FESTIVAL AND EVENTS


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There are numerous village festivals and local festivals on the island of CORFU.
Below we show you some with the relative dates, all concerning the summer period that goes from May to September.

Beginning of May: Orthodox Easter so particular and beautiful to be famous all over Greece
Friday after Easter: Village Festival in Paleokastritsa
8 May and 15 August: Festival in Kassiopi where Our Lady is celebrated
June 9: Festivals with alikes of Potamo, Petalia, Zigo, Potamo
12 June: S.Onofrio. Festival at Pelekas
24 June: Feast of the Holy Spirit in Kontokali, Stavro, Arghirades, Kastellani of months, Antipins and Othoni
29 June: SS. Pietro and Paolo Festivities in Kombitsi, Stronghili and Vitalades. In Gaios of Paxos great festivities in honor of St. Gaios
2 July: Our Lady of Vlacherena. Procession to Garitsa. Festivities in Garitsa, Acharavi, Kamara, Fountain of Paxos
8 July: Celebration of Aghios Prokopios with its feasts in the villages of Kavos, Lefkimnis and Aghios Prokopios
July 13: Feast in Piazza San Rocco (in honour of S. Spiridione)
17 July: S. Marina. Festivals in Benitses, Spartera, avliotes
20 July: Feast of the Prophet Elijah in Magoulades

PARTIES

6 August: Festival for the Transfiguration of Christ celebrated in Pontikonisi, Perivoli, Strinilia, Evropuli, Paleochori, a. Deka and at Aghios Mattheos with several days of pilgrimage (August 1-6) on the top of Mount Pantokratoras
August 11, first Sunday of November, Palm Sunday and HolySaturday: In these four dates the relics of the saint are carried in procession through the streets in celebration of the city, accompanied by the most important Musical bands of the island
16 August: Three days of festivities in Kato Garuna
23 August: Feast of the Panagia Odighitria in the villages of Gastouri, Pelekas and Aghii Deka
8 September: Festival popular in the land of Afra, Marathia, Aghio Marko, Potami of Lefkimmi, Sinarades
14 September: Feast of the Cross at the monastery of Aghio Ioanni in Sidari
24 Settembre: “Mirtidiotissa”. Feast in Vato
26 September: St. John the Theologian. Feast at Karussades and at Porta Remunda.

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