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Alonissos traditional and other events . Particular interest have the traditional weddings . The best man along with musicians go initially to the groom's house where receiving treats (sweets , wine , raki ) and then go together to the bride's house . The door , however, remains closed and only opens when the groom promised a gift to mother-in-law .

Then we all go to church together . The bride wears a traditional dress called ' morka . " After the ceremony , the attendants will serve braised goat meat with macaroni and the revelry will continue until morning . The traditional wedding is held every year on August 15 .

traditional wedding

It is a custom that lasts for many years .

Friends and relatives take the groom from his home accompanied, and go to the bride's house . But find the door closed !

To open, the groom should be giving something to the bride's mother .

Just enter must foot on a carpet , bellow from which accommodates a pomegranate and a hatchet are considered to bring luck and happiness to the new couple !

Then with the sounds of the lute , violin and clarinet , the bride wears the traditional bride's costume , the " Morka 'and with the groom go to church , while the best man and guests follow them .

In the feast after the wedding guest is the whole village ! The traditional dish , spaghetti with braised goat , offered in abundance and " syrtos " continues until morning , since all have to go through the ' kavos ' position that is the first person dragging a dance.

On the day in August, the established festival is a revival of traditional marriage and the role of relatives undertake all visitors.

Thus have the opportunity to dance until the early hours , drink plenty of free wine and try the goat with pasta and local sweets, made with love by the women of the island .

Important Religious , Cultural and sporting events on the island

Easter in Alonissos which is celebrated with devotion , with the procession of the Epitaph on Good Friday from the port .

On April 23 in celebration of St. George residents of Alonnisos go to the chapel of St. George where they honor the feast of St and then celebrate the day by cooking meat and drinking wine.

It can find and join on 21 May during the celebration of St. Constantine and St. Helen in the picturesque chapel of Agios Konstantinos in Psili Rachi ( Tall Ridge ) area . After the Operation offered local goat with hot pasta and rice pudding made from fresh milk from goats .

The island's patron saint is Saint Paraskevi . Every year on July 25 in the evening become the icon of the Holy Friday in the streets of Patitiri . The Holy Friday is celebrated on July 26 and like every year there are cultural events of the Municipality of Alonnisos .

In July Night Fishing on in the seaside village of Kalamakia by the Alonisos municipality where visitors will enjoy plenty of grilled anchovies and wine , live music and local dance .

The Threshing is an event that revives old times , is the Old Town , the threshing floors in July with live music and local dance while guests are offered local products . So in the Old Village , the threshing floors become a representation of threshing and made with traditional trachanas of " condro " (wheat ) .

On August 15 Feast Joined function of the Virgin in Christ in the Old Village and the afternoon followed by the representation of traditional marriage with women of the island dressed in local costumes of the island to offer local sweets of the island to reach the square where they follow traditional dances and offered the traditional wedding food goat with pasta and plenty of wine until the early hours .

In August many events .

During the summer there are many events , theatrical performances for all ages concerts etc. to be posted on our website .

Early September at the main port in Patitirion inside the large " masteles " ( wide barrels ) , visitors can engage with the pressing of the grapes in grape and wine production . To give all visitors the opportunity to taste the famous moustalevria , sweet become from the grapes.

Carnival of Alonnisos where there is a procession of carnival floats around the island .

Major sporting events of Alonissos is conducting International Marathon to become the first days of June each year for many years .

From 2012 onwards became the reconstitution of the Alonnisos Cultural Association and started the operation of the Theater Workshop consisting of island residents of all ages and present theatrical performances on the island .

Additionally, the Greek Island Thespians (GITs) founded in 2009 by the Pillipa Smith who came along with her husband Nigel to live on the beautiful island , has an active participation in the cultural life of the island with theatrical performances , poetry recitations and many other events .

On the island the Cultural Association of Alonnisos has many activities that will know and through our website newsreel .

Alonissos traditional and other events . Particular interest have the traditional weddings . The best man along with musicians go initially to the groom's house where receiving treats (sweets , wine , raki ) and then go together to the bride's house . The door , however, remains closed and only opens when the groom promised a gift to mother-in-law .

Then we all go to church together . The bride wears a traditional dress called ' morka . " After the ceremony , the attendants will serve braised goat meat with macaroni and the revelry will continue until morning . The traditional wedding is held every year on August 15 .

traditional wedding

It is a custom that lasts for many years .

Friends and relatives take the groom from his home accompanied, and go to the bride's house . But find the door closed !

To open, the groom should be giving something to the bride's mother .

Just enter must foot on a carpet , bellow from which accommodates a pomegranate and a hatchet are considered to bring luck and happiness to the new couple !

Then with the sounds of the lute , violin and clarinet , the bride wears the traditional bride's costume , the " Morka 'and with the groom go to church , while the best man and guests follow them .

In the feast after the wedding guest is the whole village ! The traditional dish , spaghetti with braised goat , offered in abundance and " syrtos " continues until morning , since all have to go through the ' kavos ' position that is the first person dragging a dance.

On the day in August, the established festival is a revival of traditional marriage and the role of relatives undertake all visitors.

Thus have the opportunity to dance until the early hours , drink plenty of free wine and try the goat with pasta and local sweets, made with love by the women of the island .

Important Religious , Cultural and sporting events on the island

Easter in Alonissos which is celebrated with devotion , with the procession of the Epitaph on Good Friday from the port .

On April 23 in celebration of St. George residents of Alonnisos go to the chapel of St. George where they honor the feast of St and then celebrate the day by cooking meat and drinking wine.

It can find and join on 21 May during the celebration of St. Constantine and St. Helen in the picturesque chapel of Agios Konstantinos in Psili Rachi ( Tall Ridge ) area . After the Operation offered local goat with hot pasta and rice pudding made from fresh milk from goats .

The island's patron saint is Saint Paraskevi . Every year on July 25 in the evening become the icon of the Holy Friday in the streets of Patitiri . The Holy Friday is celebrated on July 26 and like every year there are cultural events of the Municipality of Alonnisos .

In July Night Fishing on in the seaside village of Kalamakia by the Alonisos municipality where visitors will enjoy plenty of grilled anchovies and wine , live music and local dance .

The Threshing is an event that revives old times , is the Old Town , the threshing floors in July with live music and local dance while guests are offered local products . So in the Old Village , the threshing floors become a representation of threshing and made with traditional trachanas of " condro " (wheat ) .

On August 15 Feast Joined function of the Virgin in Christ in the Old Village and the afternoon followed by the representation of traditional marriage with women of the island dressed in local costumes of the island to offer local sweets of the island to reach the square where they follow traditional dances and offered the traditional wedding food goat with pasta and plenty of wine until the early hours .

In August many events .

During the summer there are many events , theatrical performances for all ages concerts etc. to be posted on our website .

Early September at the main port in Patitirion inside the large " masteles " ( wide barrels ) , visitors can engage with the pressing of the grapes in grape and wine production . To give all visitors the opportunity to taste the famous moustalevria , sweet become from the grapes.

Carnival of Alonnisos where there is a procession of carnival floats around the island .

Major sporting events of Alonissos is conducting International Marathon to become the first days of June each year for many years .

From 2012 onwards became the reconstitution of the Alonnisos Cultural Association and started the operation of the Theater Workshop consisting of island residents of all ages and present theatrical performances on the island .

Additionally, the Greek Island Thespians (GITs) founded in 2009 by the Pillipa Smith who came along with her husband Nigel to live on the beautiful island , has an active participation in the cultural life of the island with theatrical performances , poetry recitations and many other events .

On the island the Cultural Association of Alonnisos has many activities that will know and through our website newsreel .