Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Like any other Greek island, Corfu has many festivals and religious holidays throughout the year, especially during the summer. The best season for visiting the island would be spring when everything is green and blooming, while the weather is hot and dry in summer, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees C and is mild and wet in winter. However, it is a great experience to take part of a Greek holiday or festival. We would like to present you the six most important and exciting festival... [ read more ]

Greek Customs and Traditions

Greek Customs and Traditions

One of the much honored traditions by the Greeks in the modern time today are name day celebration. These names are of saints and on this day, friends visited the one who is having the name day without invitation offering wishes about longevity with little presents. In return, chocolates, pastries or candies are offered from his or her home. Engagement and Marriage in Greece Prior to the marriage is the engagement, so asking for the hand has to be made from the father of the woman. Blessin... [ read more ]