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6th Folklore Dance Festival Diamantis Palaiologos


The 6th Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos”, a great event celebrating Greek folklore and dances takes place on the beautiful island of Skopelos (Northern Sporades) from August 25th to August 27th , 2018.

The festival is organised in honour of the folklore dance teacher Diamantis Palaiologos and hosts over 600 traditional dancers from all over Greece. The spectacular opening with the participation of hundreds of dancers, takes place at the traditional port of the island. The dance performances are held in the open air municipal theatre.

The festival’s programme also includes seminars, workshops, open rehearsals, free Greek dancing classes for visitors, traditional feasts and parties.

The festival is organised by “Plegma” and the Region of Thessaly. It is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Greek National Tourism Organisation and the Municipality of Skopelos and it has been awarded the label of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

The Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos” invites visitors of Skopelos to a very special celebration of traditional music and dances.

For more information, please visit the official site of the festival.

6th Folklore Dance Festival Diamantis Palaiologos

25/08/2018 - 27/08/2018
Location: AEGEAN ISLANDSSPORADESSkopelosSkopelos

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