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Every village or town or even big City has a protective saint and on the day that commemorated this saint, there is usually a “panigiri” in their honor. Read more here: https://goo.gl/9RgtkW

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A Dionysian Carnival on Naxos – All Events

A Dionysian Carnival on Naxos - All Events | GTP Headlines

The curtain opens and the island of Naxos — from March 1 through Clean Monday, March 14 — transforms into an interactive stage hosting a multitude of events that highlight the island’s unique cultural…

Greek island of Naxos celebrates Carnival with Torch Parade
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Greek island of Naxos celebrates Carnival with Torch Parade

NAXOS, Greece (AP) — The island of Naxos hosts some of the most colorful Carnival celebrations in Greece, with some customs dating from antiquity. Others, such as the now-famous Lampadiforia (Torch Parade) are more recent but have become very popular and an integral part of the festivities. In the Torch Parade, a procession of young men and women with faces painted to resemble black-and-white masks wear white sheets and hold torches on long poles on Saturday night. It first took place in…

Torch parade in #Naxos   #Festival #naxoscarnival

Torch parade in #Naxos #Festival #naxoscarnival

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#Mezes for the #Festival! #Naxos Photo credits: @jome36
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#Mezes for the #Festival! #Naxos Photo credits: @jome36

#Musician during the festival play #Traditional #Greek music! #Naxos Photo credits: Annie Vlachopoulou

#Musician during the festival play #Traditional #Greek music! #Naxos Photo credits: Annie Vlachopoulou

This is a #Greek #Traditional #Panigyri" !!!  Photo credits: Giorgos Pittas on simadiatouaigaiou.wordpress.com

This is a #Greek #Traditional #Panigyri" !!! Photo credits: Giorgos Pittas on simadiatouaigaiou.wordpress.com

#Greek #Mezes is always served on festivals!  Photo credits: spoonful.co.za
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#Greek #Mezes is always served on festivals! Photo credits: spoonful.co.za

#Greek #Musicians in a #folkfestival #Naxos  Photo credits: Giorgos Pittas on simadiatouaigaiou.wordpress.com

#Greek #Musicians in a #folkfestival #Naxos Photo credits: Giorgos Pittas on simadiatouaigaiou.wordpress.com