An impressive and surprising Christmas Greek tradition is the «karavaki» (boat) decoration! Although Greeks do decorate Christmas trees, a German custom brought in Greece by King Otto, it isn’t nearly as common a practice as decorating boats.
According to the folk Christmas traditions, the kallikantzari are short, ungly creatures with many deformities staying underground, sawing the world tree so that it will collapse, along with the Earth!
At the top of the list of biggest cheese-loving countries, someone will expect to find France but surprisingly it's Greece that holds the record with a consumption of no less than 24,2 kg per capita per year!
The Feast of Klydonas and the jumping over fire during St John’s celebration at the end of June is one of the traditions that has slowly disappeared. The 24th of June is considered one of the biggest summer festivities in Greek tradition.
One of the most incredible works of modern Greek sculpture adorn Delphi. The "Delphic Light" was created by the sculptor Gerasimos Sklavos (1927-1967) during the 1965-1966 period and is erected in the garden area of the "Amalia" hotel at Delphi.