festivals and celebrations

January

1st – New Years Day/St. Basil’s Day

6th – Epiphany/Blessing of the Sea Day

February

25th – Ag. Riginos Day – Patron Saint of Skopelos

27th – Clean Monday (2012)

March

25th – Greek Independence Day

April

13th – Good Friday (2012)

15th – Easter Sunday (2012)

16th – Easter Monday (2012)

May

1st – Protomayou – Labour day and flower festival

June

3rd – Orthodox Whitsun (Pentecost) (2012)

4th – Orthodox Whit Monday (2012)

24th – Feast of St John the Baptist

August

15th – Panagia – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Summer music festival and plum festival

October

28th – Ochi Day

December

25th – Christmas Day