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Greek Village Of Vrontados Celebrates Easter With A Rocket War

by | 22nd, April 2014

YOU know when it’s Easter in the Greek village of Vrontados, on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, because rival churches either side of a valley engage in a “rocket war”. the winner of the Rouketopolemos is the church either Agios Markos or Panagia Erithiani that hits the rival’s bell. It’s the Great Saturday night before the Resurrection. And it is exactly what Jesus

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