Christmas in Greece Richard block

Food

The people in Greece eat pastries, nuts, and different types of bread.

Christmas celebrations

Many of the kids go out and sing carols to their neighbors. They are sometimes rewarded with nuts and figs. Families bond by painting nuts (kind of like Easter eggs)

Is There a santa???

The Greek believe that a man named Aghios Vassilis is the person that gives them presents on Christmas

Holiday greeting

In the Greek language they say Kala Christougenna which means merry Christmas

Fun Fact

The Greek people believe in the kallikantzaroi. They are evil spirits that come and do mean things to you unless you keep your fire burning all twelve days before epiphany

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