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EASTER IN SANTORINI

April
08

CELEBRATING GOOD FRIDAY AT PYRGOS VILLAGE IN SANTORINI
If you wish to participate in a unique traditional celebration then in Pyrgos village in Santorini you will find the most impressive Good Friday procession in Greece. The story goes like this, on Good Friday’s night, after the deposition from the Cross begins the funeral procession of Jesus Christ at the alleys of Pyrgos village. It is at this point when hundreds of aluminum cans, stuffed with flammable materials, placed on the roofs and the walls of the Venetian castle are lighted up, creating an evocative and thrilling picture and a unique atmosphere at the village of Pyrgos. Whether you are standing in the middle of the village or just looking from a nearby spot, the spectacle of Good Friday in Pyrgos, Santorini is a one of kind celebration.

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The Julian Calendar: Greek Easter is based on the Julian calendar and Easter Sunday must be on the first Sunday after the first full moon of the Spring Equinox, all these dates are movable each year.

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