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In Lemba tomorrow the reenactment of the Resurrection of Lazarus

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    The revival of the traditions of the place with the specific custom being “reverently observed for about twelve years”

    In community of Lembas are reviving the customs of Easter tomorrow Sunday, with the reenactment of the Resurrection of Lazarus by community children.

    The reenactment, as every year and this year it will take place tomorrow, Sunday after the end of the Sunday service, in the courtyard of the church of Agios Stefanos Lembas.

    This is a custom that has become an institution, the president of the Community Council states in a written announcement Lembas, Thucydides Chrysostomou.

    The children of the community, adds Mr. Chrysostomou, sing the song of Lazarus reviving one of the oldest customs of the ecclesiastical and popular tradition.< /p>

    The goal of the community authority, he added, is the revival of local traditions with the particular custom being “reverently observed for about twelve years”, he added.

    According to custom, the little girls of the community pour into the fields and pick flowers, which they decorate their baskets with, while they go around the streets of the village singing carols and collecting a small tip.

    Then the body of Lazarus is covered by yellow flowers and palm branches from the fields, while a child participates in the representation of the Resurrection of Lazarus.

    Mr. Chrysostomou announced that the events will continue on Holy Saturday, while immediately after Resurrection traditional dishes, red eggs and feasts will be offered and games will follow.

    Palm Sunday in the Prodrome

    The representation of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem has become an institution during Palm Sunday for the community of Prodromi.

    The initiative is undertaken every year by the Association of Expatriates and Friends of Prodromi. Locals and foreigners are expected to visit Prodromi tomorrow, Sunday, carrying a bag, to take part in the event commemorating the event, with a procession to the Church.

    Source: cyprustimes.com

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