Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions of people bearing his name, in all of its many beautiful variations. Saint Demetrios...
Although you may know a fair bit about Greek naming customs today, there are name traditions which go all the way back to Ancient Greece.
The rocket war, one of the most beautiful, spectacular and yet dangerous Easter spectacles of Greece, revived on Saturday night on Chios.
The tradition of the “Flying Priest” from the Greek island of Chios has now spread in many parts of Greece and Cyprus
Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need years to itemize each aspect of the bonds they share.
Although Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, is the figure that all nations with Christian traditions associate with Christmas, one major difference exists between the Greeks and the rest of the world regarding the identity of the man who brings...
Greece's Ministry of Culture recently announced that 16 new elements will be incorporated into Greece's National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the first time since 2008. According to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, "The 16 elements registered in the National...
As we all know, this year's festivities which would have been part of Carnival weekend and Clean Monday have been banned across Greece due to the COVID19 Coronavirus outbreak. However, faithful to centuries' old tradition, millions of Greeks are ready...