Easter celebration: ‘Rocket War’ fireworks light up night sky in Vrontados, Greece

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The traditional event called ‘Rocket War’ (or Rouketopolemos) has returned after a year of absence to the small coastal town Vrontados located on the island of Chios, Greece. Members of two local parishes, St. Mark's and Panaghia Ereithiani, lit up the night sky with fireworks on Saturday during the celebration of the service before Easter Sunday. Last year, the event did not take place due to lawsuits from home owners who claimed the rockets caused damage to their houses.