The value of authenticity

Easter always goes hand in hand with the search for authenticity. For the authentic Epitaph procession, good company for the subsequent authentic feast, the authentic Greek landscape, the authentically spiritual experience of the Resurrection service.

Tsipras sends Easter message from Corfu

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras visited the naval base on the island of Corfu on Easter Sunday, accompanied by local SYRIZA MP Alexandros Avlonitis, and met with the commanding officer.

PASOK leader sends Easter message

Nikos Androulakis sent out a message on Sunday to mark Greek Orthodox Easter, in which he emphasizes the need to support Greece’s younger generations.

An exercise in death, an exercise in life

Without the Resurrection, our obligations towards the world, the planet, the climate, nature, the value of man, therefore also his intelligence, natural and artificial, but certainly also emotional, do not acquire their full dimensions. It is easy to expect a metaphoric resurrection, synonymous with ascension, recovery or transcendence. A political, economic and even national resurrection. […]

Holy Fire arrives in Greece

The Holy Fire arrived in Athens on a special flight from Jerusalem on Thursday evening. Specifically, the delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Andreas Katsaniotis received the Holy Fire from the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III and arrived at 8.31 p.m. on an Aegean Airlines flight.

Kaisariani’s woodland Epitaphios

People arrange flowers on the bier representing the burial of Christ at Kaisariani Monastery in Athens on the morning of Good Friday.

Political leaders attend Good Friday processions

Political leaders have attended Good Friday ceremonies and the Epitaphios processions. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended ceremonies on Tinos while SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras attended ceremonies on Corfu.

Holy Fire to arrive on Saturday from Jerusalem

The Holy Fire, flown to Greece each year from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, is set to arrive on a special Aegean Airlines flight on Saturday evening, in time for Easter midnight mass.