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Celebrations held at Trikala, Greece.

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



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