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Burning Judas Easter Custom | Hydra

Updated: Apr 7

The burning of Judas is a special custom of the celebration of Labri (means: Shiny) of the Greek Pasha, which we find in different versions in several areas.

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During the night of the Resurrection or at Pasha day there is a demonstration at a panoramic point. Then, the believers "punish" the traitor by burning his effigy.


It is a popular custom in Hydra, Crete and the Peloponnese.


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