Dionysus, the God of Wine and Joy
Dionysus Festivals » Anthesteria
Last Update: 09 May 2021
The Anthesteria was a three-day festival celebrated in Athens, Greece. It was held at the time of year when the first flowers appeared. During this festival, athletic contests were held and the wine of the year was roasted, followed by a drinking contest. Children over 3 years of age were given wine vessels (choas) decorated with appropriate performances.
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