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Agios Dimitrios Festival of Tradition and Culture

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The Association of Agios Dimitrios village in Marathasa organizes for the second year in a row the Festival of tradition and culture. The festival, which will take place on Saturday 26th of October in the main square of the village, will display the traditional pottery of red clay which is included in the national List of Intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. At the same time, traditional products of the region of southern Marathasa will be displayed.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see and learn about the traditional pottery of red clay and participate in an experiential process with the molding of clay and the construction of pots. At the same time, visitors will attend the to the preparation of the traditional sweet Palouze and Trahana and the distillation of the traditional spirit of Zivania in the old-fashioned way. They will also have the opportunity to taste the traditional delicacies while the festival will sell traditional products of the region of South Marathasa. In the festival there will be a music and dance from a folklore group, rich food and drink.

Saturday, October 26th, 2019
Time: 11:00 – 20:00
Agios Dimitrios