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The non-profit organisation "Plegma" would like to invite you to the:

8th Folklore Dance Festival "Diamantis Palaiologos"

that will take place on the island of Skopelos, Greece, on July 7-8-9 2023



Dedicated to tradition, dancing, volunteering  and contribution, we are organising for the fourth year the Folklore Dance Festival, in honour of our teacher, Diamantis Palaiologos, and we are inviting you to take hold of our hand and dance with us on the beautiful island of Skopelos, bringing all of Greece together with traditional melodies and rhythms.




Friday July 7 


Morning:                      Departure from the port of Mantoudi/Kymi/ Volos            

Noon:                          Arrival at Skopelos Port

Afternoon:                    Meeting at the specified location for the Parade

                                 Parade by all of the dance groups

Evening:                       Opening of the Folklore Dance Festival

                                 Welcome theme party for the dance groups by the Volunteers



Saturday, July 8

Morning:                      Leisure time to tour the scenic alleys of Skopelos Town, and visit the folk art museums                                    and traditional craftsmen.

Noon:                         Folk Dance Seminars

Evening:                      Start of Second Festival Day

                                Free night for rest or entertainment


Sunday July 9


Morning:                   Departure from Skopelos Port for a visit and a tour of the village of Glossa

                              Leisure time for touring the scenic alleys of Glossa - Open Rehearsals

                              Seminar on the subject "The bridal costume of Skopelos"

                               Departure from Glossa for a popular beach of the island

Noon:                      Beach-party on one of the island's beaches

Afternoon:                Return to Skopelos Town, leisure time

Evening:                   Start of the third festival day

                              Closing of the festival, traditional celebration in the open theatre, dinner in honour of the                              dance groups and their companions.


Monday July 10

Morning:                 Leisure Time

Noon:                    Departure for Volos

Afternoon:               Arrival at Volos/Kymi/Mantoudi



For more information please see the terms and conditions of participation at .

Contact person: Olga Severin +306955349325, olga@plegma.or or Christos Palaiologos +306949291850 

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