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Greek Orthodox Christians of Istanbul Celebrate Epiphany

The Greek Orthodox Christian community in Istanbul led by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated Epiphany with the traditional blessing of the waters on Saturday. The Ecumenical...

Greek Community in Istanbul Celebrates Epiphany

A bitterly cold Wednesday morning saw the return of one of Istanbul’s oldest – and most demanding – religious traditions as dozens of Greek...
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Greeks in Izmir Celebrate Epiphany for the First Time after 94 Years [Video]

The Christian Orthodox ritual stopped being practiced in 1922 after the war and population exchange between Greece and Turkey.

First Greek Orthodox Epiphany Celebration in Izmir Since 1922

For the first time since the Asia Minor Catastrophe of 1922, a Greek Orthodox Epiphany celebration is set to take place in Izmir on January...

Greek Orthodox Celebrate Epiphany in Istanbul

   A cross-throwing ceremony was held as part of commemorations on the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ, held at Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate...

Greeks on Tenedos Celebrate the Epiphany Feast Day

The few Greeks that still live on Tenedos and in Smyrni, Turkey, celebrated the Epiphany Feast yesterday with a glorious ceremony. On the eve of...

Τhe Blessing of The Waters of Munich’s River Isar

The Greek Orthodox Church blessed the waters of the River Isar in Munich on Friday, January 6, the day of Epiphany, or Theofania. This...