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CULTURAL EVENTS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SKOPELOS FOR SUMMER 2020.
TRADITION AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF SKOPELOS
Skopelos is an island with a rich cultural heritage. Special customs traditions and unique legends exist on the greenest island of the Northern Sporades. The tradition of Skopelos is directly identified with the religion of the place.
Cultural heritage is an essential part of the daily life of both locals and tourists. Throughout the year and especially in summer there are very beautiful celebrations and festivals.
We must definitely mention that traditional dances of Skopelos island and especially the traditional costumes have been loved all over Greece. The costumes of Skopelos are a folklore trademark of Greek tradition.
The people of Skopelos passionately love their island, its history, and its culture. Thus they maintain their traditions at a steady pace. Each village in Skopelos highlights in its own unique way the customs and traditions of the island!
SKOPELOS SUMMER 2020 – COVID-19
No doubt the present year of 2020 is a difficult one. The new conditions because of the pandemic of Covid-19 change our way of living.
The Municipality of Skopelos, with respect to the unprecedented and difficult situation that Greece is facing together with the other countries, decided to allow some events to take place in the month of August in Skopelos Town.
Always following the measures and instructions imposed by the Ministries of Health and Culture. The events will take place with the aim of always prioritizing health and will follow all the protocols submitted by the competent authorities.
PROGRAM OF THE CULTURAL EVENTS – SUMMER 2020 – MUNICIPALITY OF SKOPELOS
DATE: 01/08/2020, DAY: Saturday, HOUR: 20:00, PLACE: “Orpheus Multipurpose Center”
Honorary event of awarding Elder Fr. Konstantinos Kallianos for the writing work and
his valuable contribution to the cultural heritage of the island of Skopelos.
DATE: 02/08/2020, DAY: Sunday, HOUR: 20:00, PLACE: “Orpheus Multipurpose Center”
Honorary event / Album presentation “Secrets and… other revelations” about the legend of Greek Football Mimis Domazos (Co-organization with the publishing company WELCOME).
DATE: 09/08/2020 – 16/08/2020, HOUR: 18:00 – 22:00, PLACE: “Municipal Cafe of Skopelos”
Maria’s Falkou painting exhibition.
DATE: 19/08/2020 – 26/08/2020, HOUR: 18:00 – 22:00, PLACE: “Municipal Cafe of Skopelos”
Angeliki’s Liaga painting exhibition.
DATE: 21/08/2020, DAY: Friday, HOUR: 21:30, PLACE: “ Panagitsa of Pyrgos”
Concert of the composer Christos Papadopoulos, of the band “The children from Patras”, in his own
hits and other timeless folk songs. With the participation of musician/singer Kostas Kalafatis.
DATE: 22/08/2020, DAY: Saturday, HOUR: 21:30, PLACE: “ Panagitsa of Pyrgos”
Concert of the Skopelitissa singer /musician Katerina Dinou with the accompaniment of an orchestra, in favorite Greek songs and song selections from her personal discography.
DATE: 23/08/2020, DAY: Sunday, HOUR: 21:30, PLACE: “ Panagitsa of Pyrgos”
Recital by composer violinist May Roosevelt, with the musical instrument Theremin.
DATE: 19/09/2020, DAY: Saturday, HOUR: 20:00, PLACE: “Orpheus Multipurpose Center”
Music night with the Emporiki Choir Bank, in honor of the late Mayor of Skopelos George Michelis.
Enjoy the amazing music nights on the island of Skopelos by being responsible. Wear your masks and keep the necessary social distances.
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