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Colors of Rodos - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Rhodes-Statue Marking Colossus Feet Rhodes is an established place for holding of globally known festivals attracting annually thousands of tourists from all over the world to the resort. One of the most original holidays is the Watermelon Festival which commonly falls within July. The bright fest includes on its schedule a great variety of engaging events and entertainments. One of the most essential attributes of the festival is carving competitions. Skilled craftsmen cut and carve various figures and flowers of fantastic beauty from gigantic fruits.
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Those tourists giving preference to active leisure will not get bored during the festival as well. The guests of the festival will get a chance to enjoy watermelon rind riding, playing football with huge ripe watermelons instead of traditional balls as well as to take part in watermelon throwing competition. The choragi try hard to amuse the festival visitors inventing ever new entertainments and activities every year. Another engaging holiday takes place on the island of Rhodes at the last weekend of May. The holiday is the Medieval Rose Festival.
The festival has been established not long ago. It took place for the first time in 2006. The festival has soon become rather popular as among local residents so among foreign guests. Rose is a symbol of the island. By the end of May local parks are sinking in rose blossom of thousands of rose bushes. An established place for holding of the festival is a historic center of the island. The festival transfers its guests into an inimitable atmosphere of the Middle Ages. Copyright
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Bright parades and fairs, street performances and various gastronomy shows succeed each other from the early morning till late night. The Old Town is filled with music till night. For several days local residents and city guests are living into a unique charming atmosphere of the Middle Ages. The guests of the festival are offered to put on beautiful ancient historical costumes, to watch skilled street artists’ performances, to visit genuine medieval markets and fairs and to try various treats being popular a few centuries ago.
Rhodes The youngest visitors of the festival are offered to enjoy interesting puppet shows with beautiful ancient buildings of the historic center being the decorations of the performances. The festival is added with engaging competitions in archery and sword fights. All the participants of the festival can take part in the competitions. To try luck one should just buy a historical costume in one of the street stalls which enables a person to take part in the festival events and entertainments. The festival ends late at night after a farewell concert and fantastic pyrotechnic show of breath taking scale.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Rodos
♥   Castle 'Lindos Castle' Acropolis of Lindos, 12.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kastellos' Kritinia, 22.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Monolithos Castle' Monolithos, 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fortifications of Rhodes' Rhodes, 30.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes' Rhodes, 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Greece

The wonderful climate, the history full of events and the antique heritage influenced the mentality of the Greeks. These people prefer to live today. They love and know how to enjoy their life. The Greeks have a special attitude to money. Everyone wants to become rich, to earn a large amount of money, but not all are ready to work hard to achieve their goal. This is why lotteries are so popular in the country. Local people traditionally buy scratch-offs. The Greeks know how to spend money in a posh way. They buy luxury clothes, expensive cars, and entertainment stuff. It’s not customary to save money and postpone fun for later. … Open
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