The onion that will bring us luck – Greek tradition

A Greek new year’s lucky charm! Κρεμμύδα, το πρωτοχρονιάτικο γούρι!
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Celebrate New Year in Athens while learning Greek

Do you also dream of celebrating New Year in Greece? What about exploring Athens during the festive days between Christmas and New Year, while you practice speaking Greek, attending cultural life and making friends.
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The pomegranate brings good luck for the New Year

On the first day of the New Year, in many Greek homes,  the new year is welcomed by opening a pomegranate for good luck.
It is also common  to receive  a metal pomegranate ( ‘ρόδι’) with a red ribbon, as a gift,  to bring good luck ( ‘γούρι ») for the new year.
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