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Jul08

The Fish Festival in Paralio Astros

 
 
 
 
 
A few years ago the people who love especially our area decided to recapture the custom of the Fish Festival, a cultural event which has become an institution for our region and it is a part of a mixed organisation of the municipality of North Kynouria and the Local Fishing club.
 
During the night the visitors can sample fresh fish which are a special offer from the fishermen of our area, and which are cooked in several ways. The boats march from the port to the open theatre with fireworks and the atmosphere is very festive. The people that night are so many that it is estimated that about 3.000 visitors come on that event!



 
The music programme of that night is taken over by well-known, folklore artists who know how to paint the town red.
 
This year, 2016, the Fish Festival will take place on Sunday 31 July at 21:30. The main music entertainment will be by the violinist Sotiris Margonis and his music group. It usually takes place on the last Sunday of July.
 
So this is a good opportunity to come to dance and even try a bit singing under the Greek folklore music of Sotiris Margonis and also taste, of course, the sea foods which will have been deliciously prepared by the local fishermen.