Events List on Sunday, 16th June 2019

This is a list of forthcoming events, as far as we know them, based on information provided by the various organizations on Ikaria. Annual events, such as panigyria will only appear on the list 30 days before the date.
Be aware that Panigyria are expected on particular dates but local events may cause them to be cancelled out of respect. Keep a lookout for local notices and ask around for confirmation.
When: Sunday, 16th June 2019
Event:Panigyria: Kastanies and villages with Agia Triada
Details:This is the Festival of the Holy Trinity
This is a moveable Feast in Greece - 49 days after Easter Sunday.

Panigyria can be expected at Kastanies and other villages with a church dedicated to Agia Triada

Cost:Charge will be made for food and drink
As with all panigyria, all profits from the event are used for local improvements
When: Sunday, 23rd June 2019
Event:Saint's Day: Agioi Pandes
Details:Panigiria can be expected at Trapalou and Droutsoulas and wherever there is a church of that name.

All Saints is a moveable feast in Greece - 56 days after Easter Sunday

Cost:Charge will be made for food and drink
As with all Panigira, profits from the event are used for local improvements.
When: Monday, 24th June 2019
Event:Panigyri: Raches
Details:Day devoted to the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
This is an interesting panigyri in that late in the evening bonfires are lit, fuelled partly by May garlands, and some people are moved to jump over the bonfires.
Cost:Charge made for Food and Wine
When: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Event:Panigyri: Steli
Details:Saint's Day: Peter and Paul
Cost:Charge will be made for food and drink
As with all panigyria, income from the event is used for local improvements.
Be aware that because of local events, tragedy within the village for example, the pangiri may not be held out of respect.
When: Sunday, 30th June 2019
Event:Panigyri: Pezi
Details:Saint's Day: The Twelve Apostles
Cost:There is a charge made for food and wine
As with all Panigyria, income from the event will be used for local improvements.
When: Monday, 1st July 2019 - From the afternoon
Event:Panigiria: Karavostmos, Therma, Mandria
Details:Saint's Day: The Anargyron
The Anargyron were all doctors who were percieved as working miracles through their healing.
Cost:Charge will be made for food and drink
As with all pangiria, the profits from these events are used for local improvements
When:Evening Sunday, 7th July 2019
Event:Panigyria: Kerame, Faros
Details:Saint's Day: Ayia Kiriaki The Kerame panigiri is held in the valley at Fles, just outside Evdilos
Cost:Charge is made for food and drink
As with all panigiria, the profits from these events are used for local improvements.
When: Wednesday, 17th July 2019 - All day
Event:Ikarian Independence Day
Venue:Ayios Kirykos
Details:This celebrates the short period in 1912 when Ikaria was an independent state. Normally there is little in the way of special events - keep your eye open.
This is also the Festival of Ayia Marina so there will be panigyria.
When:Registration on Friday, 23rd August 2019 - then until 31st
Event:Ikaria Dance Project
Venue:Armenistis, based on the Cavos Bay Hotel.
Details:An Eight Day Dance workshop with multinational participants. In the evenings there are group meals and visits to Panigiria, to put learning into practice, and one day off for sight-seeing. Organized by Christiana Katsarou.
If you are interested in learning Greek Dances this is certainly one to be recommended.
Cost:See website

More Info: http://www.ikariadance.com

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