(Photo by reportal.gr) The celebration day of the Greek revolution takes place in Greece and Cyprus every single year. The day of the celebration is an official holiday and Greece and Cyprus celebrating the Annunciation of virgin Mary too. Celebrating events usually include parades and other festive events on the same day or...
(Photo by www.alamy.de) Cretan traditional costume was of the most elegant and most complicated form of clothing and was divided into everyday and festive clothing. While in other regions traditional clothing was one of the first things to be replaced by western clothing named "frágkika roúha" – in Crete traditional clothing is worn up until today.The culture of every place...
(Photo by rakopolio.blogspot.com) Weaving is an amazing craft which is using beautiful wooden tools: looms, shuttles, frames and more,is a complex process. You bring together different elements to make a larger picture. These tools are works of art and even more incredible is the fact that they have been around since the same time our ancestors were developing stone tools-...
(Photo by gr.pinterest.com ) No single historical item represents the Island of Crete more than the Traditional Cretan Dagger. A weapon of honor and gallantry,this work was been realized in an effort to honor and preserve in the memory of modern generations an art in the island of Crete throughout the 19th and in the early 20th century which is slowly...
It is among the oldest known cultivated trees in the world - being grown before the written language was invented. It was being grown on Crete by 3,000 BC and may have been the source of the wealth of the Minoan kingdom. The Phoenicians spread the olive to the Mediterranean shores of Africa and Southern Europe. The ancient Greeks brought olive cultivation to...
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