Events around Greece celebrating the Full Moon of August 2021 including St. George’s castle in Kefalonia

For 2021, 200 years after the Greek Revolution, the fortification complex of Troupakis – Mourtzina in Kardamili was chosen as the theme of the poster, which at the beginning of 1821 was the host of the chief Theodoros Kolokotronis in Mani, in preparation for the beginning of the Revolution.

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, 120 archeological sites and museums across the country will welcome the public to admire the Full Moon. Fifty-two of them will host a variety of events. Some events will take place on other dates, as follows:

– Friday, August 20: – Museum of the Royal Tombs of the Goats, in Imathia

– Saturday, August 21: – Castle of Agios Georgios, in Cephalonia

– Ano Kastro Mytilene, in Lesvos

– Ancient theater of Mieza, in Imathia

– Archaeological site of Eleas, in Thesprotia

– Monday, August 23: – Archaeological site of Palatianos, in Kilkis

– Wednesday 25 August: – Archaeological site of Loutro Polykastro, in Kilkis

The events that will take place this year are mainly music concerts, theatrical performances, dance performances, poetic recitations, documentary screenings, art exhibitions, stargazing and guided tours. They are held under the coordination of the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage, in collaboration with local authorities as well as cultural, landscaping associations.

The events and the visit of the public to the archeological sites and museums will be carried out in accordance with the valid security protocols that have been drawn up for each archaeological site and museum in the context of limiting the spread of the COVID 19 crown and in accordance with the applicable security measures during their implementation. .

For another, difficult year under the conditions of the pandemic, the Regional and Special Regional Services of the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage and their staff, continue the successful institution of the Full Moon of August. We invite you all to the archeological sites and museums on the most beautiful night of the Greek summer, on Sunday, August 22.

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