The region of Magnesia is one of the most
beautiful in Greece, with impressive sites, picturesque villages
and beautiful cities that are offering all the modern comforts.
From a place like Magnesia that has so great historical past
and culture, that has preserved through the centuries the morals
and the traditions, it wouldnt miss the cultural events
In every village and city of Magnesia are taking place every
year various cultural events, religious festivals and also theater,
music and dance festivals.
At this point we should mention the reconstruction of the mythical
trireme Argo, which it will revise the mythical journey to the
ancient city Kolhis todays Georgia. Below we mention some
of the festivals that are taking place in the region of Magnesia
during the whole year in various villages of Pelion.
Traditional marriage or engagement takes place. Traditional
dance and music at the party, and the women of Trikeri wear
the traditional clothes.
"Tsipouro" festival. See tsipouro being produced.
Afterwards there is a large party with music, dance, and of
course, "Free" tsipouro.
Celebrations of "Mays" and "Maithes",
which have their roots with the ancient Greek God Dionysos
- based on the renaissance of life and nature.
"International Dance Festival for Children".
Festival of Agia Marina. Traditional dance and music in the
"Sausage Festival" - traditional dance and music
plus a demonstration of how the sausages are made.
Psaradiki Vrathia (Fishing Night) - Festival with a variety
of fishing traditions and customs, and offering of the famous
fish soup (Kakavia) - Traditional song and dance.
Miliotiki ( Apple) Night with traditional music, dance and
"Milina Night" festival. Cultural events with theater
plays, concerts with tradional folklore music.
Revival of a traditional Pelion wedding.
Festival of the "Apple", organised by the female
assocciation of Zagora with traditional dance and music.
Besides the yearly festivals and cultural events, had have
taken place many events that brighten and fulfill our evenings.
These events made stronger the bonds between Magnesias
people and the groups that came here as ambassadors of their
counties and offered us beautiful experiences through their
Thus on Sunday 7th of August we enjoyed the dance group Gencsapati
Traditional Folk Dance Ensemble from Hungary, on the 1st of
August the folk dance group Muzsla Folkdance Group again from
Hungary, but we had also Greek nights such as the one on the
29th of Luly where on the village square of Argalasti the
Rempetiko Laiko Palko ( Greek Music Group) played songs and
melodies we love.