Religious Traditions

Next to the Greek Orthodox Wedding, which is an important aspect in the Orthodox church, there are some other traditions connected with religion, and all of them have their importance.

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Rocket War

It is difficult to tell how and when the "Rocket War"-tradition started in Vrontados. Today there are many different versions of the story. We will tell you two of them.

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Spring Traditions

Like many people all around the world the Greeks are really happy when it's time to leave the winter behind and greet the spring. This is why they have some particular spring traditions - and I'm not talking about spring-cleaning.

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Study Visit

Study Visit

 

Between the 8th and the 14th of March, 2015, on Ziemia Kłodzka region (Poland) took place an international study visit with 34 youth workers from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Greece, Italy, Poland and Turkey. This study visit was organized by Europejskie Forum Młodzieży, from Poland, under Key Action 1 of Erasmus + Programme: Mobility of learners and staff.

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Summer on Chios Island

Chians have always loved music and dance, for which they are commonly known. Every village organizes at least one festival in the village square, usually on the day that the church celebrates its name-day.

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The Agas Event

The Greek culture is very rich in holidays, festivals and happenings. Also on Chios Island we can witness many different celebrations.
One of them is the “Agas” event. This important happening takes place at Olympi and Mesta on Ash Monday, 48 days before Orthodox Easter.

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