Anastasi in Neos Kosmos, Athens is the celebration of Good Friday and the night of Holy Saturday. These dates are the most important events of Greek Orthodox Easter. The priests of
Anastasi in Neos Kosmos, Athens is the celebration of Good Friday and the night of Holy Saturday. These dates are the most important events of Greek Orthodox Easter.
The priests of the different churches start chanting at midnight. They will chant “Christos Anesti” which means ‘Christ has risen’. While chanting, they will pass the holy light through the crowd from one devotee to the other.
One of the most spectacular celebrations is the Anastasi in Neos Kosmos, Athens. There will be Molotovs, fireworks, and fire at the midnight mass. This will all take place outside the church of Analipseos in the neighborhood Neos Kosmos. Local people will set off fireworks and Molotov cocktails and light up the streets.
When you visit this event look for the places where the local people are standing together. Just to make sure you are in a safe spot to witness this thrilling explosive event that will fill the streets with fire.
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april 15 (Friday) - 16 (Saturday)
Analipseos curch, Neos Kosmos, Athens
Lagoumitzi 44, Athens 117 45, Greece