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Events

CARNIVAL

June

FEAST OF THE FISHERMEN in Pithagorio: The fishermen organise their feast with the help of the Municipality and the Councils. The feast includes a band, dance groups and free wine and fresh fish.


17th of July

FEAST OF AGIA MARINA in Vourliotes: The feast includes dancing and eating in the tavernes and the square of the village. The guests are offered stew with wheat, known as “giorti”.


20th of July

FEAST OF PROPHET ILIAS in Karlovassi

FEAST OF PROPHET ILIAS in Marathokambos


26th - 27th of July

FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI in Hora


27 of July

FEAST OF AGIOS PANDELEIMONAS in Kokari


6th of August

FEAST OF THE CHRIST'S TRANSFIGURATION in Agios Konstantinos


6th of August

ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE IN MIKALI in Pithagorio: This anniversary is celebrated solemnly. It includes swimming tournaments and a litany.


6th of August

FEAST OF METAMORPHOSIS in Potami: The feast lasts all night long, while traditional instruments are played.


7th and 8th of August

FEAST OF PANAGIA VRONDIANI in Vourliotes: The feast takes place in the village’s taverns and square, while the guests are offered “giorti”, a combination of stew and wheat.


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Vourliotes: The feast includes dancing and eating in the taverns and the square of the village. The guests are offered stew with wheat, known as “giorti”.


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Agios Konstantinos


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Hora: The feast includes free meal and dance to the sounds of the traditional instruments.


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Karlovassi: The night before, there is a litany of the epitaph, while the feast takes place in the following evening.


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Mitilini


15th of August

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY in Pirgos


14th of September

FEAST OF HOLY CROSS in Mitilini


31st of October

Halloween in Vathi


11th of November

ANNIVERSARY OF THE ISLAND’S UNION WITH GREECE in Vathi: The historic anniversary of the island’s union with Greece is celebrated with feasts and a parade.


21st of November

FEAST OF PANAGIA SPILIANI in Pithagorio: The feast takes place at the church of Panagia Spiliani, 1,5 Km north of Pithagorio.


6th of December

FEAST OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS in Vathi: The feast includes free meat and wheat, called “giorti”.


12th of December

FEAST OF AGIOS SPIRIDON in Vathi: The feast includes free meat and wheat, called “giorti”.

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