Cultural traditions in Greece /

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by Peppas, Lynn.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Cultural traditions in my world. Published by : Crabtree Pub., (St. Catharines, ON ; | New York :) Physical details: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Festivals --Greece. | Holidays --Greece. | Greece --Social life and customs. Year : 2013 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
Location Collection Call Number Status Date Due
West Royalty Elementary School non fiction (PB) 394.269 PEP Available

"Guided reading: O"--Page 4 of cover.

Includes index.

Welcome to Greece -- Family occasions -- Name Day -- New Year's Day -- Epiphany -- Indepedence Day -- Apokries Festival -- Clean Monday -- Easter -- Easter Sunday -- Labor Day -- Assumption Day -- Ochi Day -- Christmas.

Greek culture has influenced many other cultures around the globe for thousands of years. Many of the cultural traditions celebrated in Greece today have been passed down through the centuries by the people of this ancient civilization. This book describes how the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of people across the country are observed in the many different festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Greek people celebrate family occasions.