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Kafeneio ‘Panhellenion’

The Greek traditional café (“kafeneio”, pl. “kafeneia”) has always been one of the most fundamental cultural institutions of Greek everyday life. They represent a traditional way of life, the customs, the habits and the institutions of each specific locale. There are...

Christmas on Lesvos

Christmas in Mytilini is magnificent and heart-warming on account of its full spectrum program of Christmas events, for all, children and adults alike. For example, the Municipality of Mytilini organizes various activities such as theatrical plays, Christmas concerts...

The Carnivals on Lesvos

The carnival customs in Greece are very deeply-rooted, one of the most ancient reenactments of ceremonial rituals. Despite the many similarities among the numerous carnivals in many Greek cities, towns, villages and islands, the Lesvian Carnival is one of a kind. The...

Saint Valentine Festival

In the Catholic Church of the Metastasis of the Theotokos in Mytilini, the famous “Frankish Church” in the central market vicinity, the holy relics of the most famous saint of all have been hosted, namely, Saint Valentine, for the past 120 years. During the season of...

AegeanDocs – International Documentary Film Festival

The International Documentary Film Festival AegeanDocs is funded and organized by the Regional Administration of North Aegean and the support and cooperation of the University of the Aegean. This is a six-day festival held in the beginning of October on all North...