Presentation on theme: "Greek traditions and customs. Τheophaneia meaning "vision of God“, which traditionally falls on January 6, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the."— Presentation transcript:
Τheophaneia meaning "vision of God“, which traditionally falls on January 6, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being in Jesus Christ. Τheophaneiafeast dayGod the Son human beingJesus Christ
Carols in Greece This image is from Carols of Lights! It is a custom of January sung throughout Greece
Carols.. Today the lights and lighting And joy and sanctification...
The 1st of January The first day of January is a day of joy for all children in the world! Santa Claus brings gifts to children who share joy throughout the land!
New Year In Greece After Christmas, the children impatiently await the New Year because that's when St. Basil delivers their gifts. In Greece people exchange gifts on New Year’s day instead of Christmas. The presents are delivered by Saint Basil, the ‘Greek’ Santa Claus…
New Year’s Cake!! Method: In a bowl mix the flour, almonds, baking powder and coarse almond. In mixer beat butter with sugar until fluffy. Stop hitting and add the cream, stirring gently with a plastic spoon. Pour the mixture alternately with the flour and pomegranate wine and stir slightly! New year’s cake it’s a Greek custom!
The might of Christmas Tell us the custom of the Christmas night with Santa Claus flying on his sleigh over the houses of all the children of the world! We usually leave VASILOPITA or biscuits on Christmas’ table for Santa Claus !
Men and women are very happy on 13 th February!!! Greeks believe it originally celebrated the marriage between Zeus and Hera. Couples are in love!! Everybody is happy!!Zeus Hera HAPPY AKYLLA AND PRISKILLA’S DAY!!!
21 st February 1913 The Turkish surrender to the Greek army in Ioannina in 1913.
Ioannina’s liberation in 1913 1913 – Ioannina belongs to the Greek state after the Balkan Wars.1913IoanninaGreek state Balkan Wars
Ioannina celebrates the city liberation Ioannina city was liberated in 1913. This year our city celebrates 100 years of free life.
BAKLAVA The baklava is a pastry found in IOANNINA during the winter. We have it as a dessert made with dough sheet and stuffing containing nuts, usually hazelnut, pistachio or walnut. It gets the sweet taste of sugar syrup or honey
Ioannina’s bonfires in February Ioannina's carnival. Locals in Ioannina dance around the bonfires called tziamales or tzamales. It is a tradition and the event is unforgettable!
Easter Pascha is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at CalvaryChristian festival resurrection of Jesus Christ crucifixion at Calvary
Greek traditional recipe for easter cookies Greeks eat cookies at Easter. They are made of: butter milk Sugar Eggs fresh orange juice Soda Orange Cognac baking powder and flour
17 NOVEMBER 1973 We celebrate the fall of the dictatorship in 1973. At school, we play a drama theatre. My schoolmates sing songs that day…
PUMPKIN CELEBRATION the celebration of the pumpkin is done by everyone in Greece in November
HOW TO MAKE A PUMPKIN PIE Ingredients: 1.5 kg pumpkin 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisins 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon clove powder 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 8 tablespoons sugar 1 package phyllo pastry for sweet butter for brushing the leaves Powdered sugar for dusting...