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How do Greeks celebrate Easter?

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?
Read here the most important things you should know to celebrate Greek Easter in Greece!

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5 amazing places where you can experience a special Greek Easter

Easter is the most important celebration in Greece with a lot of special traditions. We have written articles about “How do Greeks celebrate Easter” and “Food and Traditions during Greek Easter”. However, from region to region, traditions can be a bit different.
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The advents calendar for Greek Easter!

Kiria Sarakosti: the calendar counting down 7 weeks until Easter. It is not easy to translate the Greek “Kiria Sarakosti”, but we propose to call her “Lady-Lent” in English! It is an old tradition in Greece and a way to count the weeks from Clean Monday (the end of carnival) until Easter.
Click on the photo above to also see her 7 legs!
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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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Greek Orthodox Easter: Food and Traditions

Did you ever experience Greek Easter in Greece? Easter is the most important celebration of the year, with many traditions and special food.
In this article you will read about the traditions that are followed in every region of Greece.
If you would like to celebrate Greek Easter with Omilo, while learning Greek at the same time, you are very welcome in our Greek Easter course in Nafplion.
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