Astypalea News and Events (5)

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Koukania Tradition

Aug 16, 2023 — Aug 16, 2023 • Dodecanese, Astypalea
Koukania is part of the traditions dedicated to celebrating the Dormition of the Mother of Christ. It features fun, traditional games for children and adults alike!
Posted on May 09, 2023 Category: Events

Feast of the Assumption Astypalaia 2019

Aug 14, 2019 — Aug 16, 2019 • Dodecanese, Astypalea
The central festivities for the Assumption of Mary are taking place at the church of Panagia Portaitissa in the capital of Astypalaia.
Posted on May 06, 2019 Category: Events

Erotic graffiti found on rocky spot

• Dodecanese, Astypalea
An important discovery that sheds light to the erotic life of the ancient Greeks was made recently on windswept island of Astypalea. Dr Andreas Vlachopoulos chanced upon a couple of sexual inscriptions carved upon a rocky promontory above Vathy.
Posted on Jul 18, 2014 Category: News

Strong tornado caused local damages

• Dodecanese, Astypalea
A tornado of great intensity struck the small island of Astypalea in Dodecanese yesterday, November 11th. It was a heavy storm that lasted for more than 10 hours and caused many damages.
Posted on Nov 12, 2013 Category: News

Still without a proper medical centre

• Dodecanese, Astypalea
A Dodecanesian MP of the Socialist Party of Greece, Mr Nikitiades, emerged last week once more the issue of the people of Astypalea, who are still waiting for doctors to staff their Medical Centre.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009 Category: News