April 16, 2020

The custom

Red eggs or in Greek “kokkina avga” are a symbol of the Greek Easter season and an important part of Greek Easter celebrations. Every year Holy Thursday is the day that Greeks dye the eggs red, a color that represents Jesus Christ’s blood. Eggs themselves represent Jesus Christ’s sealed Tomb from which he arose after his Crucifixion and they are also a symbol of fertility and eternal life. The tradition of cracking the Greek Easter Eggs after Chri...

November 7, 2019

The Olive Tree

Symbol of peace, wisdom, fertility, prosperity, luck, victory. This tree, that loves the sea and the Mediterranean sun, grows even on arid and rocky soils and survives under drought conditions and strong winds. It has accompanied the inhabitants of this land in times of both prosperity, and deprivation and has left its imprint in every aspect of the cultural tradition of the Mediterranean people.

In the Greek tradition, when a child is born, an...

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