People. Greece, Karpathos festival, local dress
At Festivals on the Greek island of Karpathos, many of the women wear their traditional clothes. © Patricia Fenn. All Rights Reserved. No usage allowed including copying or sharing without written permission.
Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece
Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an ethnic group which inhabit the lowlands of western Thessaly, just east of the Pindus mountains. They mostly inhabit villages in the area surrounding the cities of Trikala, Karditsa, Sofades and Palamas. Some villages in the area are still inhabited solely by Karagouni. Here is a map of Thessaly. They have retained their folk costume longer than many parts of Greece…
Bridal costume from Salamina Island
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Greece Traditions - Customs And Traditions of Greece
Customs and traditions in Greece and also the Greek Islands are generally of a religious character or originating from paganism.
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Folk Costumes, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Antonis Benakis, scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora, was born in Alexandria in 1873. He was witness to the vibrant tradition of national benefaction which, from the earliest years of Greek independence, was so clearly manifest amongst the Greek communities abroad. Benakis began his career as a collector in Alexandria, gradually reaching the decision to donate his collections to the Greek state, an idea which became reality after he settled permanently in Athens in…