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Rocket War - a Unique Event

Easter Evening began here in Vrontados with a huge "rocket war" between two churches, Saint Markos and Holy Virgin Mary. We all were amazed by the hurricane of lights in the dark sky.

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Rocket War from a German View

Greece is crazy. In Greece everything is possible. Greece is open and friendly, Greece is one whole adventure. Greece is an easy way of life, Greece is burning - full of energy. Somehow all the things come out in one event that is - for sure - unique in the whole world.

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Rocket War's Origin: Revealing a Secret

Last Saturday, the day of the famous Rocket War here on Chios, our friend Andrei endured extreme temperatures to uncover the starting point of this tradition.

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Experiencing the Spirit of the Rocket War

The rocket war is a unique custom that takes place in Vrontados, a village in the Greek island of Chios. This tradition started many centuries ago.

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South Side or North Side?

During the Rocket war, we went up the hill, into one half-built house. From there we had a tremendous view on the valley: we could see both churches and almost all the spots from where they launched the rockets.

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