The events of Corfu Easter beginning on Palm Sunday at 11:00 am. The procession is the Venerable Relic of St. Spyridon, a procession celebrated in 1630 to commemorate the island's exemption from the deadly epidemic of plague that decimated hundreds of people back in the 1629.
The litany is the longest route in and wandering along the imaginary line of the old Venetian city walls, with several stops for prayers and supplications, skipping, as before, the Jewish Quarter. It is unique, and all the 18 Bands of the island honor the Patron Saint of Corfu .
After the end of the procession, the orchestras march from the central points of the historic city playing cheerful marches .
Saturday the Corfu wakes early. At 06.00 Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an impressive basilica Ionian style, the representation of the earthquake in the Scriptures followed the first resurrection...