Advertisements
Home

Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday)

Today is a very special day in Greece, and around the world. The Greeks celebrate Kathara Deftera which translates to “Clean Monday.”  This is the start of lent among the Orthodox Christians. This day is full of kite flying, and Greek picnics, if the weather is nice.

The tradition is to head to Filopapou Hill to fly kites, which I had the opportunity to do, and it was packed with many people. The atmosphere is very fun and full of beautiful kites. I highly recommend going next year to Athens, and trying out this fun day of kite flying, and enjoying a nice picnic.

Do you have any pictures that you would like to share from Greece? I would love to see some beautiful kites, and pictures of Filopapou. Please send to kouzounaslive@gmail.com

Thank you and enjoy this beautiful day!!

Image

Image

Image

Image

Advertisements
Advertisements

Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes.

One Comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! GET FREE SHIPPING WITH THIS CODE: freeship2019kk Dismiss

%d bloggers like this: