Overview of Feasts & Festivals
The feasts of Agia Marina (17th July) and Panagia (15th August) are the two major ones on the island. There is also a Wine Feast that takes place in early August. The “Alindia” (marine sport races) and the “Boulafendia” (sport and art events dedicated to the memory of the native cardio-surgeon Boulafentis) are also held in August. On 26th September the island hosts various events to commemorate the sinking of the torpedo ship “Queen Olga”.