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Greek Orthodox Christmas

from The Telegraph

Epiphany and Orthodox Christmas around the world

Christian Orthodox priests take part in a procession in Bethlehem's Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity

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from Making Multicultural Music

Christmas Traditions In Greece – Caroling With A Musical Triangle And Much More!

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In Greek Orthodox tradition, carols are sung on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), New Year's Eve (Dec. 31) and on Eve of Epiphany (Jan. 5). The lyrics for these days ...

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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III attends at the Church of the Nativity in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem Orthodox Christmas celebrations which kicked off on January 6, 2012 in the traditional birthplace of Jesus to the sound of bagpipes.

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from HubPages

Orthodox Christmas Traditions

Orthodox Christians include members of the Eastern Orthodox Church which is prevalent in Russia and Eastern Europe, and also the Oriental Orthodox churches such as Coptic, Ethiopian and Syrian. With such an array of religious traditions and local...

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Ύμνοι Χριστουγέννων: Λυκούργος Αγγελόπουλος - Greek Orthodox Christmas ...

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from lessons from a monastery

Celebrating Christmas in an Older Greece

GREECE – The night before Christmas, children go from door to door offering good wishes for the season and singing kalanda or carols accompanied by the sounds of triangles. Gifts are given on Saint Basil’s Day, the first day of January, and in place of a Christmas tree a shallow wooden bowl is placed in the home, holding a sprig of basil and a wooden cross

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