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Τhe old custom of the Mastela (at Easter)

At Pinia, in the old town’s commercial centre, the old custom of the Mastela (or Barrel) has been revived in recent years. A barrel is filled with water and decorated with myrtles and coloured ribbons. Passers-by drop in coins and each makes a wish. After church bells peal for the “First Resurrection” the first person to dive into the barrel takes all coins and is subsequently drenched in water. Organized by OKE.

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April 15, 2023
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