Clean Monday Events – Argostoli, Lixouri, Pessada, Svoronata, Skala & Aghia Efimia

KEFALONIA CARNIVAL 2019

KEDI.KE. KOULOUMA XANA IN ARGOSTOLI !!!

KEDI.KE. invites you to celebrate the beginning of Lent on the Clean Monday with KOULOUMA again in Argostoli, at 12.00, in the Plakostroto Area in Koutovo, !!!

With traditional flavors, colors, live music and kite flying, you will have the chance to taste and enjoy accompanied by the traditional “Candle Monday” larch and other daisies and have fun with an authentic traditional feast. The Cultural Association “O Balsamos”, which will dance traditional dances, will be near us.

In Lixouri the Kefalonia Municipality Public Benefit Company awaits you on 12:00 at the square where beans, laganas, halva and lots of local wine will be served. The dancing groups of the Choopoula Association under the direction of Mrs. Lena Aravantinou will dance traditional dances.

In other areas, the local Cultural Associations await us for a traditional mahagonian treat and kite flying, allied to the good weather.

In Pessada, from 12: 00pm The Cultural Association “The Pessianaha” invites you to the former Primary School of Pessada to celebrate the traditional Koulouma with a rich local delicacies, singing and traditional dances from PAS. “Sparta”.

In Svoronata, at 12:00, the Cultural Association of Svoronata “Agia Pelagia” organizes the traditional “Koulouma” in the hospitable room of the restaurant Koutoupas Paradise . As always, we will have home-made fast food to 5 euros per dish, with free wine and lambs, Cantrilli from Laithra’s “Byron” and traditional dances from the club’s dancing club, a lottery with lots of gifts and a lot of fun. You are all welcome to our company !!!

In Skala from 12:00 pm The Cultural Association of Women Skala “PINELOPI” invites you to the Central Square of Skala for the traditional Koulouma with a rich buffet, music and traditional dances from local bands. Kite flying on the beach of Skala.

In Pilaros from 12: 00am. the Municipality of Pylaros and the Cultural Association of Agia Efimia “Fanari”, organize the “Clear Day” event at Agia Efimia Square with music and traditional dances from the local dance groups and flying kite on Molos.

We wish you good lord !!!

The President of KEDI.KE. 

ΕΣ Culture – Sports – Youth

Angelos D. Konstantakis

Useful words for today

  • τα Κούλουμα (KOU-louma) = another name for Clean Monday.
  • η Σαρακοστή (sarako-STI) = 40 day Lent.
  • ο Ταραμάς (tara-MAS) = fish eggs made in a spread.
  • ο χαλβάς (hal-VAS) = a sweet treat with usually nuts in the middle.
  • η λαγάνα (la-GA-na) = its a flat, oval shaped bread.

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