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Celebrations held at Trikala, Greece.
5th Gymnasio Trikalon, Greece: A presentation for the Comenius project "Migration: A Pilgrimage to Welfare"

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Celebration.ppt

  1. 1. Comenius Partnership Comenius team of 5th Gymnasio Trikalon presents
  2. 2. Celebrations at Trikala
  3. 3. Most of our celebrations are related to our tradition. Roots of our tradition are spread: <ul><li>In ancient greek culture, </li></ul><ul><li>In East culture, </li></ul><ul><li>In West culture and </li></ul><ul><li>In our religion </li></ul>
  4. 4. We shall have a look in the most important and peculiar celebrations held in our district
  5. 5. You can see Christmas trees all over the world during Christmas! But can you see “Karkatzalia”?
  6. 6. Karkatzalia: They are the bad spirits run around the streets before Christmas
  7. 7. According to our tradition, karkatzalia disappear in 6 th of January
  8. 8. When waters are hallowed in a special ceremony and bad spirits disappear.
  9. 9. A cross is thrown to the river and believers try to catch it
  10. 10. Easter is a very important celebration for Greeks. <ul><li>Tradition demands a 50 days preparation for this feast. </li></ul><ul><li>Our grandmothers stop eating meat. </li></ul><ul><li>Our mothers and fathers clean and paint the house. </li></ul><ul><li>And we, children, wait for 15teen days Easter holidays. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Young girls, named “Lazarines,”hold a flower basket and run over the neighborhoods and declare that Easter is very closed
  12. 12. Good Friday: All people go to church ...
  13. 13. ...or standing in the streets to watch the holy ceremony
  14. 14. We all roast lambs in our yards at Easter
  15. 15. Day of Saint George in April, Kastraki.
  16. 16. Youngsters renew their vow, by climbing the rock and changing the old neckchieves to new ones.  
  17. 17. Greek Summer is full of celebrations.
  18. 18. Dances, Feasts and Celebrations are holding in each point of Greece.
  19. 19. But the most unusual celebration is in the 16th of August.
  20. 20. It's the dance of Oldmen, at Gardiki
  21. 21. They virtualize a battle while…
  22. 22. They are listening to a song and trying to win the enemy
  23. 23. Summer is icredibly lovely in Greece! You can smell it, taste it, feel it e v e r y w h e r e.
  24. 24. That's why we all wish to be good, to meet each other, to sing and to dance!!!
  25. 25. Let's keep dancing
  26. 26. Our sources <ul><li>http://www.thessalia.gov.gr/contents.asp?id=969 </li></ul><ul><li>www.dimosvassilikis.gr/ </li></ul><ul><li>www. kalampaka .com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.trikala.gr/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.musicheaven.gr / html / modules.php?name=Blog . </li></ul>
  27. 27. http://trikalapoli.blogspot.com/2009/01/blog-post_20.html http://www.e-enimerosi.gr/images/news/123929164086_mrg.jpg
  28. 28. http://www.agro-tour.net/web/guest/8/~/topicarts/view/52369/251/251?_topicarts_redirect=%2Fweb%2Fguest%2F8%2F%257E%2Ftopic%2F251%2F251%3F_topicarts_page%3D15 http://www.agro-tour.net
  29. 29. Thank you for your attention

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