SYROS CARNIVAL “GEORGIOS SOURIS” 2018
Escape from everyday life, enjoy the Cycladic Carnival in noble Syros, live a unique spree in an Aegean atmosphere.
The Municipality of Syros – Hermoupolis, having ensured a rich Carnival cultural program, invites you to Syros Carnival “Georgios Souris”.
Georgios Souris was a local satirist poet, journalist and publisher, very popular with the audience of his time. He was characterized by his extraordinary facility in versification, his genius in finding comedy, his incessant cheerfulness and well-intentioned satirical attitude.
The program of Syros Carnival “Georgios Souris” opens its curtains on February 3, 2018 and ends on February 20, 2018. It includes a variety of events aimed at the participation of all the people, locals and visitors, the unforgettable mood and the spree of the Carnival.
The official opening ceremony of Syros Carnival and the presentation of the costumes of all carnival groups will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018. A live performance of “Walkman the band” will follow; one of the best Party Bands that holds the most successful recipe for entertainment.
The events will spread to the medieval settlement of Ano Syros, where Syros Carnival started and was first established, with the revival of the traditional carnival custom of “Zeimbekia”.
Within the framework of Syros Carnival “Georgios Souris”, Animasyros, the International Animation Festival and Agora, returns to its natural seat for animation workshops and educational programs for children and people with disabilities.
Syros Carnival ends with the great parade on the last Sunday of the Carnival, in the historic centre of Hermoupolis, and the traditional Koulouma in the countryside of Syros.
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