Greeks Worldwide Celebrate Saints Constantine and Helen
May 21 is a festive day as the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Constantine, the founder of Constantinople, and his mother Helen.
Folklore Tradition of Fire-Walkers in Greece, Celebrating Saint Constantine and Saint Helen [video]
This weekend from May 21 through May 23 the unusual ancient folklore and legend of fire-walking lives on in Greece. Dating back to Pagan times, Anastenaria is a traditional ritual of fire-walking celebrated in a few places in Northern Greece...