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New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve Under the Acropolis of Athens

Within the framework of events planned by the Municipality of Athens, Greece, for New Year’s Eve, the city center will become a melting pot of inhabitants and tourists, to the sounds of festive music. The special event which marks...

Out of the Ordinary New Year's Eve Customs

New Year's Day may be the only holiday which is celebrated with pomp and circumstance across the globe. Each country has its own traditions for this day. Each region of Greece has unique traditions along with different beliefs and...

A Different Greek New Year's Celebration

A different type of celebration for New Year’s Day is happening in Argos Orestiko, a town in Northern Greece.  From New Year’s Eve to January 2, the locals wear their carnival costumes and celebrate in an unusual way. Unlike the...

Many Greek Resorts Empty for New Year's

Most of the popular winter resorts in Greece still have vacancies. Occupancy rates currently stand at between 70 and 90 percent for New Year’s Day, although last-minute bookings are expected in the next few days. As a result of the...

Greek Customs to Welcome the New Year

Good luck, prosperity, good health and longevity are the best and most common wishes marking the first day of the New Year among family members, and friends. Just before the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, the lights...

Melbourne’s New Year’s Eve is Coming!

Melbourne's New Year's Eve dwellers will be treated to a glimmering night out as the city's festivities will be inspired by the gold rush era. The city will have a "golden moment" as the clock strikes midnight and the skyline...