Protomagia - Festival of Flowers at 1st of May

Every year is not only the international worker’s day celebrated in Greece, but also the “Festival of the Flowers”, on 1st of May. As you probably know, May is the last month of spring and its name is related to the Ancient goddess ‘Maya’.

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Refugee Food Festival in Athens

In the occasion of the World Refugee Day held on June 20th, this year Athens is hosting the second edition of the Refugee Food Festival. The first one was organized in Paris in June 2016 where 11 Persian restaurants opened their doors to host guest chefs, and due to its success, this year was proposed again as a European edition: from the 15th to the 30th of June the festival passes through different European cities such as Lyon, Florence, Madrid, Brussels and many more.

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Religious Traditions

Next to the Greek Orthodox Wedding, which is an important aspect in the Orthodox church, there are some other traditions connected with religion, and all of them have their importance.

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Rocket War

It is difficult to tell how and when the "Rocket War"-tradition started in Vrontados. Today there are many different versions of the story. We will tell you two of them.

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Sani Festival

25 years. A pretty long time, isn't it? Well, that's how long the Sani Festival on Χαλκιδική (Chalkidiki) has already taken place. Back in 1992 when the festival had its premiere there was excitement, unavoidable stress and the ambition to keep going. It was a unique event in Greece at that time. Now, 25 years later, it is popular around the world with dedicated fans who can't wait for it to begin.

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Spring Traditions

Like many people all around the world the Greeks are really happy when it's time to leave the winter behind and greet the spring. This is why they have some particular spring traditions - and I'm not talking about spring-cleaning.

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