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Celebrate Greek Easter with two recipes Posted by on Apr 16, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα είναι Μεγάλη Πέμπτη (Holy Thursday) και την Κυριακή είναι το Πάσχα (Easter). In Greece, today we make τσουρέκι (Easter bread), κουλουράκια (cookies) and κόκκινα αυγά (we dye boiled eggs red). I would like to share two videos with you, in case you want to make your own τσουρέκι and κουλουράκια. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbU2jHPsK58 Λέξεις…

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Listening Comprehension Quiz: the Greek Easter Posted by on Apr 3, 2018

Γεια σας και καλό Πάσχα! This year the Orthodox Easter (Ορθόδοξο Πάσχα) is celebrated on the 8th of April. Every year, Easter becomes more and more commercialized. However, we still follow at least some basic customs. In this post, there is a video about the places which are famous for their unique customs, such as…

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A touch of Greek Easter Posted by on Apr 15, 2014

The  countdown to Easter (Πάσχα, Pasha) , the most important Greek holiday, has already started.  The Easter traditions have been preserved  and are still followed by most Greeks, religious or not.  Some people, relate Easter to a big open air celebration with music, dance, and of course a meal that is composed of lamb and…

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