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Greek Orthodox Celebrate Saint George’s Day on April 25

The annual celebration of Saint George on April 23rd is one of the most important feasts in the Orthodox calendar. Almost all Greek households have someone called Georgios or Georgia among close or distant relatives or friends. However, this year,...

St. George: The Most Beloved Saint in the World

George is one of the most popular names in Greece and Saint George is one of the most beloved saints throughout the Christian world.

Greek Orthodox Church on Lesvos Island Destroyed by Vandals

The small church of Hagios Georgios (Saint George) near the village of Moria on Lesvos was vandalized by unknown assailants on Monday. Some local people are blaming a group of migrants who live at the nearby camp for the act....

Happy Name Day, George! Here are a Few Things You May Not Know about your Name

George, or Giorgos, or Georgios (Γιώργος ή Γεώργιος) is the most popular Greek male name, and the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of Saint George every April 23rd. Saint George is also the patron saint of the Greek...

The Traditional Celebration of 'Panigiraki', the Festival of Agios Georgios in Arachova (Video)

Arachova is a mountainous village located in Viotia, Central Greece and the town is at the foot of the beautiful Parnassós mountain. Every year Arachova is the setting for a local festival called 'panigiraki', which celebrates Saint George (Agios Georgios) who...

Greek Participation in Vienna’s Long Night of Churches

The two Greek Orthodox churches located in the historical Greek Community in the center of Vienna, the church of the Holy Trinity and Saint George, will participate in 2013 Long Night of Churches (Lange Nacht der Kirchen). It is...