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How do Greeks celebrate Easter? Easter Food And Traditions

Greek Orthodox Easter is probably the biggest celebration of the year for most Greeks, with a lot of special traditions and family gatherings.  So, how do Greeks celebrate Easter?

In this article you will read about the traditions that are followed in every region of Greece….this is, under normal circumstances.
Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, in 2020 we will all celebrate Easter on our balconies and gather „online“!
A new experience, which will be never forgotten!
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Learn Everyday Greek Language With The traditional Greek mother!

What does it mean to have a Greek mother or a Greek mother-in-law? In the video below you might get an idea 😊
Listen to which Greek expressions she uses, and learn the everyday Greek language!
(on the cup you see on the photo above, it writes:
When you say to your mother „I am going out“, she understands/hears:  „I am going to an orgy, with drinks, drugs and without a jacket!)

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Winter in Greece

For those who thought that Greece is only a summer country, you couldn’t be more wrong :-).  Due to its varied nature and culture, Greece is never boring!
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Greek traditional Christmas Cookies – Melomakarona

Christmas is nearly there and in Greece this means we buy, eat, treat or make melomakarona. With this recipe you can bake your Greek traditional Christmas Cookies, while learning Greek.
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Greek music: Stavros Xarchakos and Alkistis Protopsalti

Are you in love with Greek music? If so, then listening to songs composed by Stavros Xarchakos and songs performed by Alkistis Protopsalti should be added to your to-do list.

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Happy Birthday in Greek

Do you have Greek friends? Would you like to know how to wish them a Happy Birthday in Greek? If you have been to Greece, most likely you have already heard the popular wish «Χρόνια πολλά».

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Syros island and amazing Hermoupolis

Every Summer, since 2005, Omilo organizes Greek Language and Culture Courses on the Cycladic island of Syros. After all those years, the island feels like a second home to the Omilo team, as well as to many returning students.
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Rejoice! It’s Easter.

Greek Orthodox Easter is celebrated by most Greeks, all over the world. But many people are also experiencing two different Easters in one family, depending on their cultural backgrounds.
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The Greek Cuisine

Whether you are living in Greece or just visiting, you will quickly notice that food has an important role in Greek society. Greeks consider a meal as quality time with friends and family. It is their way to socialize, to discuss various topics and concerns, to make fun and to offer hospitality. 
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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Athens has something for every visitor! Apart from beautiful new museums, concert buildings, artistic metro stations, and roof gardens, Athens also has a  spectacular cultural landmark: the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC). Needless to say, a must-see, during your next Athens visit.
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