Greek Christmas Carols, meaning and translation

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Greek Christmas Calanda/Carols (meaning & translation) “Kάλαντα” in Greece What does «κάλαντα» mean; Τα κάλαντα got their name from the Latin word "calenda", which means the beginning of the month. In Roman times, relatives and friends celebrated the first days of each month. They visited each other and exchanged sweet delicacies such as honey, figs and dates, but also small coins. Calanda in Greek tradition In Greece, calanda have a religious as well as popular character. These songs praise the divine element and praise the faces of the family at the same time. The carols often changed depending on the [...]