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Greek Community in Istanbul has celebrated Christmas with traditional Kalanda sang to the accompaniament of accordion played by Yani Demircioğlu, Principal of Zografyon Greek School. In the time period number of Greek population in Istanbul decrease with state discrimination policies such as 6-7 September 1955 incident against minorities. Yani Demircioğlu tries to bring the old tradition back to life with his students. They march with songs on Istiklal Street last 3 years at Christmas Day and afterwards visit Balikli Rum Foundation Elderly House to sing Christmas Songs.

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