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Greek Festivals - Concerts, Events, Festivals, and Holidays in Greece

Holidays and events in Greece - museum closures, special events, village feasts and festivals throughout Greece and the Greek islands.
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May Day in Greece
May Day in Greece can come as a surprise to American tourists who are not used to the European passion for this day. How will May Day affect your travel plans in Greece?

Mother's Day in Greece
Mothers Day in Greece is not a traditional Greek holiday - or is it? Find out about Mother's Day in Greece - and how to put a Greek spin on Mother's Day anywhere.

Free Museum Days in Greece
Free museum days in Greece - Admission-free Days at Museums in Greece

Epiphany in Greece - Pictures
The Feast of Epiphany on January 6th is celebrated throughout Greece, where youths dive into the still-chilly waters to retrieve a cross thrown from shore.

Carnival in Greece
When is Carnival Season in Greece? Find out the dates for Greek Mardi Gras.

Clean Monday's Dirty Stepbrother
It may be "Clean Monday" in the rest of Greece, but in one town, this festival earns the nickname of "Dirty Monday".

Easter in Greece - Dates
Greek Easter dates for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and beyond. Travel to Greece during Easter season. Easter Sunday dates for 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.

Ikarus Arts Center
The Ikarus Arts Center in Avdou, Crete

Greek Independence Day Parades
Independence day in Greece is celebrated around the world, wherever the disapora has created a population of Greeks.

New Year's in Athens, Greece
New Year's Eve in Athens, Greece usually provides free concerts, big crowds, and, since it's Greece, lots and lots of fireworks. Will austere 2010 give the same big welcome to 2011?

Olympus Festival
Each summer, the Olympus Festival held in the foothills and coastal area near Mount Olympus draws thousands of visitors. There are good reasons why you should be one of them. Find out about this fun festival in Northern Greece.

Skyros Goat Festival
The Greek island of Skyros preserves ancient traditions which are displayed each year during the annual Goat Festival on the island. Costumed dancers dress in animal skins, wear masks, and perform dances that may stretch back to even prehistoric times.

Rockwave Festival
The increasingly-popular Rockwave festival continues to expand, offering top alternative acts in a music festival environment.

Ikarus Festival
Ikarus Festival - This new festival promises to become a tradition in the traditional mountain village of Avdou on the island of Crete.

Ochi Day in Greece
When one man spoke for all Greece and just said "No!" (ochi) to Hitler at a time when no other nation in Europe was openly opposing him.

Cruise to Epidauros
Take an evening cruise to the theater festival at Epidauros, and enjoy dinner on the way from Athens.

Epidaurus Festival - Ancient Greek Drama in Greece
The Epidaurus Festival presents ancient plays in the beautiful ancient theater at Epidaurus (Epidavros).

Festivals in Greece
Hundreds of holidays, festivals, other events, and name days throughout Greece and the Greek islands.

Metal Healing 2007
Greece's thriving metal scene takes center stage for Metal Healing 2007

Greek Independence Day Pictures - Pictures of Greek Independence Day
Greek Independence Day Pictures - Pictures of Greek Independence Day on the Greek island of Antiparos.

Eurovision 2006
Since Helena Paparizou won Eurovision 2005 with her rousing song "My Number One", Greece has the honor of hosting the Eurovision competition in Athens in 2006.

Matala Reunion 2011
Matala Reunion 2011 - Did you live in the caves at Matala during the 60s & 70s, ... or just wish you did? This event may be for you.

The Epidaurus Festival 2009
The Epidaurus Festival 2009 presents ancient plays in the beautiful ancient theater at Epidaurus (Epidavros).

A Greek Valentine's Day Quest
An About Greece Travel reader request results in an abundance of poppies for Valentine's Day - or at least their pictures.

Santorini Cities of the Sea Gastronomic Event - Santorini Food Festival
Are you a foodie? Explore the delicacies and wines of Santorini at this annual event.

A Greek Valentine's Day Quest
An About Greece Travel reader request results in an abundance of poppies for Valentine's Day - or at least their pictures.

Greek Orthodox Epiphany Celebrations Around the World
Epiphany is celebrated in Greece and around the world. In Greece, every island has an observance, but one of the biggest is at Athens' port of Piraeus.

How NOT to Greek Dance
Greek dancing is fun and easy - for most. Here are some hints

Summer Solstice in Greece
In Greece for Summer Solstice? While not an official holiday, it still offers some special fun and an early reminder that winter is coming.

Events in Greece in August
Greece has no end of events to entice visitors. Here are some of them in the month of August.

Events in Greece in September
What will be happening in Greece during your trip in September?

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