The Latin root of the word “carnis” means “meat”. Carnival translates as “putting away meat”, in order to purify before Easter. Lixouri has a great tradition, holding the best carnival in Kefalonia and one of the…
All the most important festivals and events of Kefalonia have religious connotations.
Orthodox religion (almost all the population) and Christianity form the basis of Kefalonia culture and the major holidays are associated with the worship of Christ or the commemoration of the Patron.