CHRISTMAS IN GREECE

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This photo from Evritania, Central Greece is titled 'Ice Blue Xmas Tree'.

In Greece, the Christmas fast is broken on Christmas Eve with Christopsomo, or the "bread of Christ."

Christopsomo

In Greece, the Christmas fast is broken on Christmas Eve with Christopsomo, or the "bread of Christ." This round loaf draws its distinctive licorice-like flavor from mastic gum, the dried resin of a Mediterranean tree. After the dough rises, it is coiled

Thessaloniki, Greece Christmas tree

The Biggest, Brightest Christmas Trees in the World

As we count down to December 25, it's worth a look at one of the holiday's most notable markers: the Christmas tree.

Christmas tree in Greece.The old custom was to decorate a boat, since the Greek Christmas gift bringer, Agios Basilis, is also the patron saint of sailors.

O Christmas Tree! Trimming Traditions Around the World

By: Vicki Santillano Christmas is celebrated in many parts of the world, and each culture brings its own beliefs and rituals into the festivities. Depending on what country you’re in, you could eag…

Look at the colours! Look at the door! Look at the ornaments in the window!! Why is it only in Greece you see that perfect shade of blue

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amagicalplacetobe: Look at the colours! Look at the door! Look at the ornaments in the window!! Why is it only in Greece you see that perfect shade of blue?? ”Christmas in Corinth” by jchip8....

Celebrating Christmas in an Old Greece

Celebrating Christmas in an Older Greece

Every year children – and some Gypsy men – come around singing ‘kalanda,’ carols here in Greece. They do this on two days: Christmas Eve day and New Year’s Eve day for St. Basil’s…

Christmas Fairytaleland at Palios Mylos of Matsopoulo - Trikala - Greece

Hellas ~ Ελλάδα γύρω μας κι εντός μας.!: Photo

This is a haven for anything related to the lovely nation known as Hellas/Greece. Philosophy, architecture, literature, photography, mythology, music, etc. All things Hellenic - for Hellas as it is, an "Endless journey of Splendor " {We take no...

Christmas in Drama, Macedonia Greece

Christmas in Drama, Macedonia Greece

Red Christmas lights shine bright outside an insurance company in Athens, Greece.

Christmas Decorations Around The World

Children admire the Christmas lights on a home in the suburb of Matraville in Sydney, Australia.

Greece, since greece has 80% mountains, the winters are a true phenomenon! With gorgeous scenic environments just like in the summer

Greece, since greece has 80% mountains, the winters are a true phenomenon! With gorgeous scenic environments just like in the summer