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Fairs and Festivities

The fairs and festivities are an essential part of life in Syros, embracing dance, music, song and tradition! Since the majority of the residents are of the Catholic faith, most of the island's festivities are devoted to Catholic saints.

Some of the most important are:

JUNE

Ieras Kardias tou Isou (Galissa)

Agiou Petrou (Kini)

Panagias (Vari - Kini)

JULY

Agiou Venediktou

San Michali

Agiou Panteleimon (Posidonia - Papouri)

Agias Marinas (Kini)

Panagias tou Orous Karmilou (Galissa)

Profiti Ilia (Episkopeio)

Agias Annas and Agias Paraskevis (Alithini)

Panagias ton Aggelon (Skordia)

Panagias ton Hariton (Kini)

Metamorfosis tou Sotira (Agro)

Agias Kyriakis (Danako)

AUGUST

Panagias (Vari - Kini)

Agias Theklas (Megas Gialos) on the first Sunday after Dekapentavgousto (August 15th)

SEPTEMBER

Agiou Ioannou Fisonta (Apano Meria)

Genniseos tis Theotokou or Panagia ton Kerion (Parakopi)

Genniseos tis Theotokou (Chroussa)

Genniseos tis Theotokou or Panagia Lotiani (Loto)

Genniseos tis Theotokou (Kini)

Timiou Stavrou (Parakopi , Alithini, Talanta)

Panagias Faneromenis (Chroussa)