Every year on the 17th of March in Areopolis,  people organize festivities in honor of their ancestors who raised the flag of the greek revolution 1821.

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Celebration of the 17th March 1821

 

Dressed in local costumes they give speeches and performances in front of the public.

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Dressed in local costumes

Tasty home-made recipes, meat on the grill and wine of the region are offered to the visitors.

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Horse parade

 

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Men and women dressed in local costumes

Hundreds of visitors attend those  festivities  and  depart  with the most  memorable impressions.