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    Treat yourself or your loved ones to a Greek sweets basket!

    Because of Covid, I haven't been seeing a lot of my friends and family and I haven't been able to celebrate with them for birthdays or the holidays. I thought that because so many of us are missing Greece and Greek food that it would be nice to get some of them a Greek sweets basket so they can...
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    A guide to some of the best street art in Athens

    Athens has some of the best street art in the whole world! The artists have so much passion and always showcases the history of Greece or some of the current struggles that are happening. Taking note and paying attention to the graffiti and street art is one of the best ways to get a pulse of...
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    Calling all artists! Submit your documentaries to the Thessaloniki documentary film festival

    The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival is an annual international competition that showcases artists from around the world that create some of the best documentaries. The submission ends pretty soon on January 12! Your documentary must be over 70 minutes long to be eligible for entry into...
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    How to make unique sesame biscuits!

    These are a unique version of the classic koulourakia! They are shaped in a unique curly circle with sesame seeds on top to add a pop of savoy flavor. Have any of you tried making these type of Koulourakia before or know what region of Greece they come from?
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    Cretan dance flash mob in Sydney, Australia

    This is so beautiful to see! Everyone gathering around of all ages enjoying Greek culture all over the world! Bravo paidia mas! Cheers to everyone, I hope to see more and more of these cultural initiatives, especially now that so many Greek festivals are shutting down. Culture is everywhere and...
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    A Greek New Years Eve Celebration!

    This is what a beautiful New Years Eve celebration looks like in Greece! This show always Play some of the best Greek holiday music ever! I always have it in the background when I'm cooking and preparing for my New Year's and Christmas celebrations. I hope you enjoy it 😊
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    Check out my Christmas melomakarona!

    This is a picture of the traditional Christmas cookies that I made for Christmas yesterday! I baked them in the oven right after letting them sit for a few minutes. My guests devoured them today! I am so happy that this recipe came out so great! I put a little bit less syrup because I don't like...
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    Beautiful Christmas Carols from Crete!

    Christmas carolling is a beautiful tradition in Greece that is celebrated and done throughout all regions of Greece. Crete has some special Christmas traditions such as the Christmas boat which you will see in the image of this video. I would love to visit Crete one day to celebrate Christmas...
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    Holidays such as Christmas is when Greeks will eat meat as a special treat

    Many people think that the Mediterranean and Greek diet is very focussed around eating meat or lamb… but in reality Greeks don't eat meat as much as one would think. Meat is only eaten on special occasion or once/twice a week when it is available. Especially when the Greeks eat at home, they eat...
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    What to expect from a Greek Orthodox church service on Christmas Eve

    In Greece, the Eve of the Nativity, Christmas Eve, is celebrated on January 5. The liturgical services include three phases. The first is the portion of the service referred to as “The Hours”, which summarizes the themes of the great feast. There are special biblical readings, hymns, and psalms...
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    Did you know that Mykonos has a castle that you can visit?

    Just look at how beautiful this castle is on google earth. The castle is built on top of a beautiful small mountain. It is currently in ruins but still a great part of history. The castle was abandoned when the Ottoman Empire took over in the 14th century...
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    Any updates on the omicron variant in Greece?

    I would love to know if anyone has news or updates on how covid is spreading and being treated in Greece, especially since the new omicron variant has been announced. Is anyone in Greece at the moment? Please stay safe everyone and take good measures.
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    Typical dishes from the island of Greece!

    These are some of Rhodes' most traditional dishes!
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    What are some pregnancy and baby traditions in Greek culture?

    My sister just announced that she is pregnant! And I would love to help her feel more at home with some Greek traditions during her pregnancy and the newborn time. What are some Greek traditions for new moms?
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    Thessaloniki is Greeces best city because its right on the water

    Don't get me wrong I love Athens but its too much pavement and not enough breeze! I personally love Thessaloniki because it has beautiful views of the water and pretty good beaches nearby! :) :) I can't wait to go back this summer
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    This is how Hercules became immortal!

    Hercules is my favorite character in Greek mythology! Hercules was a demigod and he earned his freedom and immortality (turning him into a God) by completing tasks set to him by Eurystheus, King of Tiryns and Mycenae. These were called the twelve labours, one of which was killing the minotaur.
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    How to make authentic Greek moussaka (Greeces national dish)

    If you don't know how to make this dish then do you really love Greek cooking??? Just joking, let me know if you like this recipe :)
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    What do Greek-Americans and Greek-Canadians do for thanksgiving?

    This question is out of pure curiotisty! What do my fellow Greek-Americans and Greek-Canadians do for thanksgiving? Do you eat turkey? Do you even celebrate?
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    How to make melitzanosalata (Greek eggplant dip)

    The ingredients are... 3 to 4 (long type) eggplants 1 small grated onion 1 to 2 cloves crushed garlic 1 large, peeled and chopped tomato 3/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon vinegar Salt Pepper Greek olives Green peppers All you need to do is roast the eggplant (preferably on a grill) and pulse the...
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    What are your opinions on okra/bamies?

    I personally don't love okra, but when its cooked right it can be so tasty! For reference to those of you who haven't tried it, its a vegetable that has a slimy texture and is cooked in a red sauce, which is mainly the reason people don't like it.