They do celebrate christmas if they are Grecian and do not if they are Greekyons.
The Ancient Greeks did not celebrate Christmas as Christ was born long after the era of their culture.
The Greeks orthodox celebrate Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost.They might ave more so go some where else to look at because i ma learning about them right now.
The Greeks celebrate Christmas on January 7 because of the change of calendar from Julian to Gregorian.
Yes, the Eastern Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, and Russian Orthodox churches and their members do.
Because we are Orthodox Christian, We celebrate it on January 7th.
Most people in Russia are Orthodox. The Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on the 7th of January.
The Ancient Greeks did not celebrate Christmas. Christmas is the commemoration of the Birth of Jesus and, as Jesus had not been born in Ancient Greek times, it was celebrated. Christianity had not been founded at this time.
Most Greek Orthodox celebrate it on the 25th of December, but some use the Old Calendar and celebrate it on the 7th of January, such as on Mount Athos (Greece) and in Jerusalem.
Everybody, no. However, the overwhelming majority of Greeks (>90%) celebrate Christmas in some form or another. Even non-religious Greeks will visit their families or friends for a Christmas meal.Not everybody, as not everyone in Greece is Christian. Most people in Greece would celebrate Christmas though.
Orthodox Jews do not celebrate Christmas.
Simple answer is NO. Christmas is celebrated the same as the non-orthodox community. Greeks attend midnight mass as the catholics and other churches may. After church families go home and celebrate. Christmas day is also the feast of Saint Christopher, ie 'Christos' = 'Christ'. Presents are opened on the 25th. Easter is the only celebration that is different to the non-orthodox community. They celebrate Easter a week after the usual Easter weekend.
Yes, they do. Russia's main religion is Russian Orthodox Christianity and they celebrate Christmas on the 7th and 8th of January. It's called Rozhdestvo.
Eastern Orthodox Christian ie) Russian
Russian Christians are Orthodox; which means the celebrate Epiphany in January
dec 25 like other christians
Yes they do, as Orthodox believe in both God and Jesus Christ, Son of God. So, therefore they celebrate Christmas the day Christ was born.
Greek Orthodox Christians (which is what I assume you meant by "the Greeks") celebrated Easter on April 27th in the year 2008.
christmas (navtivity of jesus christ) easter in may
Because the Romanian Orthodox Church adopted the new (Gregorian) calendar in 1924, along with the Greek Orthodox Church. The largest Orthodox church (the Russian Orthodox) continued to use the old (Julian) calendar, along with the Serbian Orthodox, to celebrate Christmas on 7 January each year.
Yes, but the Orthodox look at a different calendar. Christmas Day is on or near January 7 in the Gregorian calendar. For example, Saturday January 7 2012 was Orthodox Christmas Day. More information can be found on the related link below.
If by Russians you mean orthodox christians, they celebrate Christmas 2 weeks after Catholics (and a large portion of atheist and commercial world for that matter) do, that is on January 6.
You can find information on Christmas that the Orthodox Church celebrates by looking up the name of your local Orthodox Church's website and they will tell you how they celebrate it or simply asking a member of the church.
Certainly, but they do it slightly later than other Christian denominations do.
Those who follow the Gregorian calendar celebrate Christmas on 25 December: Catholics, Anglicans, Protestants, most Greek-speaking Orthodox Churches Those who follow the Julian calendar celebrate Christmas on 7 January: Orthodox Churches of Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Serbia, and Jerusalem The Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates Christmas on 6 January.
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