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 intriguing 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.
Explores national day (patriotism day) traditions from around the world, including independence days and patriotic holidays.
Explores global traditions surrounding the arrival of a new year, including food, parties, finding good luck, and making resolutions.
Explores global traditions surrounding birthdays, including cake, parties, and decorations.
Explores Christmas traditions from around the world, including foods, gift-giving, and religious celebrations.
Explores Easter traditions from around the world, including Easter eggs, the Easter bunny, food, and religious celebrations.
Explores wishing traditions from around the world, including rainbows, wishing wells, the moon, birthday candles, and wishbones.