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Square Vrachlioti

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Square Vrachlioti is small paved square on the road Mich. Virgin, where the Sterna Vrachlioti copy corresponding Venetian. In this square takes place and the custom of "stepper" (barrel or cylindrical laundry tub), Easter, after the first resurrection, the morning of Holy Saturday, after the custom of the famous "boot" with the pitchers who thrown from the windows of the houses on the street. After the "boot" the action moves to the square Vrachlioti for "stepper". In this custom, the Fakinos, the old porters of the city, placed in a wooden barrel tiled full of water and asked passersby to throw coins for wishes. After the first resurrection, the Fakinos hunt to find someone and throw the barrel, which may be raining, but in the end took all the coins that were inside the barrel.

 

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