Patroness of maidens and female students. He confronted Emperor Maximus who was violently persecuting the Christians and reproached him for his cruelty. When the emperor could not cope with her, he had her beheaded.
A woman with whom one could not compete in wisdom, considered the most Holy and Illustrious of the Virgins of Christ.
Along with this traditional festival, an intense Cultural Week is celebrated where the population has the opportunity to learn more about the history, culture and nature.
Thus, lecture series, musical performances, reading activities, awareness campaigns and a host of activities aimed at the general public are scheduled.