Traditional Village Celebrations for Easter Monday at Larnaka region
CyprusMon May 2nd 2016
Cyprus, Larnaka villages, Voroklini, Kiti, LefkaraCyprus https://www.myguidecyprus.com/events/traditional-village-celebrations-for-easter-monday-at-larnaka-region VISIT WEBSITE
The Greek Orthodox faith will celebrate Easter Sunday this year on May 01. The occasion is the biggest religious celebration on the island, with the run-up to Easter incorporating many lovely traditions, from special baked treats to unique church services. Visitors will find that the atmosphere on the island in general is warm and joyous, and that all are welcome to attend church services, or partake in the various events. Larnaka’s rural villages are especially worth a visit during this time to experience the Easter traditions of the close-knit communities. In particular Voroklini, Kiti and Lefkara will all hold their own Easter Monday celebrations, which are complimentary to attend. Voroklini When: Easter Monday / May 02, 4.30pm Where: Archangel Michael (new church) Entertainment: Traditional games, Cypriot and Greek folk dance and music by Digenis Dance Group and Nea Genia Cultural Society Food & Drink: Complimentary traditional delicacies Kiti When: Easter Monday / May 02, 4.30pm Where: New Village Square Entertainment: Traditional games, Cypriot and Cretan dances with live music and singing Food & Drink: Complimentary traditional delicacies Lefkara When: Easter Monday / May 02, 3pm. Where: Elementary School - yard Entertainment: Traditional games and dancing Food & Drink: Complimentary bbq and wine
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