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July 2019 Events

by Sarah O

1st – Lourdas & Vlahata Festival, Lourdas 21:00
Traditional festival with dancing, music, food  and fun! Open to all!


2nd – Traditional Dance Festival – Pastra & Poros

3rd – 10 Year Dance Anniversary of Elizabeth Dance School Livieratos, courtyard of 1st Primary School in Lixouri at 21.15
The Department of Modern and Classical Dance of KEDI.KE., after the Royal Dance Classical Dance Exam held successfully here in Kefalonia, participate with beautiful choreographies.  

3rd – 12th MetaxArt Summer Workshops – Poros
Painting workshops from beginners to professionals

4th – Drive-in Lovers 60’s & 70’s Rock n Roll, The Fishbone Bar, Fiskardo 22:00

5th -Singapore Strings Two, Olive Garden, Lassi 20:30

5th – Drive-in Lovers 60’s & 70’s Rock n Roll, Kraken Bar, Sami 21:30

6th & 7th  – The Happiness Project, 32km running meeting & 5km swimming session, Argostoli
To celebrate 100 years of the children’s home – 32 km running meeting and a 5 km swimming session non-profit event, open to all registration free! You can register here

7th – Ag. Kyriaki’s Day – Xenopoulo, Prokopata & Michata.

7th – Cinema Paradiso – Kourkoumelata Starts: 22:00 hrs
…for those who love the beauty and experience of outdoor cinema, movies played under the moon and stars.

8th – St. Prokopios – Kambitsata

9th – Performance of Children’s and Youth Dance Groups, Main Square Sami, 21:00
Presented by the Cultural Club of Sami

9th – Art Exhibition by Kosta Evangelatou, Villa Rodopi Art Collection I.Mesolora 7 & Vironos Argostoli, opening 20:30
“EGGOLIA IMAGES – PERSONS AND MEMORIES” A collection of portraits created by the artist with models from the natural but also forms that emerge from his memory. Duration of exhibition: 9 July-10 August. Information: +30 26710 28501, +30 6944621286. 

9th – 31st – World Wildlife Fund boat “Blue Panda” the boat will visit Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca.
Special events will take place with the active participation of local groups, residents and visitors of these islands. For more information click here

11th – Agia Efimia Saints Day, Icon Procession Festival – Agia Efimia
Liturgy, procession. Open air market, dancing and feasting. The Metropolitan of Kefalonia officiates at Vespers, Divine Liturgy and the Litany of the Holy Icon. The Metropolitan also attends a festive dinner given at his home by Reverend Ierotheos Amitsis, Abbot of the Monastery of Mother of God at Themata.

11th- Opening Concert of the 4th International Conference of Hellenic Philharmonic Society, Lixouri, 21:30
The International Conference of the Hellenic Philharmonic Society celebrates, with a concert of the Italian Youth Orchestra of Fermo and its youth band from the  Lixouri Philharmonic School

11th -Music Night with the Choir of the KAPI Argostoli. Address Vassilis Kalogloras, Kambana Square, Argostoli, 21:00

11th – Blues Trackers, Rock & Blues, Fishbone Bar, Fiskardo 22:00

12th – Blues Trackers, Rock & Blues, Kraken Bar, Sami 22:00

12th – 4th International Conference-Seminar of Philharmonic Orchestras. Concert of the Philarmonic Municipality of Kalamaria, Thessaloniki.A. Laskaratou Street (coastal road), Lixouri 21:30pm 

12th- Singapore Strings Two, Olive Garden, Lassi 20:30

12th – ” AH These Ghosts “, by Eduardo de Filipp , directed by Panos Vardakos. and music Kosta Haritatou. Municipal Theater of Argostoli “Kefalos” 21:30 (IN GREEK)

13th -” AH These Ghosts “, by Eduardo de Filipp , directed by Panos Vardakos. and music Kosta Haritatou. Municipal Theater of Argostoli “Kefalos” 00:00 (IN GREEK)

13th – Summer Choral Meeting of Kefalonia, Xenia, Argostoli, 21:30
General Entrance 5.00 €

13th -” AH These Ghosts “, by Eduardo de Filipp , directed by Panos Vardakos. and music Kosta Haritatou. Municipal Theater of Argostoli “Kefalos” 21:30 (IN GREEK)

13th & 14th – Traditional Greek Shadow Theater, Amphitheater “Gerasimos Pentogalos” Poros, 21:00
Michalis Theodoropoulos’s troupe “SKIES AND GELIA” presents” KARAGGIOZIS & THE MUMM OF FARAO “. A new show created by the theatre company of the Karagiozis player Michalis Theodoropoulos, respecting the traditional Karagiozis and  Greek Shadow Theatre.
General Admission: 5 € 

13th – 14th International Conference and Seminar of Philharmonic Orchestras, Concert of the “Mantzaros” Philharmonic Society. Conducted by Socrates Anthis. Central Square, Lixouri, 21:30

13th – Traditional Festival at Mount Ainos,  under the old radar, 20:30

13th – Traditional Panagiri (Festival), Zervati, nr Sami 20:30
Everyone welcome! Music, dancing and feasting! Join in a traditional, local celebration!

13th- Celebration of the 100th year of the O Sotir Orphanage, Argostoli, 20:15

14th -Feast of Agios Eleftherios in Ainos – Omala 9pm

14th – 4th International Conference-Seminar of Philharmonic Orchestras, with a concert of all Philharmonics led by the internationally renowned conductor Franco Cesarini. Lixouri, 21:30

14th – Annual information tour for the aromatic and edible plant of oregano  Ainos National Forest, The meeting point for the oregano excursion is the courtyard of the closed gym “Antonis Tritsis”, 07:30
The purpose of the tour is to inform and sensitize the citizens and visitors of the National Park about the aromatic plant of the oregano, whose careful collection helps to achieve its sustainable preservation in the area.

14th – 28th –SOS paradise calling! The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Artists from all disciplines, scientists, researchers, philosophers, environmentalists, Minds seeking deeper meaning and connection between Creative Practice, Life and the World.

14th – Cinema Paradiso – Kourkoumelata Starts: 22:00 hrs
…for those who love the beauty and experience of outdoor cinema, movies played under the moon and stars.

15th – Sardela’s Festival – Poros

with wine, sardines and music

16th – Orchestral parade starting in Kambana Square, Argostoli, 21:00
Philadelphonian Argostoli, KEDI.KE “Dionysios Lavragas”. He directs the conductor Vasilis Perlikidis. Moving towards the finale in Vallianos Square 

17th – Ag. Marina celebrations at Vlachata
The Vespers and the Divine Liturgy are officiated by the Metropolitan of Kefalonia. Followed by traditional fest with music, food and dancing. Open to all and free.

18th – Noriana (Irish & Celtic Music) Live at The Fishbone Bar, Fiskardo, 22:00

19th-21st 4th Traverso Festival & Social Workshop, Kallithea Grove,  Lakithra
It is hosted in Lakithra Hill and included a wide variety of great live music, a circus, a bazar, a buffet, creative recycling workshops for children, interactive fairytale telling, yoga for adults and so much more! Previous collaborations and activities include cinema, theatre, guided walks and picnics. Free and open to all. 

19th – -Singapore Strings Two, Olive Garden, Lassi 20:30

19th – Feast of Prophet Elias Traditional Festival, Razata Cyclopean Walls, nr Argostoli 21:00
Live music, dancing and food. Frre and open to all

19th-20th July – Gastronomy Festival, Lixouri Central Square
The Chamber of Kefalonia and Ithaca announces the 2nd Festival of Gastronomy and Wine with stalls and cooking presentations. 2010 Greek Masterchef Winner Akis Petretzikis will be cooking live!

20th – Prophet Elias ‘s Day, celebrated at Razata, Agrapidia, Omala & Kaminarata
The Metropolitan officiates at the liturgy in Kaminarata.

20th – Hollie Findlay, Traverso, Kallithea Grove, Lakithra 21:00
Musician playing in the pretty village of Lakithra. Check link for more details.

21st – Spasmata Beach Party – Live DJ’s, Tattoos, Spasmata  Beach, Argostoli, 16:00

21st – Cinema Paradiso – Kourkoumelata Starts: 22:00 hrs
…for those who love the beauty and experience of outdoor cinema, movies played under the moon and stars.

21st – Traditional Dances, Cultural Center “Gerasimos Pentogalos” , Poros, 21:00
Traditional music and dance performances related to the theme of festivals that take place in Kefalonia and in various regions of Greece. Participating are the dancing sections of the Cultural Association “ARAKLI”, Kefalonia Folklore Dance Group “Kefalines” and the “Mericha” Association of Kythnos . The orchestra of traditional music “PEDTAHXON” will cover the performance. 

25th – Saint Paraskevi Liturgy and feasts- Lourdata, Poros, Argostoli, Lixouri

26th- Divine Liturgy, Saint Paraskevi Church, Poros 20:30

26th -Singapore Strings Two, Olive Garden, Lassi 20:30

27th – Ag. Panteleimon – Poulata, Kontogourata and Loukerata.
Feasting and dancing. Open to all.

27th – The Kefalonia Festival, Fragata, Omala, 20:30
Visitors have the opportunity to taste  traditional meat pie, oregano, local feta, traditional pastry and sweets and other Kefalonian recipes. Traditional dance groups and live orchestra surround the beautiful night. Organization: Artistic dance & traditional Fragaton Club “MERMIGGAS 

28th -Ai Helis Beach Party, Watermill Beach Bar, Argostoli, 16:00

28th – Cinema Paradiso – Kourkoumelata Starts: 22:00 hrs
…for those who love the beauty and experience of outdoor cinema, movies played under the moon and stars.

28th – Riganada Festival, Damoulianata 21:00
Free and open to all, dancing, music and fun!

28th – Cubaneros Live, Waikiki Beach Bar, Lourdata, 20:00

29th – Road Race, Omala
Traditional Road race KOULOURA 2019.. Information & Declaration of Participation in the Community of Omalon (26710 86221) & KEDI.KE. (26710.25600). 

29th – Concert Against Oil Drilling – Matoula Zamani, Loutro, Sami 20:00
The Open Meeting of Kefalonia-Ithaca residents organizes a major concert against the proposed mining in the Ionian Sea, with the participation of the popular performer Matoula Zamani and local bands. With the support of KEDI.KE. Free entrance. 

31st – “Thousands and One Voices with Alexis Alexandros” Vallianos Square, Argostoli, 21:30

Singer from “You’ve got Talent Greece” impersonates famous Greek singers, accompanied by a professional band and backing singers. Free.

31st – Kefalonia International Organisation Meeting, Legends Bar, Svoranata 20:00

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