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Ikarian Panagiria (Feast Day Celebrations)


Ikaria is famous throughout Greece for her "Panagiria", traditional feast days that celebrate the Saints' name days and other religious holidays. If you're planning a trip to Ikaria during the summer season be sure to see the chart below that details the Panagiria dates and locations. People come to Ikaria from far and wide to take part in the celebrations and the most popular Ikarian Panagiria can be attended by thousands of people. Don't miss the unique opportunity to revel with the Ikarians amidst village surroundings, traditional food, live music, non-stop dancing, and plenty of delicious Ikarian wine. Panagiria typically start in the early afternoon and go on until the next morning!


Ikarian "Panagiria" (Feast Days) Calendar

April

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
23rd
(or Monday before Easter)
St. George Amalou, Tsouredo, Nelia

May

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
5thAgias IrinisKampos
14thAgios IsidorosAgios Isidoros,
Armenistis
21stSt. Constantine & Helen Avlaki
30thAgiwn Pantwn Droutsoulas,
Trapalou
revolving (May or June)Agiou PnevmatosKastanies

June

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
24thIouwanou ProdromoChristos
29thSt. Peter & Paul Steli
30th12 Apostles Pezi
revolving (May or June)Agiou PnevmatosKastanies

July

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
1stAgiwn AnargurwnKaravostamo,
Therma
7thAgia KuriakiFaros
17thAgias Matronas (Ikaria Independence Anniversary) Agios Kirikos,
Katafigi,
Arethousa
20thProfitis Ilias Miliopo, Kossikia, Pigi, Glaredo, Profitis Ilias (Karidies), Vrakades
26thAgia Paraskevi Agia Paraskevi (Faros), Xsilosirti, Petropouli, Karavostamo, Karkinagri
27thAgios Panteleimonos Agios Panteleimon, Feidos, Mirsonas

August

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
3rdvillage feastAgios Dimitrios
6thTransfiguration of Christ Christos(Raxon, Kalamos, Christos(Ag. Kirikos), Oxea, Frantato, Dapnhe, Stavlos
8thvillage feastMandria
12thvillage feastKares
15thAssumption of Mary Kamba, Panagia, Perdiki, Monokambi, Gialiskari, Kouniados, Lagkada, Akamatra, Karavostamo, Kossikia, Chrysostomos
24thVrakades Progressive Association Vrakades
27thAgiou Fanouriou Maratho, Vrakades, Agios Dimitris, Agios Panteleimon, Avlaki
29thSt. John The Baptist Mavrato, Prospera
Revolving - Ask?village feastProspera
Revolving - Ask?village feastNelia

September

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
8thBirth of Virgin Mary Kerame, Plagia, Ploumari
17thAgia Sophia Kampos, Monokampi
20thAgiou Efstatheiou Arethousa

October

DateFeast DayVillage(s)
8thTaxiarchon Ploumari
20thAgias Matronas Perdiki, Oxea
26thAgiou Dimitriou Agios Dimitris, Katafigi



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