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Clean Monday Flour smudging Alevromoutzouromata in Galaxidi

Alevromoutzouromata (Flour Smudging) in Galaxidi

Although celebrated throughout Greece, nobody celebrates ‘Clean Monday’ quite like the residents of Galaxidi who hold an annual ‘flour war’ or alevromoutzouromata (flour smudging), whereby all and sundry flock to the streets armed with sacks of ‘ammunition’ such as colourfully dyed flour, soot and confetti.

St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church World Trade Center New York

Finest Iconographers in the World Complete Dome at St. Nicholas Greek Church on World Trade Centre Site

The final iconography including the Pantokrator icon at the Dome’s centre and the 20 Prophets at the Dome’s perimeter painted by Mount Athos monks Fr. Lukas and his associate Fr. Pachimos, among the finest iconographers in the world, was completed at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, New York early this week.

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