Celebrations & Festivals

Corfu Easter Day Philharmonic Band
Celebrations & Festivals

Easter in Corfu

Visiting Corfu during the Easter period is a great choice as this is the time of the year that when the island brings to light …

1st of May
Celebrations & Festivals

1st of May

May Day (Protomagia) in Greece! Summer’s eventual victory over winter is celebrated with flowers and rituals to keep evil at bay. On this national holiday …

Unification of Ionian Islands - Philarmonic Band
Celebrations & Festivals

21st of May – The Unification of the Ionian Islands

After the liberation of Greece and the establishment of the Greek State, the Ionian Islands demanded their unification with Greece. Despite its strong objection, Britain-together …

Corfu Summer
Celebrations & Festivals

Greek Traditional Festivals (Panigiria)

In Corfu, August is the month when the village festivals or panigyria in Greek take place. A panegyris (Ancient Greek: πανήγυρις, “gathering”), is an Ancient …

Ohi Day
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No Day (Ohi Day)

During World War II, Mussolini issued an ultimatum to Prime Minister Metaxas demanding the passage of Italian troops through Greece. Metaxas’ response was “Ohi” which …

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