Aug
2019

The Feast of Virgin Mary

August 2019*


Agiasos, Lesbos Prefecture, Greece


  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music
  • Festival
  • Community
  • Performing arts

Agiasos is home to the famous Church of the Virgin Mary, and every year hosts a feast in her name. Taking place on the 15th of August, it brings together locals and tourists for a schedule of theatrical performances, dances, exhibitions and concerts. The village also organizes track races called Christophidia, which draw participants from all over the island. On the eve of the feast, a traditional stew called keskeki, which has been blessed by the Archbishop, is served throughout the village.

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