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The celebration of the church Agia Paraskevi which is located in the southern part of Amorgos in Arkesini is the biggest festival in Cyclades and attract visitors from all over
The celebration of the church Agia Paraskevi which is located in the southern part of Amorgos in Arkesini is the biggest festival in Cyclades and attract visitors from all over the world. The preparations begin 10 days before the celebration and on the 25th in the evening the famous “patatato” is prepared for the next day. The 26th is party on for full with food, local music and dance.
Agia Paraskevi in numbers: 4000 people, 100 volunteers & 150 goats.
Psimeni Raki festival takes place on July 26 every year in Katapola's main square. You have the opportunity to see up close how this excellent beverage is made. Psimeni raki
Psimeni Raki festival takes place on July 26 every year in Katapola’s main square. You have the opportunity to see up close how this excellent beverage is made. Psimeni raki is still done in the traditional way by the island villagers and its repuitation has spread throughout Greece. The celebration continues by welcoming a boat carrying young dancers wearing traditional dresses. They are received by local musicians and the dancing starts. Psimeni raki is offered along with local delicacies such as Pasteli (local sesame seed candy with honey) and Anevates (pie with cheese and Raki). You can join the dance and the party goes on until until the next morning.
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