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Procession of St. Spyridon (Ayios Spyridon). On Palm Sunday, the procession is held in Corfu town. St. Spyridon’s remains are also paraded through the streets of Corfu town on Holy Saturday, August 1, and on the first Sunday in November. Feast of St. George (Ayios Yioryios). The feast day of the patron saint of shepherds is an important rural celebration with dancing and feasting. Arachova, near Delphi, is famous for its festivities. The island of Skyros also gives its patron saint a big party on April 23.

On these holidays, government offices, banks, post offices, most stores, and many restaurants are closed; a few museums and attractions may remain open on several of the lesser holidays. But if you are intent on seeing a specific museum or site, be sure to find out before you leave home whether the place will be open. Meanwhile, visitors are often included in the celebration. Consult the “Greece Calendar of Events,” below, if you are in the planning stage. If you are already in Greece, ask at your hotel or find one of the current English-language publications, such as the Athens News, the Kathimerini insert in the International Herald Tribune, the weekly brochure Athens Today, or the Athenscope section of the weekly Hellenic Times.

Constantine (Ayios Konstandinos). The first Orthodox emperor, Constantine, and his mother, St. Helen (Ayia Eleni), are honored, most interestingly, by fire-walking rituals (anastenaria) in four villages in Macedonian Greece: Ayia Eleni, Ayios Petros, Langada, and Meliki. It’s a big party night for everyone named Costa and Eleni. ) The anniversary of the Ionian reunion with Greece is also celebrated, mainly in Corfu. May 21. J UNE Athens Festival. Featured are superb productions of ancient drama, opera, orchestra performances, ballet, modern dance, and popular entertainers.

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