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Gouria: Greek Good Luck Charms

Greek good luck charms, known as gouria, are a steadfast part of Greek culture existing since ancient times. With the New Year, their value is even more prevalent.

Changing of the Guard Ceremony in Greece: Evzones

The changing of the guard ceremony in Greece is one of the most memorable official ceremonies of its kind.  Greece’s elite presidential guard, known as the Evzones, protect the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with unique costumes and a memorable ceremony that is steeped in Greek tradition.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center: Mass Graves Uncovered

The new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center opens up a new era of the arts in Athens. It is also where the discovery of an ancient mass grave unravels another piece of fascinating history from ancient times.

The Evil Eye in Greece

When visiting Greece and browsing the wall hangings in shops or noticing necklaces and bracelets, you may take notice of a big blue eye design staring back at you. It’s called the evil eye and its used in décor, as jewelry and in art. Here’s why it’s everywhere…

Ancient Greek Theatre in our Modern World

This cultural tale will take you on a journey through ancient Greek theatre, an art form that thrives in our modern world. Some ancient Greek plays date back to 700 B.C., taking center stage at festivals to honor the gods, especially for Dionysus, the mighty god of theatre, wine and festivity. At Fly Me to

Top Greek Island Summer Festivals 

The top Greek island summer festivals combine the vibe of island living and a vibrant celebration of the arts. We love the atmosphere these festivals offer each individual isle – a truly unique cultural experience in one of the most beautiful corners in the world. Check out our list of top Greek island summer festivals.

Easter Traditions on Greek Islands

Easter traditions on Greek islands can be incredibly unique, offering a different experience to the country’s most important holiday. Following 40 days of fasting and a reverent Holy Week, Easter Sunday throughout Greece culminates in a day of celebration, fun, feasting, traditional music, dancing and being with family and friends. On the Greek islands, Easter