Cosmopolitan, charming, with a rich history and artistic tradition. Hydra was a magnet for all the spiritual life of Greece and abroad, thanks to the power of its simplicity. Island of artistic inspiration for great personalities. That's why they call her "the muse of artists".
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The custom of Leidinos, is a unique custom of Aegina that symbolizes the end of summer and summer jobs in the fields. It also symbolizes the passage in autumn and winter. Every year on September 14, on the day of the Cross, this custom is revived in the village of Kypseli, through a special theatrical event. It is accompanied by a lot of dancing and singing.
Each one of Saronic islands is also a culture of culture open to every visitor. Below you can explore the choices you have in activities as a culture enthusiast.
Autumn has come, but that doesn't mean that excursions and trips don't continue. The season is suitable for nearby excursions to destinations that are suffocatingly full of people in the summer, as a result of which you cannot enjoy them as you would like. One such destination is the Argosaronic Islands. See what you can do in Hydra, Poros and Aegina in the autumn months.
During Christmas and New Year, the islands of the Saronic Gulf wear their "Festives" to celebrate the birth of Christ and the coming of the new year. Like every place, Hydra, Poros and Aegina have old and new Christmas customs, which they revive every year.
A great cultural event took place last year at the temple of Aphaia Athena in Aegina. In fact, despite the coronavirus pandemic, due to which all cultural events were canceled. Specifically, the concert in the temple of Aphaia entitled A Sunset in Greece with the main performer George Perris was filmed on September 29, 2020. The production of the concert was undertaken by Pure Art and EOT.
A great exhibition took place for photography lovers at the historic house of Lazaros Kountouriotis in Hydra from June 19 to October 31, 2022. The exhibition was presented by the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece, a branch of the National Historical Museum in Hydra as part of the of events Miaoulia 2022. The opening of the exhibition was of course attended by the artist Robert McCabe himself. Publisher and writer Adonis Kyrou and journalist Angelos Redoulas spoke.
There are so many museums around the world that it is impossible to visit them all. Fortunately, with the help of technology, there is now the possibility for a virtual tour of archeological sites and many important museums of the world.
If you search a little, you will find that thanks to the internet you have the opportunity to visit through your computer any time you want famous museums around the world.