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Rocket War in Chios Island 2018
Where: Chios, Greece
When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018
Once a year, on the night between Saturday and Sunday of Easter (Holy Saturday), a traditional fireworks battle between the people of Saint Mark church and the people of Virgin Mary Erethianis church, is held. The churches that are situated one against the other, function as targets to a mutual fire. On Saturday evening, around 8 o'clock, the churches begin to shoot thousands of fireworks. The open space between the churches is wrapped with smoke and earsplitting noise.   Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days...(read more)
The Fire Walking Ritual of Greek Macedonia 2018
Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
When:  Monday, May 21, 2018 - Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Anastenaria is a northern Greece traditional ritual of fire walking which dates back to pagan times. There are variations in the ritual from place to place, and though the ''Anastenaria'' is a ceremony that derives from times before Christ, it is dedicated and attached to the christian faith. This ceremony takes place on Saint-Konstantinos day, 21st of May. The whole celbration lasts three to four days. The communities, which celebrate the Anastenaria, are descendants of refugees from Eastern Thrace that settled in...(read more)
Casa dei Mezzo Music Festival 2018
Where: Makrigialos , Greece
When:  Friday, June 22, 2018 - Monday, June 25, 2018
The music festival, Casa dei Mezzo, takes place, every year, in the small village Makrigialos (Μακρυγιαλός) in south west Crete. The festival that lasts for six days started in 2004 and since it grows bigger and better.   In addition to classic music concerts, Greek music is played in the opening events, accompanied with folklore dance. Parts of the concerts are free of charge.   The festival's program, lineup information and the admission fee cost are present in...(read more)
Choral Festival of Preveza 2018
Where: Preveza, Greece
When:  Thursday, July 5, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
The city Preveza is located in west Greece in Epiros region. The city holds, for more than twenty five years, two music and culture important events; the international choir festival and the international contest of religious music.   Both events are held on the same time. The festival hosts known choirs from all over the world that compete on the first places in various categories.   The four days festival holds the competitive concerts in closed places and the noncompetitive concerts in various venous in open air, in the...(read more)
International Festival of the Aegean 2018
Where: Syros (Island), Greece
When:  Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
The international Festival of the Aegean is held, every year, in Syros/ Σύρος island which is part of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. This is a multi-disciplinary event that brings opera shows, choirs singing, dance performances, theater plays and classic concerts.   Known bands, conductors, dance groups, choirs and groups from the leading opera houses in the world participate in this festival.   In addition to the performances, workshops and art classes in poetry and dance take place open...(read more)
Hermoupolis Guitar Festival 2018
Where: Syros (Island), Greece
When:  Monday, July 23, 2018 - Friday, July 27, 2018 - Estimated date !
Syros Island is located in the Aegean Sea south east to Athens. It is part of the Cyclades Islands. The island hosts, since 1974, the Ermoupolis Guitar Festival. The festival’s events attract, every year, dozens of talented players and audience who appreciate good music. The festival which last for five days in mid July is held in the capital of the island.   Professional and known guitar artists display new and various aspects of guitar music side by side with local amateur players.   Online hotels reservations
Ireon Music Festival Samos 2018
Where: Samos, Greece
When:  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - Thursday, August 9, 2018
Ireon music festival is held, every year, in Samos / Σάμος island which is located in the Aegean sea near Turkey inshore. This is a rhythmic festival that promises three days of quality rock. The festival's program, lineup information and the admission fee cost are present in the festival's website.
Spartathlon - Ultramarathon Race (Athens to Sparta) 2018
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  Friday, September 28, 2018 - Saturday, September 29, 2018
Every year, on the last Friday of September, the Spartathlon race starts from the Acropolises foot square in Athens (fFrom Athens to Sparta). This is an Ultra marathon with the participation of more than 200 runners from all over the world. The race perpetuates the heroic story of Pheidippides the messenger of the Greek army. According to the documentation of the historian Herodotus from 440 B.C., In the wartime between Persia and Greece, Pheidippides was sent from Athens to Sparta in order to get reinforcement. He reached Sparta...(read more)
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