Easter In Greece – The Short Guide To Greek Easter 2022

Greek Easter 2022 The most important event in the Christian Orthodox Calendar, Easter in Greece, will be celebrated with friends and family with some restrictions covid-19 still in place.  Many people will travel to Greece and it’s Islands to celebrate Easter with their families Greek Easter 2022 falls on, Sunday April 24th,  we will take…

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What’s Christmas like in Kefalonia?

Christmas ARgostoli

Local groups, bands and children can be heard singing in the streets, while illuminated decorations can be found in villages and towns, as well as in homes. Christmas trees and Karavakia – small, decorated ships – can be seen over Christmas, while special breads called ‘Christopsomo’, which are baked with walnuts and almonds, are served and shared.

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Olive Harvesting in Kefalonia

Greek Mythology and the Olive Tree According to Greek mythology the Olive Tree was the ultimate gift tree. The creation of the olive tree was the result of a contest between Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, and Poseidon, God of the Sea. Anthena won the contest by creating the Olive Tree an offering signifying peace, endurance…

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