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!


September 20th 8pm - Ancient Greek musical instruments ensemble "LyrAvlos" on 20 September 8pm: The performance is in English as well.  
Thirty reconstructed ancient musical instruments breathe again and bring archaic sounds back to life, taking us back to eras of innocence and harmony. LyrAvlos offers a unique musical experience, where sounds, music and rhythm come to life and overwhelm the listener. LyrAvlos perform music from Ancient Greece as well as modern compositions.,The group has performed in venues and cultural institutions all over Europe, Canada and the USA as well as in Greece.  The performance includes a number of rare ancient songs, an excerpt from "Oresteia" (music by Euripides) 5th Century B.C., and a chanting of the original Hippocratic Oath. The event is at Art Farm in Megali Mandiniea  Tickets €10

For more information
Call  27210 10443  +30 693 248 3630  
www.artfarm.gr    More about LyrAvlos


September 20-28th - Festival of Messini. The custom is revived every year and lasts 9 days. The festival includes a 20 km procession where the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from the Monastery of Voukanos (Ithomi) which is located next to Ancient Messina to the temple of Zoodochos Pigi. Thousands of people undertake this pilgrimage every year from many parts of Greece. The custom originated in the 17th century when a terrible plague hit the world. The monks were asked to visit villages affacted by the plague and it is said that wherever they visited with the icon, all were cured. Details Tharros

wellness days

September 9th, 10th: 2 "Wellness Days" of Yoga in the Messinia-  Wellness days are an open call for participation in an unforgettable yoga learning experience by distinguished professors. In this context, Yoga Marathon, at the Stadium of Ancient Messina, with Benita Wolfe Galvan-Hristinka Georgieva Maslarska - Yiannis Gerou - Sasha Chatzipappa will take place on Saturday September 9, from 18.00 to 22.30. In addition, on Sunday, September 10, at 8.30, Yoga + Fitness Marathon on the beach + events at Buka beach in Messina will take place. Entry is free but only by invitation. To receive an invitation, please register by 7 September 2017 here: messiniwellness.blogspot.gr   More information by email: messini.wellness@gmail.com .  Tharros

bread wine oil exhibition

Aug 31st- Sep 3rd :  "Bread - Wine - Olive Oil" Exhibition: For the 6th year the Municipality of Kalamata organizes the  "Bread - Wine - Olive Oil" exhibition open18.00 to 23.30. The exhibition is a successful institution for the promotion of quality agro-food products, folk culture and traditions. It takes place every year in the Railway Municipal Park, which attracts residents and visitors of the city, as it also operates an open-air railway museum. In the context of the exhibition, cultural events are held daily, as well as activities related to eating habits and how to prepare food as in the past. The program of events is enriched with musical bands, etc., which attract the public every days.kalamata  gr


August 7th -13th: The13th Open Air Antiques Bazaar in Kiparissia : Thousands of antiques, old Greek furniture, antiques from France, English porcelain, paintings, vinyl records, old books, weapons and thousands of gorgeous little things will be spread out on 25 kiosks with merchants from all over Greece. From 7 to 13 August, from 10.00 am until 12.00 pm, visitors, residents and holidaymakers will have the opportunity to walk the cobbled alley, and browse the collections, to admire and buy old objects. The Megalo Kalderimi is one of the most impressive parts of the large network of cobbled paths of the Upper (Old) Town of Kyparissia (about 3 kilometers in total length) and is preserved in the heart of the old commercial center of Stavropasaros. At the same time, in the area of ​​the bazaar, in a lush green garden, music and visual events will make the evenings even more beautiful. At the end of the bazaar, high up in the foothills of the Frankish castle, there are beautiful cafes and food shops, open all day, with delicious local dishes and more. tharros    About the Antiques Bazaar



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