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Rocket War in Chios Island 2018
Where: Chios, Greece
When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018
Once a year, on the night between Saturday and Sunday of Easter (Holy Saturday), a traditional fireworks battle between the people of Saint Mark church and the people of Virgin Mary Erethianis church, is held. The churches that are situated one against the other, function as targets to a mutual fire. On Saturday evening, around 8 o'clock, the churches begin to shoot thousands of fireworks. The open space between the churches is wrapped with smoke and earsplitting noise.   Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days...(read more)