10/11/2021 - 11/11/2021
Location: Greece / South Aegean / Karpathos
Photography / Text: Michael Pappas
After eating a delicious food, singing starts. There are local musicians playing. Oldest men sing first, the priest also. In a while, dancing starts. This will last until morning.
29/12/2020 - 01/01/2021
Location: Greece / Western Macedonia / Prespes
Photography / Text: George Tatakis
Bonfires are lit on New Year's Eve to welcome the New Year. An ancient Pagan (Dionysian) custom on the shore of a beautiful, serene and at the same time surreal small village.
14/08/2021 - 15/08/2021
Location: Greece / South Aegean / Ios
Photography / Text: Antonios Chrysakis
The local legend has it that the miraculous icon traveled on a raft, with a lit vigil light always next to it, which was not blown out by either the winds or the waves, leading the religionists from the Turkish-ruled Crete to the coasts of Ios.
The Harmony in Chaos is born. Hundreds of strangers become one as they move and express themselves and dance with strangers. Who are not strangers. Anymore...
Do you have any ideas for some really pculiar Christmas customs? Know of a place that can host our team? Something really crazy is going on around your village? Please share!