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Exploring Cultures. GREECE. Created By: Mrs. Boutall. RELIGION. Most people in Greece practice the Greek Orthodox Religion. TRADITIONS. One tradition is line dancing at weddings, parties, festivals, and other occasions Another tradition is to dye eggs red

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Exploring cultures
Exploring Cultures

  • GREECE

Created By:

Mrs. Boutall


Religion

RELIGION

Most people in Greece practice the Greek Orthodox Religion


Traditions
TRADITIONS

  • One tradition is line dancing at weddings, parties, festivals, and other occasions

  • Another tradition is to dye eggs red

  • Also, Greek people hold long ceremonies for weddings and walk around the altar three times


Food clothing
FOOD/CLOTHING

  • Food includes a lot of olive oil, natural fruits, and vegetables

  • Classical clothing includes long drapes of wool


Interesting facts
INTERESTING FACTS

  • Greek traditions are known as being the oldest in the world

  • The Olympics originated in Greece

  • The Greek National Anthem is very long; it has 158 verses

  • The yo-yo originated in Greece 3,000 years ago

  • The most important members of Greek society were the priests

  • According to Greek mythology, Zeus was the ruler of all Gods


Sources used
Sources used:

  • http://www.buzzle.com/articles/interestingfacts-about-greece.html

  • http://mathongbantitasourcebook-natty.blogspot.com/2009_10_01_archive.html

  • http://www.culture-cultures.com/culture-of-greek/greek-food.asp

  • http://www.pasf.pl/warsfolk/10_grecja_ENG.php

  • http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photos-greek-orthodox-religion-image11081048


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