Saristra – first time visitor perspectives from both sides of the stage!

by Sarah O. If you don’t know, Saristra Festival is a 3 day arts and music festival held in the abandoned village of Old Vlachata near to Sami. It’s been held annually (missing just one year) since 2012 and it attracts many artists, bands and visitors from all over Greece and the world! This year […]

SeaNema Open Air Film Festival 30 July-2 Aug 2018

If y want to experience something totally different while having your holidays on the island don’t miss the SeaNema open Air Film Festival! From the 30th of July to the 2nd of August 2018, SeaNema Open Air Film Festival transforms idyllic beaches and other seaside spots of Kefalonia into a charming outdoor movie theater which […]

Robola Wine Festivals

Since 1978 there has been a Robola wine festival held every year, on the first weekend after August 15th. It’s a celebration of the new production of the award winning Robola wine, produced on the island. The villages of Fragata and Valsamata in the Omala Valley have a two day panagyri where you have the […]

Calendar of Events 2019

Updated weekly as information is received. Throughout the year many events take place in Kefalonia -religious celebrations and feasts, arts festivals, wine and food festivals, gymnastic symposiums, road races and much more –  this calendar of events also includes national holidays and observances.  If you are organising an event, or know of something happening, and […]

Traverso – Festival & Social Workshop / Programme for Traverso Festival 2018

Traverso means the forceful direction of a boat against the wind so as to avoid the waves that come to its sides. Similarly, Traverso social workshop decided to act upon an era in which the socio-political ‘waves’ brake upon us uncontrollably. Traverso aims to provide an opportunity for people to meet, socialize, exchange ideas, skills, […]

Barcarolle Festival in Assos

The Βarcarolle (or Varkarolla) Festival is held every year on the 24th of August in the beautiful village of Assos as well as in Lixouri. The event in Assos has been combined with the religious celebration of Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, a great preacher and prophet that came to Kefalonia in 1777 for the first time. On […]

Kioni Festival at Ithaca

Visiting Ithaca from Kefalonia is easy. You can get a daily tour from Agia Efimia and Sami or take the ferry with your car and stay there for a night or two or even more if you have the time. I believe that 3 days are enough to explore the island as it is the […]

Saristra Festival 2018

Saristra is a Music & Art Festival that started back in 2012 and takes place on an annual basis in the village of Old Vlachata, near to Sami, on the island of Kefalonia. Visiting Saristra will give you the chance to get familiar with modern music and contemporary cultural art and at the same time […]