Christmas and New Year traditions in Greece

Greece has many customs and traditions related to Christmas and New Year. Many of these are common throughout the country, but many others are local and little known. Although the celebration of Christmas has been heavily influenced in terms of decoration and gastronomy by Western countries, Greeks remain quite faithful to certain traditions, such as kalanta (Christmas carols), the […]

One year in Europe

What happened in the European Union, what has changed and what we will remember forever. 2019 in brief. — A greener Europe: the Thunberg’s effect In April European Parliament invited the young environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Even though she could not speak in plenary, the Environment Committee was overwhelmed by her speech. “Our house is […]

Random Radio Show #3: Ice ice baby

Balkan Hotspot Radio
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Random Radio Show #3: Ice ice baby
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Winter has come and we braced ourselves 😀 In this episode you will discover how and where we’ve celebrated New Year, how people are dealing with the snow in Greece and what to do in order to survive in very challenging conditions of local winter 😀 Find your comfortable spot near the fireplace or under the warm blanket and join our lovely company 😉