"Ascension of the Virgin Mary Feast" Skiathos Island Local Custom Tip by dimilag

Skiathos Island Local Customs: 9 reviews and 1 photos

On 15th August the Evagelistria Monastery celebrates the Ascension of the Virgin Mary with a beautiful epitaphios service where all the locals gather to celebrate It is a unique epitaphios in Greece which must be witnessed. Greeks living in the cities will flock to the islands and villages to celebrate this festival.

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  • Written Jun 24, 2007
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