Sunday, April 19, 2009

MY WORLD TUESDAY: Greek Easter

Christ has arised-Χριστός Ανέστη!

Τhis is what we Greeks call Easter:

the girls make a beautiful bouquet of daisies and poppies
to decorate the festive board properly...

we spike a lamb...
we srike red eggs...

we prepare a festive board and we dance...
video

and eat to a surfeit!
We had a wonderful time this year!
I wish you were here to celebrate with us !


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18 comments:

Denise said...

Hi Marina, this was such an enjoyable post. I loved the happiness of that Greek Dance. Great, great photos and great, great video!

Tamara Jansen said...

What a ton of FUN! Wish we could've been there :)

Anette said...

It looks like you had a lovely Easter! What a excellent dance!

antigoni said...

It's soooooooo funny! I couldn't stop laughing. Great post, sis.

Reader Wil said...

How wonderful Marina to see you and Antigoni dancing! Clever girls you are! You have a blessed family. Thank you for sharing! Have a great week!

Erin said...

hello marina...your easter celebration looks like it was a festive and fun time for the entire family. love the shot of the lamb on the spit...
and the poppies and daisies were lovely too...

Me and my puppies said...

So happy I feel like dancin'. Great fun!

Photo Cache said...

Oh what a wonderful tradition. Is that you and Antigoni dancing?

SandyCarlson said...

Looks like a wonderful time!

Babooshka said...

Looks like a very colourful and fun packed Easter of a different kind

Mary Elizabeth said...

Lots of fun for Easter. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great week.
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Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Very interesting. I love you showing a little of your life. Thanks,

Rinkly Rimes said...

I can almost hear that Zorba music!

Mediterranean kiwi said...

alithos anesti!

Reader Wil said...

Thank you for your kind words, Marina. All over Europe there are beautiful churches, but they are all different.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I enjoyed watching the video of you and your sister dancing! Wonderful!

ayamlin said...

Hi marina!
Yeah, I wish I celebrated it with you there!
I wanna eat your dishes!

disa said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.