Eastern Aegean Festivals

Eastern Aegean Festivals

The EastInformation about the Festivals in Eastern Aegean islands, in Greece but also information about the festivals and panigiria in many islands of the group: ern Aegean islands give you the challenge to discover the beauty and their traditional features which are shown throughout the local festivities and religious celebrations in honor of the saints.

Religious feasts & festivals

July 22nd

On July 22nd celebrates the Monastery of Agia Markella, the protector of Chios island. This feast lasts for 3 days. As part of the pilgrimage, many people go on foot from Chios Town to the Monastery of Agia Markella, on the north western side of the island.

November 21st

The Feast of Panagia Spiliani is celebrated on the 21st of November in the church of Panagia Spiliani, near Pythagorio, Samos island.

Panagia Kakaviotissa in Lemnos

The church of Panagia Kakaviotissa in Lemnos island celebrates on Tuesday after Easter and is an important feast for the island. Many people go to this small church on foot through a 20min walk dirt road.

Cultural events

Wine Festivals of Samos

Many wine festivals take place on the island of Samos in August. The wine of Samos is world famous for its delicate taste.

Icarus Festival in Ikaria

The Icarus Festival-Dialogue Between Cultures takes place in August in Ikaria island and includes mostly music concerts and dance performances from Greek and foreign groups.

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