New Years Eve 2014 in Greece
Plan your holiday for having New Years Eve 2014 in Greece – Greece celebrates New Years Eve ( NYE ) with much joy and merriment and with many traditions and customs related to celebrating. Saint Basil Day is celebrated on January first in honor of Saint Basil who founded the Orthodox Church. On January first Greek’s gather at the towns center to watch the fireworks and celebrate with festivals and in bars and nightclubs. The customs and traditions people carry out on this day are considered lucky. One of the customs on this auspicious day includes young people using foam spray, whistle, and plastic weapons like hammers to make bloodless combat on each other and creating a maniacal panorama.
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New Years Eve 2014 in Greece Celebration
New Years Eve 2014 in Greece is the most observed days of the year because of the passions and great thrills, activities and traditional events such as playing lucky games like rolling dice and playing cards in clubhouses, coffee houses and people’s homes around the country.
Besides the games and other activities, there is a state lottery that has prizes like 10 million Euros on that day. During the New Year’s Eve holiday, clubs and bars are filled to the max with people celebrating until the sun rises. Many fireworks displays are organized all and the different cities in Greece are colorfully decorated and musical events are arranged. Even though the planning of all the New Years Eve activities takes a little effort, it will be both fun and keep the adults and children occupied.
Children are kept busy until the clock strikes midnight then they get busy playing traditional games like “Vasilias” and “Berlina;” they also sing traditional Greek New Years carols. Adults play games also for entertainment and to bring good luck for the coming year. You can find many ideas at the different hotels for celebrating New Years Eve 2014 in Greece.