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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Aug 10, 2018

Destinations

Homecoming, Greek-Style

The feast day of the church of a Greek village is not just the main event in the year’s social calendar; it’s a time to revive memories, to celebrate family and traditional culture, and to preserve this heritage for generations to come. In Greece, people celebrate their name days – the feast day of the saint for whom they are named. Towns and cities do the same, marking the celebration…

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Feb 01, 2018

Life

Celebrating St Tryphon in Goumenissa: A Warming Feast in the Depths of Winter

Goumenissa, close to Greece’s northern border, is a wine town. On the feast day of St. Tryphon – the protector of the vine – the locals go all out for what is one of winter’s biggest celebrations.

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