Kefalonia Festivals

 
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The festivals of Kefalonia: The ultimate festivals in Kefalonia, Greece

 
NAME

DATE

VILLAGE

DESCRIPTION

Feast of Virgin Mary

15 August.

Agia Efimia, Lixouri

The feast of Virgin Mary is one of the most important religious festivals in Greece.

Celebration of Virgin Mary

15 August.

Markopoulo

A famous religious festival involving a strange phenomenon of harmless snakes getting in the church

Celebration of the union of the Ionians Islands

21 May

Argostoli

Festival celebrating the union of the Ionian Islands with the rest of Greece which took place in 1864.

International music festival of Argostoli

End of August.

Argostoli

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“Eortia” cultural events of Sami

July- August

Sami

Cultural events organised by the Sami Municipality: concerts, theatre performances, dances…

Theatrical Festival

July 15

Argostoli

Presentation of many theatrical performances

Feast of Agios Gerasimos

16 August & 20 Octobre

Argostoli

Celebration and litany in honour of Saint patron of the island, Agios Gerasimos.

Music festival of Lixouri

Septembre.

Lixouri

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Robola wine festival 18-20 August Fragata ----
Feast of Panagia Agrilia 23 August Sami The festival takes place in the monastery of Panagia Agrilion.
 
   
 
HISTORY
The first presence of human life on the island of Kefalonia is dated back to the Palaeolithic era...
ITHAKI
The small and mountainous island of Ithaki (Ithaka) is world known through Homer’s “Odyssey”...

CAPTAIN CORELLI’S MANDOLIN
Louis de Bernieres is the author of the novel “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”...
CHURCHES
There are many Kefalonia churches on the island.
The most famous is the Church of Agios Gerasimos...
 

 
 

 

 

 

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