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Milos, Kipou, Festival of the Virgin Mary

EVENT INFO

Start Date: 22 August 2024
End Date: 22 August 2024
Kipos

EVENT INFO

Start Date: 22 August 2024
End Date: 22 August 2024

The festival of Panagia tou Kipou (Virgin Mary) is one of the most popular festivals in Milos. The inhabitants of Milos, maintaining the customs and traditions, organize every year a festival, the day of the ascent of the Santa to whom the church is dedicated, to honor his memory, after the day’s liturgy. Everyone is welcome to participate, as well as at the traditional meal offered generously that includes traditional meze, but also traditional dishes of Milos such as the koufeto of Milos, the karpouzopita, the pitarakia, skordolazana with tomato sauce, the pork cooked in the oven with mileiko pelte, the local wine and with the sounds of the island’s music dance and have fun.

The festivals are mainly held during the summer period from June to October and in which people traditionally meet, get to know each other, and assimilate into the social life of the local society.

Photo: «Milos Island»

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