Get Well Soon Flowers and Gifts For Name Day in Greece

In Greek culture, the name day is a celebration of one’s Christian / given name, much like birthdays are in other cultures. It is celebrated with family and friends, and usually includes a meal, cake and presents. If you have a friend or loved one who has a name day, sending them a gift is a great way to show them that you care.

A name day, or ‘gouria’ as it is called in Greece Name day Flowers and gifts Athens Greece, is celebrated when your given name corresponds to a saint on the Greek Orthodox calendar. Some names also ‘float’, meaning they celebrate on different dates depending on the date of other movable holidays such as Easter or Christmas.

It is important for Greeks to know when their name day is, so there are many apps available that will remind you! This way you never forget your friend or loved ones name day and can send them gifts when it is their turn.

When choosing a gift for someone’s name day, it is important to consider their personality and your relationship with them. For example, if you are close with a friend who is religious, you could send them a religious gift such as a book or a cross. A personalised gift like a photo frame or mug is another way to show them that you’re thinking of them.

Flowers are a popular choice as they brighten the mood and convey well wishes. They are also known for their healing properties, so sending a get well soon flower arrangement to your friend or relative who is in hospital will help to lift their spirits. A personal note with the flowers is a nice touch to show your care and support.

Other gifts that are often seen at this time of year are kombolois, which are a popular Greek amulet. These necklaces are worn to bring luck and protection, and can be made from a variety of materials including silver, amber, wood and even leather. They are a symbol of Greek tradition, and are thought to have been in use since ancient times.

So whether you’re looking for the perfect gift to send to your loved one for their name day, or just want something special to keep as a memory of your trip to Greece, don’t forget to check out our online selection of beautiful get well soon Flowers and gifts! We guarantee your loved ones will be delighted to receive your gesture of love and kindness.