Holy Saturday, the day before Greek Easter on Sunday, marks the last day of Holy Week for Orthodox Christians.
Lagana, halvas, and taramas, known as “the Koulouma,” are the official foods of the first day of Lent in Greece, known as "Clean Monday."
Traditional handicrafts of Greece were initially born out of necessity. Still appreciated today is basket weaving.
Officials from the Israeli Antiquities Authority recently displayed a 5th-century Evil Eye that served as a talisman against evil.
The country is currently indulging in Tsiknopempti, one of the most important dates on the calendar in Greece.
Thursday is not going to be a banner day for vegetarians in Greece. The country is currently indulging in the great annual feast of barbecued meats as part of the celebrations for Tsiknopempti, one of the most important dates on...
Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves with red-and-white bracelets made of thread from March 1 to March 31. It must be threaded...
Greece is a country full of cultural and religious traditions - and one celebration which is a bit of both is Clean Monday or "Kathari Deftera. Let's take a look at some of the ways that Greeks celebrate one...
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