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Festivals and fairs (21)

Carnivals


Customary

AGIA MARINA (Small town) LEROS

Klidon

, , 24/6/2003

Klidonas

, , 24/6

Feast of St. John.


Easter

Easter

During the Easter week, the Lerian house is a 'work factory' of preparation for the Greek housewife. Biscuits, cakes, cheese pies, hardboiled eggs coloured with the traditional red dye - all prepared for the great day of Saturday and Sunday, the Resurrection Day. This feasting is the culmination of the holy week of fasting. During the Easter week the children of the Island go to the countryside collecting lavender to spread over the streets of the main square of Platanos where the four parishes of the city gather on Good Friday night to carry the Epitaph (the Arch carrying the icon of Jesus) through the surrounding neighbourhoods. The next morning, the Lerian people celebrate the first resurrection and take their first communion after fasting. The main celebration comes at midnight when the whole island congregates at the churches to celebrate the resurrection of Christ, letting off firecrackers and burning the effigy of Judas. At the end of the religious service, people enter the churches to light their candles from the candle of the priest (the holy light) and bring it home where the family table is laid with all the traditional Easter food. Easter Sunday is the big celebration day all over Greece, feasting continues with families roasting whole lambs on spits out-of-doors.


Feast in honor of distinguished persons

Boulafentia

, , 1/8 - 15/8

Feast in honour of the Lerian heart surgeon Boulafentis.


Feasts

AGIA KYRIAKI (Isolated island) LEROS

St. Kyriaki

, , 7/7

In the church of the island.


AGIA MARINA (Small town) LEROS

St. Marina

, , 17/7/2003

Panagia Poulariane

, , 8/9/2002

St. Demetrios

, , 26/10/2002

ARGINONDA (Settlement) KALYMNOS

Panagia Galatiani (the Virgin Mary)

, , 15/8/2004

Panagia Portaitissa Feast

, , 15/8

The Assumption of Maria

, , 15/8

Virgin of Charos

, , 23/8

3days feast


LIVADIA (Settlement) ASTYPALEA

St. Panteleimon

, , 27/7/2002

METOCHI (Settlement) KALYMNOS

Panagia Kyra Psili

, , 15/8

At the Monastery of the Panagia Kyra Psili.


PANORMOS (Village) KALYMNOS

St. Panteleimon

, , 27/7

At the homonymous monastery.


PLATANOS (City quarter) LEROS

Panagia Castrou (the Virgin Mary)

, , 15/8

Panagia of Thomas

, , 8/9/2002

Historical memories

Feast of the distroyer Queen Olga

, , 26/9

Seasonal products fairs

ALINDA (Village) LEROS

Alonaria

At the end of July.


Wine's Feast

Three days' feast at the end of August.


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