Events Cyclades

Events Updated Regularly 

Download our Syros Holiday Guide

  • Thu
    02
    May
    2019
    Sun
    05
    May
    2019
    Ermoupoli Syros

    Festival in Ermoupoli

    Traditional dance festival "Syrianopatw', children's and teenage dance groups show a rich music-dance program with traditional dances from all over Greece! The Festival is organized by the Folklore – dance group "the wisdom of tradition.

    https://www.facebook.com/syrianopato/

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    SYROS ISLAND - FINIKAS VILLAGE

    Zucchinis

    Festival For the last 4 years, every June in the village of Finikas, this festival takes place dedicated to zucchinis. Traditional recipes based on this product are offered to locals and guests along with traditional music and wine.

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    TINOS ISLAND - KOMI VILLAGE

    Artichoke is one of the main agricultural products of Tinos, which the residents have cultivated throughout the ages. Every June, in the village of Komi, the ladies of the village prepare many recipes based on artichoke and offer them to visitors.

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    02
    Jun
    2019
    Syros

    Festival of choirs

    The Festival of choirs of Ermoupoli is a major initiative of the Music Group, which has established itself as an institution in the cultural life of the island, with the participation of choirs from all over Greece and abroad.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/117153118316400

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    Syros

    Syros Tango Festival

    A magnificent Festival, full of passion, takes place on the island in recent years, under the supervision and the event's soul, Christina Sariogloy. For the fifth consecutive year, the Festival of Argentine Tango intends to have an international dimension, with the participation of distinguished artists from Argentina, Europe and Greece, aiming at an even greater turnout foreign and domestic tourists. Will include seminars for all levels of stakeholders, dance nights and performances that will please us.

    Link

  • Mon
    01
    Jul
    2019
    NAXOS ISLAND

    Fabulous Potato Festival

    In July, the Union of Rural Cooperatives in cooperation with the cultural association of Saint Arsenios and the Region of South Aegean organise a fabulous potato festival. More than 4.000 people participate every year enjoying dancing with traditional music and tasting many recipes based on potatoes. Naxos is well known for its delicious potatoes, cultivating almost 17.000 tons every year and 1.500 tons of potato seeds.

  • Mon
    01
    Jul
    2019
    PAROS ISLAND - NAOUSSA VILLAGE

    Sea Festival

    Every July, a festival takes place in Naoussa village dedicated to the sea. The local Women Association of the village which organizes this event, offers fresh fried fish, raki (named as “souma” in Paros) and wine to the guests. Many local traditional music groups take part in this festival.

  • Mon
    01
    Jul
    2019
    PAROS ISLAND - PAROIKIA

    In Parikia village every July, the local authority of the island organizes this festIval offering fresh fried fish, souma and wine to the guests. Live traditional music accompanies this event.

  • Mon
    01
    Jul
    2019
    Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    Rebetiko Music Festival

    Rebetiko Music Festival started in 2016 from the municipality of Syros – Syros, in cooperation with the Company development and progress of the Chamber of Cyclades, and was established as an institution in the cultural life of the island. The connection of the island with the urban folk music, which prevails as an integral cultural element attribute from the first decades of the 20th century. in the musical events of the island and respect and recognition in the great Markos Vamvakaris, who has made the rebetiko music and the island known to the whole world, have been the springboard for the creation of the Festival. For this year, the Festival includes a wide variety of events, such as concerts, theatrical performances, lectures, exhibitions, workshops and events for children, in order to promote the contribution of the Rebetiko Markos Vamvakaris and his hometown in Greece and abroad.

    https://www.facebook.com/rembetikofestival

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    International Dance Festival

    The Dance Center Akropoditi, after the establishment of the "International Dance Festival and Dance Akropoditi DanceFest', with the vision of Angelic Sigourou, organises the 7th International Dance Festival, with multilateral actions, such as contemporary dance workshops, choreography, improvisation, classical ballet technique clown , dance, technical architecture Alexander , Body music, Theatre, Flamenco and Yoga, creative dance workshop for people with and without motor, creative contemporary dance workshop for parents and children. It also includes dance and theater performances from Greece and abroad, as well as parallel actions in public spaces. It is worth mentioning that the 2016 Akropoditi dance theatre awarded by prizes Karolos Koun to MEDUSA expression and for the overall project in Syros.

    http://dancefest.akropoditi.gr/index.php/gr/

  • Sun
    14
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    28
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    The International Festival

    The International Festival, which takes place annually on the island of Syros welcomes exquisite melodies and great performances operatikoy Repertory, which attract thousands of visitors. Founded in 2005 by love, so to Syros for the iconic Apollo Theater, the Greek-American conductor and Director Peter Tiboris. Entering the 15the season of the Festival, with artistic director the Eilana Lappalainen, has managed to attract worldwide artists from dozens of countries and has become a summer destination for art lovers from Europe and other places, dropping anchor in the capital of the Cyclades.

    http://www.festivaloftheaegean.com/

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    Mon
    22
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    Syros International Film Festival

    The SIFF founded in 2013 from the INSPIRER of Jacob Moe, in collaboration with Cassandra Celestine. An annual meeting of Greek and international independent films with major movie sections, competitive sections, short films and feature films, specials and many parallel events and discussions that take place in anadiamorfwmenoys and traditional places of the island. The International Film Festival has secured major partnerships, such as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Roof Foundation. An unusual experience with great filmmakers from Greece and abroad addressed to all our senses at the same time.

    http://syrosfilmfestival.org/siff_2016_wp/

  • Mon
    22
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    26
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    Guitar Festival of Syros

    Creative commingling musicians of professors and students at the Guitar Festival of Syros. Top musicians and pedagogues, rich program with evening concerts, mini concerts entitled "musical delight", international contest "Kitharistikoi Games", Master Class, Tutorials for beginners, guitar orchestra students from participants musicians. The Festival's artistic director is Angelo Nikolopoulos, which with its consistency has managed to create one of the oldest Festivals carried out with absolute success all these years on the island.

    http://www.quitarfestival.gr/

  • Mon
    22
    Jul
    2019
    Sat
    27
    Jul
    2019
    Syros

    Accordion Festival

    Every summer accordionists from all over Greece and abroad give Rendezvous in Syros and share their passion for music. By 2012 the Festival is a volunteer effort and akornteonistwn friends of the accordion. Representatives of the Organization "Tailwind" Kristel Loykits and Kandia Printezi to leverage their love for the accordion to election in all its dimensions. For 8the year in Syros, the Festival includes great musical performances and accordion pioneer of unique event for this musical instrument throughout the country. Well-known artists, seminars, trade shows, accordion workshops for children, concerts and dance festivals.

    http://syrosaccordionfestival.com/

  • Thu
    01
    Aug
    2019
    NAXOS ISLAND

    Honey Festival

    Because of its rich flora, Naxos has approximately 5.000 beehives, producing almost 50 tons of virgin thyme annually. The honey festival takes place during August having many educational activities focused on both children and adults. The villagers also reveal many recipes based on honey.

  • Thu
    01
    Aug
    2019
    PAROS ISLAND - ALYKI VILLAGE

    Takes place in Alyki village every August where the guests can taste fresh fish and wine.

  • Thu
    01
    Aug
    2019
    SYROS ISLAND - FINIKAS VILLAGE

    Every August the fishermen of the island cook the delicious recipe of kakavia and offer it to guests along with wine.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    SANTORINI ISLAND

    Santo Wines

    It is celebrated during the first Saturday of August and organized by Santo Wines (the cooperative union of local products of Santorini). It is a celebration of the first day of the year’s harvest and a representation of the traditional way of harvesting. It is accompanied by local songs and customs of the viticulture.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    SYROS ISLAND - POSEIDONIA VILLAGE

    Sardines

    Every August on Agkathopes beach, a festival is held dedicated to the seine fishing nets and the sardines. Great quantities of sardines are baked on charcoal and served to guests and locals.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    ANDROS ISLAND

    Fourtalia is a type of omelette with potatoes, sausages and local cheese. Every August in Messaria village, visitors and locals have the opportunity to taste this delicacy which is prepared and served by villagers.

  • Fri
    09
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    18
    Aug
    2019
    Syros

    International Classical Music Festival

    Ypsiloy artistic level concerts with orchestras from abroad. Conductors and soloists and chamber music performers. The Festival has become an institution with international reach, travels in time, remember all the artists of international repute who have honor, such as Leonidas Kavakos, Nobuko Imai, Frans Helmerson, Michaela Martin, Radovan Vlatkovic, Janis Vakarelis, Kostas Kotsiwlis, Michel Lethiec, presenting a program rich and versatile in the historic Apollo Theater. The Greek violinist, first leading the National Opera and artistic director of the Festival, Yiannos Margaziwtis, was one of the authors.

    http://www.festivalcyclades.com/index.php

  • Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019
    PAROS ISLAND - LEFKES VILLAGE

    Snails

    Every first Saturday after the 15th of August, a well known festival dedicated to snails takes place in the mountain village of Lefkes. The traditional recipe, made up of snails baked with garlic, is served accompanied by wine and traditional music.

  • Mon
    19
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    Syros

    The organ festival "ANO"

    The organ festival "ANO" is organized by the Catholic Diocese of Syros and the Greek Catholics, Link aiming at offering high-level cultural events, highlighting the uniqueness of the organ of the The Cathedral of St. George in Ano Syros, which is the oldest pipe organ, which is in operation in Greece – built in 1888 by the famous Zeno Fedeli. Takes place in an amazing spot on top of the island with direct views of the Aegean Sea, creating a major attraction in the medieval settlement of Ano Syros.

    https://www.facebook.com/anofestival/

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    SANTORINI ISLAND - PERISSA VILLAGE

    Fisherman’s Feast

    The festival is held in Perissa village (the creek of Koladas) during the last weekend of August. The "Fisherman’s Feast" refers to the representation of the traditional way of fishing in Santorini at the time that there were no mechanical means.

  • Fri
    30
    Aug
    2019
    Sat
    31
    Aug
    2019
    Syros

    Eye's Walk Digital Festival

    The Festival connects the unique architectural heritage of Syros with contemporary art video installation art. Friendship Milidaki and her team has created a global Festival originality. International artists creating video art installation at the neoclassical buildings of Syros. The Festival is the only festival art in public space in Greece. The canvas the city's buildings, where the arts of video installation, art & performing art meet.

    https://www.facebook.com/eyeswalk

     

  • Sun
    01
    Sep
    2019
    NAXOS ISLAND

    Cheese

    Approximately 1.000 tons of the famous graviera cheese is produced every year on the island. the cheese is labelled as Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Because of its rich flora and the perfect climate conditions, Naxos has about 4.500 bovines and 110.000 goats and sheep. The produced varieties of cheese and meat are well known for their excellent quality. The festival takes place in September, it is organized by the Union of Rural Cooperatives and aims to further promote this famous product.

  • Sun
    01
    Sep
    2019
    SIFNOS ISLAND - ARTEMONAS VILLAGE

    Sifnos is well known for its legacy on gastronomy. This famous festival takes place in the village of Artemonas, every September and is dedicated to the Sifnian chef, Nikolaos Tselementes. In this event, delegations (consisted from professional chefs and amateurs) from other Cycladic islands visit Sifnos in order to cook and offer their traditional recipes to the guests. Every island has a stand and for three days many traditional delicacies of the Aegean islands are being served.

  • Wed
    18
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    22
    Sep
    2019
    Syros

    Animasyros

    The Animasyros managed to become one of the 20 major cartoon Festival in the world. Festival Chairman Vassilis Karamitsanis, by his love for Syros, has created an international festival that stands out. Includes competitive sections, special screenings in Posidonia and the medieval settlement of Ano Syros, presentations of films, tributes, secret views, important international guests, workshops for people with disabilities and the Market, an annual meeting of top professionals in the world animation in Ermoupoli. It hosts hundreds of animated characters and even more friends of animation from around the world, with great partnerships such as those of the roof of the Onassis Foundation and the National Opera.

    http://www.animasyros.gr/

  • Fri
    20
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    22
    Sep
    2019
    Syros

    Stray Art Festival

    The Stray Art Festival combines different forms of expression of public space in urban environment. Favorite artists of street art and Graffiti, supported by dozens of musicians, actors and performers celebrate the street culture with main axis the murals. A Festival, which includes events of music, dance, theater and sporting events. The Festival is an initiative of students of the Department of product and systems design engineering, University of the Aegean, which embraced from the first moment the society.

    https://www.facebook.com/strayartfestival/

  • Tue
    01
    Oct
    2019
    NAXOS ISLAND - MONI VILLAGE

    Raki

    During October all the traditional distilleries of the island prepare to produce raki. The fragrance of the produced spirits and the aromas of the baked goat meat and quinces spread all over the island. In late November, in the village of Moni the raki festival takes place where everyone is invited to watch the procedure of raki’s distillation and taste the traditional spirit.