Advent Calendar Door 13 🛷
Christmas in Greece 🇬🇷
Today, the stage is Tijana’s our colleague from Stuttgart. Tijana is from Greece and shared her holiday customs and traditions with us!
Christmas in Greece is very similar to other European countries, some places have Christmas markets and people are generally in a jolly mood. It’s a season of helping others and putting problems aside as much as possible.
On Christmas’ Eve, children go door to door to houses/shops and sing carols (usually they receive money or little treats for doing so from each house/shop they go to). There is a late dinner on Christmas’ Eve with the whole family (parents, children, grandparents, sometimes also aunts, uncles, cousins). A lot of people go to church on both Christmas’ Eve and Christmas morning. The kids don’t get their gifts on Christmas (even though this is changing nowadays), but on January 1st, because the Greek version of Santa Claus (Ayios Vasilis = St. Vasilis) brings them after New Year’s Eve.
Which date is for you a holiday to exchange gifts? 🎁
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