On this page we publish details of events in the Messinian region, and sometimes further afield, from a number of sources including  kalamata gr -- Tharros -- wherevent --- peloponnese events   
The source is usually in Greek, so the details are in Google translate English!

April 9th-11th : The 6th Kalamata Guitar Festival and Contest The Festival and Contest organized by the Welfare Corporation "Faris" of the Municipality of Kalamata, the Municipal Conservatory and the Parents' Association of Students of the Faculties of "Faris" and takes place for the 6th consecutive year in Kalamata. The competition and concerts will be held in the Auditorium 'Theodoros Angelopoulos' (Aristomenous 95).
Alongside the festival, will be two very interesting seminars, with free entry for participants in the Competition: A) Seminar Flamenco Guitar with Socrates Mastrodimo, Good Monday April 10 between 17: 00 and 19:00, Great Tuesday, 10:00-11: 30, in the concert hall of the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata B) Seminar καχόν (kind of drum) with Yannis Papagiannoulis, Great Monday, April 10, at 10: 00-14: 00, in cooperation with the Byzantine Metropolis music School Messinia and percussion section of C. Kladi, Hall of the School of Byzantine music I. M. Messinias.
Finally, the on Tuesday April 11 at 11:30, will be the awarding of the prizes and student recitals. GUITARS AS PRIZES! For more information, contact Antonis Coufoudakis (tel. 6977 629 389) or Stathis Gyftakis (tel. 698 5898280). kalamata gr

March 28th- April 6th: The 6th International Student Festival of Ancient Drama Georgia Panagopoulos said that this festival is becoming an institution for the region and people of Ancient Messina, and said efforts are made each time to strengthen, and even find more funding. This year it will involve two schools from Great Britain.George Athanasopoulos expressed concern about the fact that somehow it is losing its international character, when only two schools come from abroad and the same country, noting that previously schools from Sicily, and even Beijing, took part in this festival . The Festival will be held from March 28 to April 6, in the ancient theater of Ancient Messina, while the program is to be announced soon tharros

March 26th: Family day at Foifa Farm On Sunday, March 26 at 11 AM - 5 PM, our farm opens its arms and invites you to spend together a beautiful, relaxed Sunday ... a free games for the little ones and with the possibility of relaxation for our older friends. Know the life of our estate, seeing new gardens that bloom, discover "hidden treasures" within the orange, but most importantly ... our children play safely in a natural environment, freely and creatively. Whoever would like to make the picnic lawn, they are welcome to bring what they wish that wishes! Alongside the shop of our farm is preparing to present you the goodness of our estate, always natural and organic and always at very reasonable prices . For participation declarations and reservations please call 2721022505. Entrance 5 euros, including natural freshly squeezed orange juice for children, cereal bars and natural snack that we do together with the children, and adults, in addition to the above, can enjoy brown biology tea with medicinal herbs mixture. (Ask about our special offers for families and groups) In case of rain or intense bad weather the event will be postoned)    Foifa Farm

March 23rd: Peter Gaitanou Concert :The concert by Peter Gaitanou, will be a great cultural event, in which the Municipality of Kalamata will mark the beginning of the Greek Revolution on March 23, 1821 from the Messinian capital. With the orchestra partnership, Peter Gaitanos will present a program with selected songs that express the concepts of freedom, democracy and justice. They will hear songs set to music by great Greek composers, on the poetry of Greek poets: from the works "Axion Esti" Odysseus Elytis "In Chamonix" Andreas Kalvos to music by Mikis Theodorakis, "Free Besieged" Dionysios Solomos to music Markopoulos, other songs - symbols and also the national anthem of Greece and Thourios Rigas. The concert will take place at the Palace Kalamata Dance on 23.03.2017, starting at 20.00 and the ticket will cost 10 euros, while for students and unemployed (with unemployment card) 5 euro. kalamata gr

March 19th : Opening of MX track (sports bike park in Giannitsanika) The Athletic Association LE.MO.KA. invites friends, supporters, helpers and all who wish to attend the first official track operating day, at the opening of the MX track at 12:30 noon on Sunday, March 19. Those who wish, may make their workout from 9:00 to 14:30 Also on the occasion of the inauguration , the Athletic Association of LE.MO.KA. will cut the New Years pie. For years now fans of racing motorcycles of Motocross, Enduro and Scramble sought enosis a "home"! Their own "home"! A place where they could learn, to try their hand, to practice, to run and to improve their technique and prepare a space organized and perfectly made for special and spectacular sport of racing with motorcycles. With a lot of work over the last ten years primarily in search of space and then the cooperation and assistance of organizations and people, it is time that this dream is a reality! Tharros

March 18th/19th: "Streets of Gunpowder" As part of the national celebration, under the auspices of the Municipality of Kalamata, will be organized the"Streets of gunpowder," an event in the form of mass relay, from Almyro Verga up to the Monastery Mardakis. The purpose of the events that will accompany the "Streets of gunpowder," is to show the historical event of unloading gunpowder in the Almyros bay, a few days before the declaration of the Revolution in Kalamata, held on March 23, 1821. At 19:00, there will be events in the Church of St. Nicholas in Almyros Verga and then to Messinian Bay Hotel. The gunpowder brought in 1821, came from Poros. For this reason, a large delegation will come from the island, On Saturday night March 18 a memorial service will be held in memory of the fighters in the chapel of St. Nicholas Then, there will be a representation of the transfer of gunpowder, with the participation of Kalamata Cavalry Group. Then the historian Maria Liakakos will deliver a speech in a hall of Messinian Bay Hotel. There will be traditional dances and treats. The Sunday morning 19th, at 6.00, will begin relay race with shuttle full of gunpowder, by Almyros on route to Monastery Mardakis in Nedousa.kalamata gr

March 17-19th : Embroidery Exhibition: The Kalamata Municipality and Diocles SA , in cooperation with Chrisocherias ladies of Kalamata and the region, is organizing a needlework exhibition with emphasis on embroidery, either old or new. The embroidery on display, will be from the chests of the grandmothers, and the living rooms of the ladies, and is either historical relics , or created in recent years. The exhibition will be held in Kalamata Municipal Cultural Centre, from 17 to March 19, 2017 and its opening will be Friday, the 17th at 20.30. It will  operate during the hours of 8:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 21:00. Its purpose is ".....to highlight our tradition, the art of embroidery, and urge young girls to take continue it," saod the President of the CC 'Faris' Anastasia Belogianni, who is also head of the women's committee, which prepared the exhibition. She added that in the old days, embroidery production gave additional income to the family. Note that the handiwork is again in vogue, and there are exhibitions made in many European cities. kalamata gr

March 11th :Karate Cup, Southern Greece A major event of the karate sport, will take place in closed Kalamata gym "Tent" Saturday, March 11, 2017, starting at 9.00 in the morning. The championship is organized by the Greek Karate Federation, under the auspices of the Municipality of Kalamata, with the assistance of Organising Committee South Greece, the Pan-Messinian Karate Sports Association and Sports Association Ling Sung Kalamata. kalamata gr

March 9th-April 9th : Art Exhibition "Aspects of Reality" The exhibition titled "Aspects of reality" will present works by three great artists, Stephanos Daskalakis Michalis Madeni and George Rorris.The Municipal Gallery of Kalamata "A. Tassos' is expanding the museum's role as narrator of modern Greek art,  in order to create communication channels to art lovers . Stefanos Daskalakis has had several solo exhibitions, mainly in Greece, and has participated in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Michael Madenis works at the National Gallery - Museum Alexandros Soutzos in the field of educational programs and children's workshop. George Rorris was honored by the Academy of Athens with the prize "Young Painter under 40 years"  The opening of this unique exhibition, will be held on Thursday 9 March at 8.30 by Kalamata Mayor, Panagiotis at Nikas. Municipal Gallery of Kalamata A. Tassos , Papazoglou 5 Historic Centre of Kalamata. Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 10.00 to 14.00 , Thursday, Friday 16.00 to 20.00 , Saturday, 10.00-14.00 Tel 2721088991 .:, 2721028864, 2721095611 faris@kalamata.gr and grafaris@otenet.gr kalamata gr

March 2nd : at the New Cinema Club, Kalamata: "Feminine Gender" will be the theme, and throughout March, in recognition of International Women's Day(March 8th)
Labour Centre / hour: 21:30 / admission: € 4, free for young people under 18 years
Thursday March 2nd - All About Eve [1950]
Thursday March 9th - The Trojan Women [1971]
Thursday March 16th - Offside [2006]
Thursday March 23rd - Les diaboliques [1955]
Thursday March 30th - La Pazza Gioia [2016]  Tharros

March 2nd-5th: Kalamata Regional Sailing Championship The Greek Sailing Federation advised that the NC Kalamata "Poseidon" Christos Tsamis, and Nazca "Aeolus" sailing clubs are organizing the Regional League Southwest Greece and the Ionian Islands sailing for the year 2017. racing activity will take place from 2 to March 5, 2017, with about 200 boats, while it is expected to come more than 350 athletes, parents and chaperones, will remain in the city and the region for four days. The Municipality and the Municipal Port Fund Kalamata will support as organizers conducting the games of the Regional League Southwest Greece and the Ionian Islands year 2017 in sailing, to be held in Kalamata.kalamata gr


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