Purpuris will be visiting the houses of the village and dance around their yards. He will wish prosperity and fertility for the year to come and the house owner will treat him with food and drinks, usually Tsipouro.
Unless you are staying on an Indian friend's house, the most fun and true way of getting to know the day-to-day and customs of the Indians is to use the Indian rail network.
On the island of Skyros in the middle of the Aegean Sea, the sound of hundreds of bells vibrates the old town (Chora) during Apokries celebrations. The main figure of the island’s celebration is the “Old Man” (Geros).
Kastellorizon is the Easternmost island of Greece, very near the shore of Turkey and the city of Kas. I have spent two weeks during the Greek Orthodox Easter on the island and got to see the customs and meet very interesting local people.
After eating a delicious food, singing starts. There are local musicians playing. Oldest men sing first, the priest also. In a while, dancing starts. This will last until morning.