The 2nd Festival of Traditional Dances of Alonissos came to an end on Sunday 10/07/2016. 17 dance groups from all over Greece, from Crete to Pontus and Thrace to meet again in Epirus diamond Sporades, Alonissos.
Alonissos, the organizing committee of the Festival, volunteers as well as all the inhabitants of the island began to welcome dancers from all over Greece, from Thursday 7/10, which was the opening day of the festival. Dancers from all over Greece unite their steps and dance at the port of Alonissos marking the opening of the festival.
The opening of the Festival was held in a very impressive way. The dancers arrived at the venue over in boats dressed in their traditional costumes and parade after it landed in front of the viewers.
The President of the Cultural Association Tsoukanas Panagiotis welcome all dance groups. Then the Alonissos’s Mayor Petros Vafinis officially started the 2nd Festival of Traditional Dances Alonissos. Highly emotive and impressive was the end of the Festival. Pontus and Crete together enchant viewers and the Festival ended with the Fireworks in the starry sky of Alonissos.
- Driving from Old Alonissos to Gerakas
- Pirate Museum in Alonissos.
- 11th National inflatable boats meeting, Alonissos
Pictures provided by the cultural club of Alonissos