Greek Traditions

Being a trained traditional dancer myself, I would like to share my love for Greek traditions. That will include costumes, food, dances. I hope people will enjoy getting to know us.
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Singer/musician Areti Ketime in a traditional costume of the Aegean Islands #greekislands #Greece #traditionaljewellery

Greek singer/musician Areti Ketime in traditional costume of the Aegean Islands…

25 March 1821: The beggining of the Greek Revolution War. I cannot upload all of the great warriors, so I chose to upload a picture of Theodore Kolokotronis. May you rest in peace brave men

1821 - 25 March: The beggining of the Greek Revolution War. I cannot upload all of the great warriors, so I chose to upload a picture of Theodore Kolokotronis. May you rest in peace brave men

Greek actress, Smaragda Karydi, posing for photographer Kalliopi in a traditional costume

Greek actress, Smaragda Karydi, posing for photographer Kalliopi in a traditional costume

Sakis Rouvas and Maria Nafpliotou wearing the traditional costumes of Corfu

Traditional costumes for the Island of Corfu, Greece. Maria Nafpliotou & Sakis Rouvas Greek hair and makeup 2

The greek March bracelet. We wear this on the 1st of March to prevent getting burned by the Sun. This custom has its roots in ancient times, where the mysts of Elefsinian mysteries would put a red/white string bracelet around their right wrist and left ankle. The custom today is common to many nations of the Balkans

The greek March bracelet. We wear this on the 1st of March to prevent getting burned by the Sun. This custom has its roots in ancient times, where the mysts of Elefsinian mysteries would put a red/white string bracelet around their right wrist and left ankle. The custom today is common to many nations of the Balkans

Greek popstar , Sakis Rouvas, posing for photographer Kalliopi in a traditional costume. So pretty

Greek popstar , Sakis Rouvas, posing for photographer Kalliopi in a traditional costume.

Katerina "Rosa" Botsari (Greek: Κατερίνα Μπότσαρη; 1820–1872) was a member of the Souliot Botsaris family. The daughter of Markos Botsaris, she was in the service of Queen Amalia of Greece as well as an admired young woman throughout the European courts - she was immortalised for the 'Gallery of Beauties' of Ludwig I of Bavaria in an 1841 painting by Joseph Stieler (a painting often mistaken for Amalia herself and wearing a dress now known as the "Amalia dress"). A Damask rose species bred…

Portrait of Katerina Rosa Botzaris, 1841 link Katerina 'Rosa' Botsari was a member of the Souliot Botsaris family. The daughte.

Evzones of the Greek Presidential Guard represent Greece in the Celebrations for the 100 years since the beggining of WW1, in Champs Elysees France.

Evzones of the Greek Presidential Guard represent Greece in the Celebrations for the 100 years since the beggining of in Champs Elysees France.

Traditional bride/ traditional costumes from Nea Vyssa, Evros, Greece.

Traditional bride/ traditional costumes from Nea Vyssa, Evros, Greece.

Greek traditional costume , as photographed by Kim de Molenar

Greek traditional costume , as photographed by Kim de Molenar

Theofaneia [Epiphany]: the 3rd and last of the Greek Christmas holidays [ after Christmas and New Years day]. We celebrate Jesus Christs' baptism by John the Baptist in the Jordan river. According to custom, on this day priests bless the waters by throwing a cross in them. Men and women jump into the waters to catch the cross. It is a great blessing if you catch it first

Theofaneia [Epiphany]: the 3rd and last of the Greek Christmas holidays [ after Christmas and New Years day]. We celebrate Jesus Christs' baptism by John the Baptist in the Jordan river. According to custom, on this day priests bless the waters by throwing a cross in them. Men and women jump into the waters to catch the cross. It is a great blessing if you catch it first

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