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Sifnos stays true to traditions and keeps customs like: panigiras, of local carols, of weddings, of lolopanigiros, of Mr. Vorias’ dance, of Halloween dances with kamilosies (disguise), of carnival’s, of Pastos’, etc. In most churches and monasteries of the island are held traditional feasts with common dinners that remind of the ancient “estiasi” and the newyear “agapes”. Necessarily they include the traditional revithada, meat with pasta or potatoes, vakalao with potatoes, salad, wine and traditional music with violin and laouto.
The biggest feasts organized during summer period are :19-20th of July, of Prophet Elia.
26th of July, of Saint Panteleimonas in Herroniso
2nd of September, of Saint Simeon
13th of September, of the Rood in Faros and Honi
15th of September, of Saint Nikitas in Selladi
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