Upper Darby, PA – In traditional folk attire the Pontian Akritai of Philadelphia made the rounds to homes, singing in the Christmas spirit. Some 12 members of the Greek clubhouse along with a clarinet and a Lyra players were led by President Effie Pavlidou-Economou around Broomall and Upper Darby.

Both Pontian-Greek and American Christmas carols were sung and greeted with warm smiles, kourabiethes and melomakarona (Greek Christmas cookies).