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CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
The most unforgettable holidays
in your life!
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Traditions in Greece
 Greece is a country where

traditions and customs are a part
of ever...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Traditions in Greece
 On Christmas Eve, children, often go out
singing 'kalanda' (carols) ...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Traditions in Greece
 The Christmas boats are made of paper or
wood, decorated with small,...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Traditions in Greece
 According to tradition, during the Greek 12
days of Christmas (Decem...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Food in Greece
 Traditionally, the main course of
Christmas dinner in Greece is roast
pork...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Food in Greece
 Christopsomo is the bread that is made on

Christmas Eve, which has a cros...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas Food in Greece
 Vasilopita is a cake that is eaten on New
Year's Day. Before the cake is b...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas in Greece: Holiday
Destinations
 Some of the most charming features in
Greece are its vill...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas in Greece: Holiday
Destinations
 At Christmas time in Greece, the tall

mountains are snow...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

Christmas in Greece: Holiday Destinations
 The most popular snow centers are

Parnassos near the tow...
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

THE END
CHRISTMAS IN
GREECE

 TEAM A’:

M.GIANNOPOYLOS
S. KYRIAKIDOU
G.KOSTOPOYLOS
K. MATIAKI
M. MYLONAS

2013-14
CLASS 6th
12o P...
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  1. 1. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE The most unforgettable holidays in your life!
  2. 2. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE
  3. 3. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Traditions in Greece  Greece is a country where traditions and customs are a part of everyday life. Most holidays in Greece are celebrated traditionally, and Christmas in no exception.
  4. 4. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Traditions in Greece  On Christmas Eve, children, often go out singing 'kalanda' (carols) in the streets. They play drums and triangles as they sing.  Sometimes the will also carry model boats decorated with nuts which are painted gold. Carrying a boat is a very old custom in the Greek Islands.
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  7. 7. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Traditions in Greece  The Christmas boats are made of paper or wood, decorated with small, colorful lamps and a few, simple ornaments.  Many municipalities have decorated their squares and roads with Christmas Boats.
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  9. 9. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Traditions in Greece  According to tradition, during the Greek 12 days of Christmas (December 25 to January 6), goblins come out to tease people and eat their food.  This tradition is based on the legend that the "waters aren't christened" since Christ has not yet been baptized.
  10. 10. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Food in Greece  Traditionally, the main course of Christmas dinner in Greece is roast pork, with a variety of side delicacies.  Melomakarona and kourabiedes are the two varieties of Christmas and New Year's cookies in Greece.
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  12. 12. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Food in Greece  Christopsomo is the bread that is made on Christmas Eve, which has a cross carved into the top crust before it is baked.
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  14. 14. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas Food in Greece  Vasilopita is a cake that is eaten on New Year's Day. Before the cake is baked, a coin covered in foil is placed in it. The New Year is written on top of the cake with almonds.
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  16. 16. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas in Greece: Holiday Destinations  Some of the most charming features in Greece are its villages, especially those located on the beautiful mountainsides.
  17. 17. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas in Greece: Holiday Destinations  At Christmas time in Greece, the tall mountains are snowcapped, as are the lush evergreen trees that cover the countryside. They are the ideal places to spend a white Christmas in Greece!
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  19. 19. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE Christmas in Greece: Holiday Destinations  The most popular snow centers are Parnassos near the town of Arcahova, Pertouli and Pilio in the region of Thessaly, Tymfristos in the Karpenissi area, Helmos in the town of Kalavrita, Mainalos in Vytina, Peloponnese, Vasilitsa in Grevena and Kaimaktsalan in Edessa.
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  21. 21. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE THE END
  22. 22. CHRISTMAS IN GREECE  TEAM A’: M.GIANNOPOYLOS S. KYRIAKIDOU G.KOSTOPOYLOS K. MATIAKI M. MYLONAS 2013-14 CLASS 6th 12o PRIMARY SCHOOL ,KOZANI
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