The Flour War Of Greek Youth On The Street

The Flour War Of Greek Youth

In the following, you will see pictures of the Flour War by the Greek youth who are freely doing in the streets of the city.



The Flour War Of Greek Youth

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Galaxidi Flour War history begins in the mid-19th century and has remained popular since then. We recommend visiting this small fisherman town on Clean Monday that falls in late February or early March. You’ll experience the start of Greek Orthodox Lent in a very unusual way.

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


Around noon, people armed with sacks of dyed flour go on the streets to awaken their inner child. This is when the real battle begins.
Even buildings require special plastic wrap, as no-one can hide from the mess.

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


Be sure you are wearing clothes you will probably never wear again. The celebration is accompanied by music and dancing and lasts until all the bags are empty.

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Flour War Of Greek Youth

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Flour War Of Greek Youth

The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Flour War Of Greek Youth


The Flour War Of Greek Youth

Source: Rove

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