tradition

The Carnival in Lixouri has a great tradition as being the best in Kefalonia – and some say in Greece! The Carnival season (or “Mascara” in Kefalonia) comes to an …

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Christmas in Kefalonia is a holiday full of activity, food and, of course, festive traditional celebrations. Many of the celebrations are religious in nature and whilst Easter is the most …

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The 25th of March is, for us the Greeks, a double celebration, both historical and religious, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821 as well as the …

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Every year on Saint George’s Day the icon of St. George is taken from Skala church in a procession which goes down to the beach and follows the coastal road …

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This old tradition some say comes from the Venetians of the 16th century who used to throw all their old and useless objects and pots out of their windows, others say comes …

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The religious centre of Kefalonia is undoubtedly the Monastery of Agios (Saint) Gerasimos at Omala. The monastery is located 15km from Argostoli where twice a year, thousands of believers gather to worship …

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