Taxiarxis' , the Archangel's Michael Feast Day in Lesvos Brought Thousands of Faithful to Pray to His Grace
|Posted by moodhacker on April 22, 2018 at 2:55 PM||comments ()|
The Sunday of the Holy Myrrhbearers is one of the major feasts of the Holy Archangel Michael the Taxiarch, Mantamados, Mytilene (Lesvos). This is because that church was consecrated on this day. Thousands of pilgrims flock to celebrate this feast, seek the interces...Read Full Post »
Corfu's Easter Holidays, the visitor's choice for 2018
|Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 6:10 PM||comments ()|
An increase of 10 pct was recorded in the number of tourists visiting Corfu to spend their Easter holidays, Corfu Tour Operators Chairman, Vassilios Kaloudis said on Wednesday in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency .
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When the flowers bloom for #Easter in #Greece
|Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 11:05 AM||comments ()|
Mani, Peloponese Greece, Photo by Kostas Thomakos fb
The Easter painted Greek Land
On Good Friday , the night befoire Jesus' Resurrection night in Greece, girls and women around the country, on the isla...Read Full Post »
The Greek Orthodox Fasting Longevity Effects
|Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 10:30 AM||comments ()|
Easter is close , and traditionally , Greeks are fasting for 50 Days , since the "Clean Monday" Day, till the Easter Day that celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ .
According to tradition faithful Greeks will not consume meat, eggs and dairy products to "clean their body and soul" for Easter.
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The Very Original Greek #StreetFood in Athens
|Posted by moodhacker on July 24, 2017 at 8:15 AM||comments ()|
Chef Vassilis Kallidis and the Überness team have taken over three dilapidated butcher shops in the Athens Central Market of Renti and have transformed them into an avant-garde pop up eatery that pays homage to the roadside food trucks of Greece.
Leaving the basic elements of the original stores untouched, the concrete walls, the rusty beams...Read Full Post »
Muslim Prayer to be held by Erdogan and his government at Hagia Sophia on Good Friday
|Posted by moodhacker on April 12, 2017 at 9:20 AM||comments ()|
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a Muslim prayer service at Hagia Sophia, on Good Friday with Muslim religious leaders.
Erdogan, who has favored Islamic claims in Turkey, will visit the Hagia Sophia—a building that was originally a Christian church—on the day when the Christian world observes Good Friday.
Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has announced his in...Read Full Post »
Leftist government MP calls #HolyFire "a thing", asks for the cost of its transport to #Greece
|Posted by moodhacker on April 12, 2017 at 2:30 AM||comments ()|
SYRIZA MP blasts tradition of transport of Holy Fire to Greece
Leftist SYRIZA MP Makis Balaouras criticised the Greek state for continuing to adopt the tradition of receiving the Holy Fire from Jerusalem during Easter as a head of state.
“An object, the fire, the Holy Fire arrives. It is something that does not happen in a civi...Read Full Post »
Traditional Easter in Greece celebrations
|Posted by moodhacker on April 11, 2017 at 8:50 AM||comments ()|
The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual devoutly, giving themselves body and soul into the culmination of the Passion of Christ and finally rejoicing in His Resurrection. Let’s take a deeper insight into ancient-old rituals and traditions…
- On Maundy Thursday the Service of the Holy ...