CLOSING CEREMONY

The Grand Parade is over … the fun continues, rouses the spirit of carnival groups who was down to Molo (port) of St. Nicholas to attend the Closing Ceremony. The tradition wants the Carnival King be delivered to fire in the middle of the sea and follows by fireworks. Television of transmission to every tip of the country the spirit of explosive and majestic celebration.

The event usually involves dance show, music concert of known rock or pop bands, acrobatics and other surprises, with the Mayor of Patras to express his thanks to carnivals and visitors of the city for their participation, and symbolically gives the signal to prepare the carnival events next year. Closing Ceremony concludes with an open-air music and dance party until the early hours of the carnival.