Greek Island of Chios celebrates Easter with rockets, no bunnies.
April 12, 2010
The Greek island Chios celebrates Easter, not with eggs and bunnies but with rockets lot’s of them. A nighttime rocket war breaks out between two rival churches in the village of Vrontados in a attempt to ring the bell in the opposing church’s tower [MailOnline]. Kids, please note life is different in Greece, don’t do this at home.
This video ( in Greek) shows the town and the locals setting up for the event, barrage begin at 7:09.
This video from 2009 gives us a view of the town and the elaborate screening used to protect the homes.