Dionysiakos

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Dionysiakos (Greek: Διονυσιακός Χορός) is a form of Greek dances and customs from ancient Greece. Dionysiakos and its forms revived today in many areas of Greece like Peloponnese, central Greece and Crete with the most well-known the Phallus festival one, in the area of Tyrnavos, Larissa.[1]

It is a pagan fertility festival in honour of the god of Mount Olympus, Dionysus with customs and activities based on the religion in ancient Greece and is one of the most famous worldwide.

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  1. ^ "The Annual Phallus Festival in Greece", Der Spiegel, English edition, Retrieved on the 15-12-2008

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