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Events

During the summer months many festivals are organized in frame of religious celebretions. So, 27 of July, we have the feast of Ag. Panteleimonas, 6 of August, the feast of Christ and 15 of August the celebration and the feast of the Dormition of mother of Jesus. The nautical club of Folegandros each summer organizes races and a feast for fans of the group. Also, in the context of the cultural programme of the municipality arranged concerts, theatrical performances, screenings and exhibitions of painting or photography. Beautiful musical evenings are typically organized and when it is full moon. It should be noted that in the traditional festivals of the island served dainties, local wine and raki while musically the night covered by local instrumentalists.

The period of Easter every corner of the island is spotless and white, and all waiting to start around the island the procession of the image of the Virgin Mary. Our tradition makes our Easter special and gives duration in the joy of Easter. Easter Sunday begins the procession of the image from house to house in Chora and ends at the entrance of the village from where the faithful and the priest leading walk the image in the main temple of Ano Meria where make it happen a vigil. Note that the entrance of the image in to the castle accompanied by numerous firecrackers. On Monday, the priest and the faithful lead the image in the village entering in every house to receive the blessing of our Lady. At the end of the day the image is driven inside the Castle, in a church where again make it happen vigil. On Tuesday the image goes in the remote settlements, passes through the mountains to the Livadi beach and to the port where it enter in all the boats to bless their owners and their travels. Then the image enters in a boat which followed by the remaining boats located in port-always with the faithful cohort- and do a small trip to bless the waters. Finally, always driven walk back to the monastery, where it remains. Throughout the course of conduct of the image in houses on the island, drinking, local delicacies and the mirth is not missing from nowhere. The doors of the houses are open and the owners invite people who accompanying the picture to enter in their houses to give their best wishes and to treat things of the rich tables which have prepared the housewives, especially for these days.