HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Valentine's Day in Greece

Greece is the Cultural Capital of the world. The ancient culture of Greece influenced today's so called `pop culture' in every way possible. Hollywood still makes movies on the great heroes of Greece which range from Gladiator to Troy. Greece is the land of Aphrodite, Goddess of love, lust and beauty. Thus, the air of Greece naturally has romance in it. The ancient belief of Greece is that Cupid, the son of Aphrodite causes the emotion of love between two people. Cupid plays a big role to make one couple fall in love. The symbol of Cupid is that a small mischievous winged child whose arrow pierces the heart. Valentine's Day in Greece is traditionally celebrated with style and splendor and young men still consider this day to propose girls or get married.

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