Despite the pandemic, they decided to observe the pre-Easter traditions

Good Friday in Agrinio is traditionally greeted with chalconas, fireworks that add “degree” to the atmosphere of the holiday and are one of the characteristic Easter customs of the region. As you know, chalcones, chalkunia (χαλκούνια) are improvised designs of firecrackers, consisting of a large cylinder filled with a mixture of gunpowder and a wick […]

Greece: Easter service starts at 9pm

On Holy Saturday, Easter services will begin at 21.00 in the courtyard of the Holy Temples, as stated in the decision of the Permanent Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, which was published on April 20. As the representative of the synod said, Metropolitan of Ilion Mr. Athenagoras, the Church will transfer the time […]

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