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The lambada is the traditional Easter candle that can be found all over Greece in anticipation of Megalo Savato, Holy Saturday, when it will be lit at midnight.
The lambades are available in multiple colors and with various decorations, that will fit everyone's style, from classic to the most original!
The lambada is the traditional Easter candle that everyone in Greece holds on the evening of “Megalo Savvato” (Holy Saturday). It is believed that the "holy" light arrives from Jerusalem in every church a little before midnight, thus allowing candles to be lit!
At midnight the resurrection of Christ is announced, the priest then says "Χριστός Ανέστη" ("Christos Anesti", Christ is risen) and the believers answer "Αληθώς Ανέστη" ("Alithos Anesti", in truth he is risen). At the same time, fireworks and firecrackers are fired. When the faithful return home, they draw a cross with the holy light on top of their door.
To find out more, read our article on Greek Easter.
Handcrafted product from Greece.
Reference : HAMLAD01-hamogelo tou paidiou
Net weight : 100g
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