Question: What are the customs and traditions of Greek?

Most customs and traditions in Greece and the Greek Islands are of a religious nature, but some stem from paganism. Easter is by far the most important celebration for the Greeks, even Christmas comes second. The celebrations for Easter truly begin two months before, but Holy Week is the peak of these activities.

What are some Greek customs?

Traditions Only Greeks Can UnderstandName Days. It is true that the tradition of “name days” exists in many European countries, but in Greece, these name days are strongly respected and celebrated. First Day of the Month. Evil Eye (Mati) Spitting. Name Giving. Saints Day Celebrations. Plate Smashing. The Christmas Boat.More items •8 May 2017

What type of culture is Greek?

98% of the Greeks are Christian Orthodox. The rest of the population are Muslims, Roman Catholics, and Jewish. Greece and Russia are the only countries to have such a big proportion of Orthodox Christians.

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