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Welcome to the website about the Rocket War, a yearly spectacle that takes place on the island

of Chios, Greece.

This website has been created specifically to document and capture this amazing event, in which over 60,000 rockets are fired from the residents of two opposing camps to each of the otherís rival churches in the parishes of Saint Mark and Virgin Mary Erithiani. The event is of course carried out in good spirits and is closely related to the Easter celebrations, taking place on Saturday night at approx. 8 p.m., until Easter Sunday 12.30 a.m..

Thousands of people flock each year to witness this wonderful event. However we realised that there are many others who are unable to see this first hand, which is why we decided to create this website.We hope you enjoy the provided information; please browse the many articles and photos we have inside.