8th 32K Round of Kefalonia
The 5th event of the 32K round of Kefalonia, in one of the most interesting routes around the natural sea gulf of the island. The Runners Club of Kefalonia in cooperation with the municipality of Kefalonia, Kefalonia section Regional and local agencies.
20th St.Gerassimo Litany (Patron of the Island). During the feasts of Saint Gerasimos – August 16th and today –there is a grand litany and parade. Thousands of people come to venerate the relics of the saint in the newly built temple. His body is passed over ill and sick persons for the purpose of healing them.
26th – Celebration of St Dimitrios in Lixouri
28th – Oxi (No) Day (National Holiday)
Anniversary of General Ioannis Metaxas denial to Benito Mussolini’ request for free passage to invade Greece. The events of 1940 are commemorated every year with military and student parades. On every anniversary, most public buildings, streets and houses and are decorated with Greek flags.