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Impressions

Where does the war take place?

Saturday Easter, close to 8 p.m., you can already feel the tension in the air and at the same time smell the joy in the air, no people in the streets, something is going to happen!

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Rocket War from Belgian Eyes

A small town out on a calm Aegean Island. But this town has a peculiar habit. Every year on the evening before Easter the night sky gets lid up with thousands of flashes.

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Mysterious Origins

Several days before the event, residents carefully board up both churches' windows and doors and wrap wire sheeting around the buildings to protect worshippers.

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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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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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