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Here’s How to Naturally Dye Eggs Red for Easter [video]

In this video, acclaimed chef Peter Minakis shows how to naturally make your red Greek Easter eggs using onion skins.  Here’s his secret organic...

2015 Easter: Voyage Through the Peloponnese

Dr. Despina Siolas and her husband, Laurentino Ibarra, witnessed the unique Holy Friday Greek Orthodox celebration in Tripoli, Greece. They also decided to take a...

Greek Hospitality Unparalleled at 2015 Easter

Dr. Despina Siolas and her husband, Laurentino Ibarra, witnessed the unique Holy Friday Greek Orthodox celebration in Tripoli, Greece, with their relatives Pitsa Gerou...
Greeks dye Eggs red for Orthodox Eastervideo

Why Do Greeks Dye Easter Eggs Red and How to Do It [Video]

For Greek Orthodox Christians one of the oldest Easter traditions are red-dyed eggs. Here's why we do it and how you can do it too,...
Why is Orthodox Easter different than Catholic

Why Orthodox Christian Easter Is Later than the Catholic One

As Catholics and most of the western world celebrate Easter today, we asked a Greek-Orthodox priest to explain why the Orthodox Church doesn't celebrate...

Why Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter After the Western world

By Fr. Jon Magoulias* - As Greek-Orthodox Christians prepare to celebrate Easter this Sunday, May 5th, we would like to shed some light on the...
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Why George and Georgia Don’t Celebrate their Name Day Today

On April 23rd Christians commemorate Saint George, the Great Martyr & Triumphant. However this year, the Greek-Orthodox church does not celebrate Saint George today,...

Greek Easter Fireworks Pose Problem for Tarpon Springs, FL

Thousands of Greeks, mostly of Dodecanese origin, live in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and celebrate Easter in the traditional way. They color eggs, grill lambs...

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