religious festivals

Melomakarona and Kourabiedes are traditional desserts prepared primarily during the Christmas holiday season. Kourabiedes are sweet white buttery, crunchy cookies and Melomakarona are brown, honey-soaked delicious cookies. Christmas time in …

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The 25th of March is, for us the Greeks, a double celebration, both historical and religious, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821 as well as the …

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This old tradition some say comes from the Venetians of the 16th century who used to throw all their old and useless objects and pots out of their windows, others say comes …

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Monastery of Mother of God-“Themata” was built in the 11th century on the slope of Agia Dinati near Makriotika, just 6 km from Agia Efimia.

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All the most important festivals and events of Kefalonia have religious connotations. Orthodox religion and Christianity form the basis of Greek culture and the major holidays are associated with the worship …

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All the most important festivals and events of Kefalonia have religious connotations. Orthodox religion (almost all the population) and Christianity form the basis of Kefalonia culture and the major holidays …

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