The Greek Santa comes on New Year’s Day

The Greek Santa’s name is not Father Christmas, nor Santa Claus and he doesn’t bring presents at Christmas. His name is St. Basil and he brings presents to the Greek children on the 1st of January. According to Orthodox tradition, … Continue reading


Happy New Year

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Happy new year to all. May the new year bring you health, happiness and joy, and peace to all the world. Greeks are proverbial well-wishers, but I will stop myself here and tell you instead about a new year’s Greek … Continue reading