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April 2019 Events

by Sarah O

20th – Fun Day & Dog Show – Dum Spiros Spero Svoronata 12:00-16:00
Hosted by FLIK includes a horticultural and cake competition

23rd – Saint Georges Icon Procession – Skala
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 to Saint George’s little church at the area of Gradou.

Saint George Procession
Saint George Procession
Saint George
Saint George

26th – Orthodox Good Friday 
Public Holiday
Procession of Epitaph occurs in towns and villages – please ask a local for particular times

27th – Pottery Breaking

Argostoli Lithostroto, “Breaking Stamna” , 11:45-
starts at St Spiridon church and continues to Kambana square with Philharmonic orchestra of Argostoli

Lixouri, “Breaking Stamna”, 11:00 – commences at church of St Nicholas and ends up in main square with Philharmonic orchestra of Lixouri, in the square will be girls in traditional costumes.

Sami, “Breaking Stamna”, 11:30 – Church of the Dormition Theotokos with Philharmonic orchestra of Sami

28th – Orthodox Easter Sunday
Public Holiday

29th – Orthodox Easter Monday 
Public Holiday

29th –  Inauguration of the Naval Museum of Sami from 17:00-20:00

29th – Fundraiser for ARK, FLIK & Greek Paws charities – 12:00-14:30 at Filoxenia Hotel Katelios

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