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The blessing and milking of the sheep on St George's Day in Asi Gonia village on Crete.
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The blessing and milking of the sheep on St George's Day in Asi Gonia village in the Rethymnon district, on Crete, is an annual tradition, where the shepherds of the area bring their sheep to the church, they milk them and offer the milk to everybody present. The church is next to the village' s square and the spectacle of numerous of sheep around the statues of the local heroes, while they are waiting to be milked is amazing.