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nm1999

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I love name days! They're like birthdays but even better, and my favorite part is that people are able to share them with their family members who have the same names. Every year, on a specific day, most Greek people with Greek names will have a "name day" that is the day of the saint who corresponds with their name. Expect a bunch of family members to show up to your house with gifts!
 
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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?

The best Greek Christmas desserts!

Im already getting in the Christmas spirit! These are my favorite Christmas desserts...
Melamakarona
Baklava
Christopsomo
Kourabiedes
Koulourakia

What are yours?

Share your Greek tongue twisters!

I love this one, does anyone know any more?

Φίλος έδωσε σε φίλο τριαντάφυλλο με φύλλο. Φίλε, φύλαγε το φύλλο, μην το δώσεις σε άλλο φίλο.

Which translates to: A friend gave to a friend a rose with a lief. Friend, keep the leaf, don’t give it to another friend. Its super hard to say in Greek

I love when Greek women dance zeibekiko!!

Zeibekiko is traditionally danced by men, but many women over the years have started dancing this beautiful dance. I love seeing everyone join in. Its my favorite dance because it is filled with passion and emotion.

What do you need to know if youre planning your wedding in Santorini

Please add any tips below that weren't mentioned in the video!

Share and discuss Greek traditions related to Greek weddings, christenings, dance & holidays!

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