“Kalogeros” (The “Monk”)

This custom celebrates the earth’s fertility. Only men take place in this ritual centered on “Kalogeros”. According to the custom, when this “kalogeros” died, he was thrown into the water and after a few minutes he was resurrected.

This ritual involves many characters. Except “Kalogeros” who is the main character, the rest are the “King” accompanied by the “barber”, the “prince” and the villagers. Each character plays a specific role in this custom. “Kalogeros” wears a sheepskin and a gourd and peppers on top of his head.