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 […]

Random Radio Show #3: Ice ice baby

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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 😉

Music Odyssey: Winter whispers

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Music Odyssey: Winter whispers
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Are you feeling cold? It sure is cold outside, but hopefully, you are managing to make your house feel warm and cosy. What better to do on a cold winter day than to listen to our podcast? In this episode Filip, Sacha and Egle explore different ways how the season of winter is captured in music.

Music Odyssey: X-mas-like songs

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Music Odyssey: X-mas-like songs
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Are you tired of classical Christmas songs being overplayed everywhere, year after year? Well, on this year’s last episode of Music Odyssey, we have a solution for you! Join Filip, Sacha and Agnieszka as they explore X-mas-like music. These songs have Christmas vibes in them, but they do not mention the holidays at all. If you do not like the over-commercialisation of these holidays, or you are simply sick of Christmas in general, these songs may be perfect for you 🙂