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The Greek Roots of Santa Claus

Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nikolaos of Myra, was a 4th-century Christian saint and the Greek Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor (Greek Anatolia in present-day Turkey). He is also…

Greek Holiday Gift Guide

During these unprecedented times worldwide it is VERY important that we all support small businesses. Bring a piece of Greece into your home! Order the finest Greek products fast and securely online…

Sofia Arapogianni: The 22 Year Old Miss Universe Greece

Greece’s Miss Universe contestant, Rafaela Plastira, announced recently that she is withdrawing from the Miss Universe contest in protest against holding it in Israel, which she says occupies Palestine. Plastira, who hails from…

The Greek Polyglot Genius That Speaks 32 Languages

Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator, is not your typical polyglot who speaks four or five major languages fluently, which is impressive in and of itself; he speaks 32. He speaks 16 fluently…

Anna Pavlidou Crowned Miss Star Hellas and Miss World Greece

Anna Pavlidou, was crowned Miss Star Hellas 2021 a few weeks ago. ‘The most beautiful woman of Greece’ is a truly stunning and beautiful driven young lady. The 22-year-old beauty will represent…

Greece Bans Halal and Kosher Slaughter as Inhumane

Greece has banned kosher and halal slaughter. The country’s top administrative court, the Hellenic Council of State, announced the ban deeming them “inhumane”. Kosher and halal preparations of animals are central to…

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