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20/04 06:52 CET

Greek island Easter rocket contest

Greek island Easter rocket contest

Every year on the evening before Orthodox Easter, the sky above Greek island Chios lights up with hundreds of celebratory rockets fired between two rival parishes. The traditional event is known as "rouketopolemos." Villagers from the rival parishes of Aghios Markos and…


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