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Kountourioteia

The Kountourioteia celebrations, which take place every August, are dedicated to Pavlos Kountouriotis, admiral, liberator and first President of the Greek Democracy.

Toward the end of the month and for 6 consecutive days, the island floods with prominent political figures, writers and artists as well as senior officers who make their presence at the lavish celebration. The program includes a variety of cultural events with museum tours, screenings, exhibitions, talks and sporting events.