One of the 20 most important festivals for animation globally and Greece’s largest, the Anima Syros Festival has been drawing a creative international community of animators to the elegant neoclassical town of Hermoupolis (“City of Hermes”), Syros since 2008.
One of the wonderful things about Greece’s Summer Cultural Festivals is that it is a chance for performances of contemporary movements and works to take place in nation with an ancient cultural tradition. Even in the most cutting edge works, the inspiration of ancient Greece is fundamental.
Every summer Greece is bursting with cultural events and festivals which take place in all corners of the country. The Greek Summer Festivals promise unique and refined experiences that will evoke profound emotions, taking visitors on a journey through a centuries-old culture. At the end of June and the beginning of July, the spotlight falls
Good Friday in Greece is both the most solemn holiday of the year, and the most beautiful. In every church throughout the whole country, Good Friday begins with bells. But not the joyous church bells we hear every Sunday and holidays — the bell is a mourning bell, ringing a single ring at regular intervals
Throughout year, and especially in the summer, cultural festivals of all types are the anticipated events. Both locals and travelers to Greece look forward to these festivals of music, dance and theatre at some of the most scenic and historic venues across the country.