The 12 Days of Greek Christmas Trivia Game

Welcome!
Καλώς Ήλθατε!

Thank you for joining this trivia game which is also an opportunity
to learn about the better- and lesser-known traditions
of the Greek Christmas period together with their history.

Did you know that-

  • some key Greek Christmas traditions have their beginning in the time of ancient Greece?
  • some ancient Greek festivals influenced the development of early Christian religious customs surrounding the feast of the Nativity of Christ?
  • the Christmas Tree tradition began in Constantinople, during the time of the Byzantine Empire and was then carried north?
  • the festive Christmas period begins in November and ends in January?
  • St. Nicholas does not bring gifts to children, but instead, St. Basil does?


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HOW DO I PLAY THIS TRIVIA GAME?


Every day, beginning on December 7th and ending on December 19, 2020,
we will host one game.

You can play the game anytime between 7 AM - 10 PM every day.

The game consists of 10 multiple choice questions that test your knowledge
about the Greek Christmas Period traditions

CLICK HERE TO SEE GAMEPLAY EXAMPLE


HOW CAN I WIN?


At the end of every gameday (10 PM), the players with the top two scores among all participants will win prizes.

Highest score:
A bottle of Σπιτικό ultra-premium authentic extra virgin Greek olive oil (courtesy of Elaiourgiki A.E., Greece) & two cans of "TuVunu" mountain tea/honey-lemon drink.

Second-highest score:
A box of 25 assorted Lindt Christmas chocolates.

***In case of tied scores, the game offers bonus points
to those who are faster in giving correct answers to the questions
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In order to successfully compete,
you should learn all about the Greek Christmas Period traditions;

this site below, will prepare you:

GREEK CHRISTMAS PERIOD TRADITIONS

We hope that you go visit all the pages from the website's menu!


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TO PARTICIPATE:

Learn about the Greek Christmas Period traditions (click here)

&

Register to get your gameplay ticket at Eventbrite:

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKET

OR

PRESS BUTTON:



Once you have purchased your ticket, and are registered,
you will receive a contestant VIP code,
the web link for the game as well as instructions for gameplay.

***One game play ticket requires a donation of $7 via Eventbrite.
There are no restrictions on the number of game play tickets you can acquire.

One ticket allows you to play on any one of the 12 game days
(December 7th - December 19th, 2020).

***One ticket = One game

All donations will go to the Greek Room's Scholarship Fund,
administered by the Nationality Rooms Program of the University of Pittsburgh.

Winners will be notified to pick up the prizes together with a 10% shopping discount
for selected purchases at a Pittsburgh Greek Food retailer who has partnered with us.

***Winning contestants are limited to one first prize and one second prize
for the entire duration of the game play period.

If you want to make a separate donation to the Greek Room to support its activities including the scholarship
CLICK HERE

To become a member of the Greek Room, the annual membership amount is $ 10
CLICK HERE
to become a member


***If you have any questions regarding the game
and/or
becoming involved in the activities of the Greek Room,
please reach out to us via email:

contact@pahellenicfoundation.org