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Greek New Year Traditions

Greek New Year Traditions

GCT shares some Greek New Year Traditions which we hope will bring health, luck, happiness and prosperity to the New Year!

Vasilopita Recipe

Vasilopita Recipe

Kathy Tsaples Vasilopita is a New Year’s Cake, which can be either a cake or, as is tradition where I come from, a meat pie (Kreatopita or Kotopita). A coin is discreetly…

Spiro Stavis St Basil's

Spiro Stavis: St Basil’s man with a vision

Spiro Stavis, newly appointed Acting CEO, has a vision for St. Basil’s NSW & ACT: for consumers to see their lives improve upon joining the St. Basil’s family of programs and services. He speaks about his new role, “I can honestly say that I have never felt so fulfilled in my professional life. I know that every day I make a positive difference in somebody’s life.”

Archbishop Makarios

Archbishop Makarios visits AHEPA NSW and cuts the Vasilopita

It was AHEPA NSW’s great pleasure, honour and blessing to have the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at AHEPA’s home in Rockdale, Sydney, Australia on…

New Year Traditions from around Greece 1

New Year Traditions from around Greece

Wherever they are in the country, Greeks love to make the best of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, with warm gatherings at home or at restaurants and bar/clubs that involve…

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Traditional Vasilopita Recipe by Akis Petretzikis

By Akis Petretzikis Greece has a lovely tradition of baking a special cake for the New Year, to start things off right! It’s called a “Vasilopita”. Those who follow the tradition strictly…

Traditions and Recipe for Vasilopita 10

Traditions and Recipe for Vasilopita

The recipe for Vasilopita differs from region to region across Greece. Mostly it is sweet, whereas in parts of Macedonia the New Years’ Cake is salty and made with cheese and filo…

Akis Petretzikis deliciously moist Vasilopita 11

Akis Petretzikis deliciously moist Vasilopita

By Akis Petretzikis Greece has a lovely tradition of baking a special cake for the New Year, to start things off right! It’s called a “Vasilopita”. Those who follow the tradition strictly…