Summer on Chios Island

Chians have always loved music and dance, for which they are commonly known. Every village organizes at least one festival in the village square, usually on the day that the church celebrates its name-day.

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The Agas Event

The Greek culture is very rich in holidays, festivals and happenings. Also on Chios Island we can witness many different celebrations.
One of them is the “Agas” event. This important happening takes place at Olympi and Mesta on Ash Monday, 48 days before Orthodox Easter.

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The celebration day of Agia Markella

Agia Markella or Saint Markella was an inhabitant of Chios and is a really revered saint, it is said that her icon is miraculous. Saint Markella was born and lived in Volissos during the 14th Century. She was raised as a Christian by her mother and when she died Agia Markella kept living her life according with the values that her mother taught her.

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The Greek Independence Day on March 25

Every year on the 25th of March whole Greece is celebrating. In every school children create a parade and theatre plays or other presentations to the topic 25th of March. In the cities there are bigger parades and the Greek flag is present everywhere. But what is this exciting day about?

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The little match girl - A Christmas story

A short-story by Hans Christian Andersen published in 1845.

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