Easter in Ouranoupolis.
the Epitaphios with tiny dry and fresh flowers and beads of many
colours. The intricate designs reflect the local carpet weaving
tradition and also borrow motifs from Mount Athos.
As the sun is setting in over the
bay of Ouranoupolis the colours are so mellow.
Summer in Ouranoupolis - Klidonas
2010 (Part 1)
Every summer, on the 23rd of June,
on the eve before the birth of St John the Baptist, Ouranoupolis
celebrates the festival of Klidonas.
Summer in Ouranoupolis - Klidonas 2010
The gathering of many cultural
associations from Northern Greece, on the 23rd of July, to
celebrate the festival of Klidonas. 200 dancers in beautiful,
traditional dresses, produced a full program of dance and music,
inspired by the cultural heritage of the refugee communities
that came to Greece from Asia Minor.