Greeks love a good festival! Which is lucky because there’s a reason to celebrate almost every day. Most Greeks have the equivalent of two birthdays: one marking the day they were born, and the other held on their name day – the official saint’s day of the saint they’re named after. In addition, individual islands and villages hold their own celebrations. And then there are the main feast days in the Greek Orthodox calendar.
If you’d like to experience a traditional Greek festival, here are the dates for the main festivals in Tilos along with a summary of each occasion.