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...
April 19 was an Orthodox Easter Sunday nobody will ever forget in Greece. As strict curfew measures remain in place across the country to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Greeks tried to find new ways to...
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...
Traditionally, the great feast of the Epiphany marks the end of the extended period of Christmas holidays in Greece. Each year on January 6, hundreds of thousands of Greeks and visitors participate in the rich traditions that are observed in...
Christmas is linked all around the world to the ancient tradition of decorating a Christmas tree with countless ornaments and beautiful lights. However, an old traditional custom in Greece's islands and coastal regions dictates that people should decorate a...