ChalkidikiEVENTS
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NAME DATE CITY DESCRIPTION
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th of JulyAGIA PARASKEVI
FEAST OF AGIOS IOANNIS29th of AugustAGIA PARASKEVI
FEAST OF AG. THEODORIFirst Sunday after the Shrofe MondayAGIOS NIKOLAOSThe feast includes free meal in the village’s square. The offer of the food is called “Konoumiko”.
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th of JulyAGIOS NIKOLAOS
FEAST OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS6th DecemberAGIOS NIKOLAOSDuring this feast, according to tradition, people burn twigs around the church of Agios Nikolaos.
FEAST OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS6th of DecemberAMOLIANI
“SOCRATIA”:26th of JulyARNEAAthletic event and revival of customs.
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th of JulyARNEA
FEAST OF SHROVE MONDAYShrove MondayARNEA
TEXTILE AND FOLK ART EXHIBITIONEnd of JulyARNEA
FEAST OF AGIA MARINA17th of JulyFOURKA
FEAST OF ZOODOCHOS PIGHIFriday after EasterFOURKA
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th of JulyGALATISTA
FEAST OF AG. THEODORI17th of FebruaryGERAKINI
CULTURAL EVENTSSummerHANIOTISThe Cultural Society “Metiki” organises several cultural events.
FEAST OF AGIOS KONSTANTINOS AND ELENI21th of MayHANIOTIS
PIG SLAUGHTER26th of DecemberIERISSOSThe Pig Slaughter takes place at the village’s square, where guests are offered roasted pork and local wine.
“THE BLACK THRESHING”Third day after EasterIERISSOSThe feast is dedicated to the 300 locals who were slaughtered by the Turks, in 1821.
FEAST OF PROFITIS ILIAS20th of JulyIERISSOSThe feast inlcludes offering the locals, and their guests “Kourbani”, free meal.
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th and 23th AugustKALANDRAThe feast includes dancing at the village’s square.
FEAST OF AGIOS PANDELEIMON27th JulyKALITHEAThe feast involves cultural events, organised by the community.
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY8th of SeptemberKASSANDRA
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th of AugustKRIOPIGI
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th JulyKRIOPIGI
FEAST OF THE SAVIOUR6th of AugustMETAMORFOSSI
FEAST OF AGIOS ATHANASSIOS2th of MayNE OLINTHOS
FEAST OF AGIOS GEORGIOS23th of April or the Monday after EasterNE OLINTHOS
FEAST OF APOSTLES PAVLOS AND PETROS29th - 30th of JuneNEA FOKEA
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI14th of OctoberNEA KALIKRATIA
FEAST OF AGIOS MAMAS2nd SeptemberNEA MOUDANIAThe feast takes place at the village of Agios Mamas, situated 5 Km east of Nea Moudania.
SARDENE FEASTIn the middle of JulyNEA MOUDANIAThe feast includes a celebration and cultural events which last for 7 days.
TRADE FEAST8th of SeptemberNEA MOUDANIA
FEST OF ZOODOCHOS PIGHIFriday after EasterNEA PLAGIA
ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLOCAUST IN KASSANDRA14th of NovemberNEA POTIDEAThe anniversary of the Holocaust is celebrated with several events.
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY23th of AugustNEA RODA
THE SARDINE FEASTend of JulyNEA RODA
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY23th of AugustNEA SKIONI
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI26th of JulyNEA TRIGLIA
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th of AugustNEA TRIGLIA
FEAST OF AGIOS IOANNIS29th of AugustNEOS MARMARAS
FEAST OF AGIOS PANDELEIMONAS27th of JulyNEOS MARMARAS
THE FISHING OF TUNASeptemberNEOS MARMARAS
“CROSSING THE BAY OF TORONI”The last but one Sunday of JulyNIKITIThe event is organised by the Cultural Youth Society of Nikitas. The swimmers swim from Kalithea to the beach of Nikitas, without the help of any artificial means.
CARNIVALLast Sunday of HalloweenNIKITI
FEAST OF AGIOS NIKITAS15th of SeptemberNIKITI
FEAST OF SHROVE MONDAYShrove MondayNIKITI
FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI7th of JulyOLYMPIADA
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th of AugustOLYMPIADA
FEAST OF APOSTLES PAVLOS AND PETROS29th of JuneORMILIA
FEAST OF AGIOS KONSTANTINOS AND ELENI21th of MayOURANOUPOLI
FEAST OF AGIOS GEORGIOS23 of AprilPALIOURI
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th of AugustPALIOURI
FEAST OF PROPHET ILIAS20th of JulyPETRALONA
FEAST OF AGIOS IOANNIS PRODROMOS29th of AugustPIRGADIKIAThis feast takes place at the settlement of Agios Ioannis. The night before, people have a free meal, called “Kourbani”.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF VIRGIN MARY8th of SeptemberPIRGADIKIAThe village’s church celebrates the icon of Panagia Kastrela which was brought here by the refugees, from their home - hand.
FEAST OF AGIOS KONSTANTINOS AND AGIA ELENI21st of MayPIRGADIKIAThis feast includes a free meal, called “Kourbani”.
FEAST OF PROPHET ILIAS20th of JulyPOLIGIROS
HALLOWEENOn the last Sunday of the HalloweenPOLIGIROSOn the last Sunday of the Halloween, there is a big feast with traditional instruments, charriot fun and disquised people, who are offered sausages, pies and olives. The people of Poligiros call this custom “Kats’ amaka”, which means: have a free meal.
FEAST OF AGIOS ATHANASSIOS2nd of MayPOLIHRONO
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY8th of SeptemberPOLIHRONO
FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY15th of AugustSARTI
FEAST OF AGIA TRIADA22nd of JumeSIKIA


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