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Festival of Panagia Katapoliani

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm | Free

On the 15th of August at Katapola in Amorgos, the celebration in honor of Panagia Katapoliani lasts almost all day long. In the morning, after the service in the church of the same name, the holy image is taken around the port, while the boats of the locals following it at sea, honking and lighting smoke! After the end of the procession come the sailing competitions, called “Kaklamanakeia” which take place every year since 2012. Their name comes from the Olympic Games winner in sailing Nikos Kaklamanakis who is originally from Amorgos. Later in the afternoon the cheerful ceremony of the awards of the participants take place and at night the festivity begins with live music & dancing!


August 15
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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