One of the best times to visit the island of #Corfu is Easter week, when the town hosts the most splendid, ceremonial and melodic celebrations in the country, with the city’s philharmonics in full action.  One of the highlights is the dropping of "botides" – ceramic pots full of water – from upper-story windows onto the cobblestone streets of the island on Holy Saturday morning after the first Resurrection service.

“Good morning All., Saturday morning Easter celebrations in Corfu -- dropping ceramic pots of water on to the street .

Traditions of Easter in Corfu, Greece / by Spiros Papavlasopoulos

Traditions of Easter in Corfu. Dropping of "botides" – ceramic pots full of water – from upper-story windows onto the cobblestone streets of the island on Holy Saturday morning after the first Resurrection service. Greece / by Spiros Papavlasopoulos

Traditions of Easter in Corfu, Greece / by Spiros Papavlasopoulos

Traditions of Easter in Corfu. Dropping of "botides" – ceramic pots full of water – from upper-story windows onto the cobblestone streets of the island on Holy Saturday morning after the first Resurrection service. Greece / by Spiros Papavlasopoulos

Come explore for Easter! #Greece #Corfu

Come explore for Easter! #Greece #Corfu

Easter in Corfu!!!

Easter in Corfu!

keep calm and break a boti easter corfu greece

keep calm and break a boti easter corfu greece

Easter-Corfu

I arrived the day before Easter. Why the train had standing room in aisle only and overflowing toilette. Learned a lot German talking to two talkative persistent Greeks on holiday from Munich

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