Author Topic: Notable dates 2018  (Read 2245 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Notable dates 2018
« on: Wednesday, 27 December, 2017 @ 16:22:13 »


Extract from a spreadsheet I've written to calculate notable dates, e.g. Easter, in any year. Shows current year by default or enter year in cell A1: Notable Greek Dates calculator

Offline TonyKath

  • Global Moderator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 1691
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #1 on: Thursday, 28 December, 2017 @ 18:48:50 »
Thanks Maik.  That's a complicated bit of Excel! Very useful.

Tony

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #2 on: Monday, 29 January, 2018 @ 15:50:31 »


The Trail of the Wind run, organised by the Cultural Association of Agkonas, 13 May 2018

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #3 on: Friday, 02 February, 2018 @ 11:20:56 »


Carnival dance this evening with live music and tasty food. Skala Community Centre @ 20:00. Organised by the local school and the municipality, admission 8€, proceeds go to the forestry volunteer group.

Offline Colleywobble

  • Forum Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 223
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #4 on: Friday, 02 February, 2018 @ 16:29:47 »
Will be down there as soon as I can get my dancing shoes on!!!

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #5 on: Saturday, 03 February, 2018 @ 20:07:57 »


Apokreas/karnavali on Kef, 2018:

Sunday, 11/02 @ 14:30 in Poros
Sunday, 18/02 @ 15:00 in Argostoli and @ 15:15 in Lixouri

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #6 on: Saturday, 03 February, 2018 @ 20:16:48 »
A bit more jolly - poster for karnavali in Lixouri:


Offline Colleywobble

  • Forum Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 223
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #7 on: Sunday, 04 February, 2018 @ 16:14:20 »
A bit more jolly - poster for karnavali in Lixouri:


Right up my street a bit of Wing Walking !!!

Offline Colleywobble

  • Forum Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 223
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #8 on: Sunday, 04 February, 2018 @ 16:17:03 »


Apokreas/karnavali on Kef, 2018:

Sunday, 11/02 @ 14:30 in Poros
Sunday, 18/02 @ 15:00 in Argostoli and @ 15:15 in Lixouri
Is this a Game to win a camel?Sorry can't translate this Greek.If so put me down for two tickets .Would be a nice addition for the farm and a playmate for our lab Wilf!!!

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #9 on: Thursday, 15 February, 2018 @ 15:32:03 »
Confirmed yesterday that Kef karnavali times amended to avoid a clash. As in recent years karnavali in Argostoli will start earlier than in Lixouri. New times: Argostoli @ 14:00, Lixouri @ 15:30

For ferry times see Taxiarchis Consortium / Vikentios Damodos
« Last Edit: Friday, 16 February, 2018 @ 11:56:33 by Maik »

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 @ 09:08:50 »
Quote
Fraport Greece to Hold Second ‘Airport Run’ on Kefallonia

Fraport Greece is preparing to host the second Airport Run at the Kefallonia ‘Anna Pollatou’ Airport on Sunday, March 11, following the first running event that took place in Kavala, northern Greece, in November.

Kefallonia airport’s runway is 2,435 m long and 45 m wide. The event includes a 10 km and a 5 km race, as well as a 1 km race for children.

Those who take part will also contribute to a special cause, as all registration fees will be donated to the “Oloi Mazi Mporoume” (Together We Can) program.
https://news.gtp.gr/2018/02/26/fraport-greece-hold-second-airport-run-kefalonia/


Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #11 on: Friday, 27 April, 2018 @ 14:35:00 »
May Day celebrations in the main square in Agia Efimia starting at 11:00 with the traditional flower festival, followed at 15:00 by live music and dancing

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #12 on: Saturday, 28 April, 2018 @ 12:18:17 »
as above:


Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #13 on: Saturday, 28 April, 2018 @ 12:27:39 »
May Day celebrations in Poros start at 12:00 with the flower festival, to be followed by live music and dancing

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #14 on: Sunday, 03 June, 2018 @ 21:51:33 »


3-5 August @ Palia Vlakata, Sami

more info to be posted on http://www.saristrafestival.gr/

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #15 on: Saturday, 16 June, 2018 @ 09:57:52 »


Tzannata Festival, 23 June. Food, wine, music, dancing under the plane trees in the village square.
Starts around 21:00, finishes........

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #16 on: Friday, 22 June, 2018 @ 10:09:09 »
'Fire jumping' festivals, Tzannata (main square) and Argostoli (main square) this Saturday


Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #17 on: Sunday, 24 June, 2018 @ 02:02:31 »


Traditional dances at the Community Centre in Poros, organised by the Agia Eirini Cultural Association "To Arakli", this evening, Saturday, 24 June @ 20:30

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday, 27 June, 2018 @ 18:14:37 »



Couple of other events that might be of interest:

23/08/18 @ 12:30 - Swimming race in Assos bay

24/08/18 evening - Magic Varkarola in Assos

Offline Maik

  • Administrator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 13847
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 @ 14:53:58 »


'Sardine Feast', Poros plateia, Sunday, 15 July @ 20:30

live music, dancing, small fishes  :)

Offline TonyKath

  • Global Moderator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 1691
Re: Notable dates 2018
« Reply #20 on: Thursday, 12 July, 2018 @ 18:00:09 »
Sounds great! Is that you on the left, Maik, when you used to live there!   :rofl:

See the local fishmonger is sponsoring the event.  No self-interest of course!

Tony