Pictures from the 1939 Festival of Water

78066-panaretou~2These are 50 pictures taken from an almost pagan Festival which took place near Marathonas dam, Greece, in 1939 under Metaxas. It was called “Festival of Water” (“Η γιορτή του νερού”) and dancers performed a number of dances and rituals about water. Among the dancers was the famous Greek dancer and actress Aleka Katseli.

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