Tag: Greek customs

Nick Bogiatzis Kastellorizian Jewellery

Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

Protomagia

‘Protomagia’ traditions and customs

Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labour Day in Greece and it is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to fly kites and to gather flowers. Today, Greeks…

December 27, Feast day of Agios Stefanos 1

December 27, Feast day of Agios Stefanos

On December 27 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Stefanos. Saint Stephen was the first of the seven deacons whom the Apostles ordained to serve the Church in Jerusalem. Being…

Ryan Serhant learns all about Greek baby traditions (VIDEO) 3

Ryan Serhant learns all about Greek baby traditions (VIDEO)

Million Dollar Listing New York broker Ryan Serhant, who is married to Greek American lawyer Emilia Bechrakis, has learned all about Greek baby customs and traditions since the arrival of their baby…

Lovely traditions and customs of Protomagia 7

Lovely traditions and customs of Protomagia

Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labour Day in Greece and it is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to fly kites and to gather flowers. Today, Greeks…

Feast day of Agios Stefanos 11

Feast day of Agios Stefanos

On December 27 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Stefanos. Saint Stephen was the first of the seven deacons whom the Apostles ordained to serve the Church in Jerusalem. Being…

Feast day of Philip the Apostle 13

Feast day of Philip the Apostle

Apostle Philip is one of the Twelve Apostles, he was from Bethsaida of Galilee and was a compatriot of Andrew and Peter. He was instructed in the teachings of the Law and devoted…

'Marti'- lovely Greek custom welcoming Spring 15

‘Marti’- lovely Greek custom welcoming Spring

March is the first month of spring in Greece and there is a lovely custom to welcome its arrival. On the 1st of March it is customary to braid bracelets. These bracelets are…