Greek Dishes For Your New Year's Eve Feast

  The Greek table for the New Year celebrations is made of dishes shaped by regional traditions and customs coming from all over Greece. In fact, there's no other celebration in the Greek calendar carrying such a deep symbolism, since...

Unique 'Vasilopita' Recipes from Across Greece

On New Year's Day or at midnight on New Year's Eve people across Greece cut the vasilopita, a traditional bread or cake containing a hidden coin which gives good luck to the receiver. Vasilopita is associated with Saint Basil's...

New Year's Eve Forecast: Icing Sugar 'Warnings'

“It was December 31, the last day of the year. Cheerful pedestrians were marching hastily on snow-covered roads carrying colorful wrapped gifts... But no one paid attention to the young, poor girl who was trying to sell matches on...

Traditions and Ideas for Your Greek Christmas Holidays!

Christmas is here and New Year's day is approaching, so for those wondering how to make their festive dinners and gifts stand out, here are a few ideas that have been a part of Greek culture for years. During Christmas and...