Dekapentafgoustos in Skiathos

Skiathos Dekapentavgoustos

The procession of the Epitaph of the Virgin Mary called "Easter of Summer" and is a custom found in few places in Greece. The morning of August 14, women decorate the bier with flowers and the ceremony begins the evening of that day in the Evaggelistrias Monastery. During the procession of the sacred Epitaph and all the way to return to the monastery, the faithful follow and chant along with the priest.