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News from Greece: Greek Easter Posted by on Apr 30, 2021

Γεια σας και καλό Πάσχα! On Sunday the Greeks celebrate Easter. The government has imposed rules in order to avoid the spread of COVID. There is a curfew (απαγόρευση κυκλοφορίας) from 22:00 to 5:00. We can relocate after sending a text message to 13033 stating the code 6 and our name and address. A group…

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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. Λέξεις…

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Sweet Easter with a Greek recipe! Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

Easter is coming soon and as you know the Orthodox culture is reach in traditions and customs. Μεγάλη Πέμπτη (Maundy Thursday) is a very creative day: we make τσουρέκι (Easter bread) πασχαλινά κουλουράκια (Easter cookies) and we make κόκκινα αυγά (we boil eggs and dye them red). In this post, there is a video by…

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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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