Events Calendar for Hydra Island Greece

Festivals and holidays, theatrical performances, concerts, exhibitions, openings, parties, and other events on Hydra Island Greece.

Leonard Cohen Fan Club Biannual Hydra Meet-Up
Although it’s not an official gathering, the Leonard Cohen Fan Club will hold is 2015 biannual meet-up on Hydra during[...]
Kara Walker—<i>Figa</i> | DESTE Foundation Exhibit @ Deste Foundation Slaughterhouse Space
Every summer since 2009, DESTE has invited an artist or group of artists to develop an exhibition in the Foundation’s[...]
Miaoulia "Happening" @ Hydra Harbor
The “Happening,” the spectacular reenactment of the sinking by Miaoulis’s men of the Turkish flagship, featuring the siege and burning of[...]
Aug 14 all-day
Dormition of Mary
This great feasting day in the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the “falling asleep,” or death, of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her bodily resurrection[...]
Aug 19 @ 21:00 – 22:00
In Mo Yang Violin Concert @ Hydra Cathedral
This year’s annual concert to benefit Hydra’s hospital will feature violinist In Mo Yang. Tickets will be available at the[...]
Oct 27 – Oct 29 all-day
Fall Regatta @ Hydra Harbor
Hydra hosts two annual three-day regattas that mark the beginning and end of the racing season. The first, held on[...]
Oct 28 all-day
Oxi day
Oxi Day commemorates the rejection by Greek prime minister Ioannis Metaxas (r. August 4, 1936—January 29, 1941) of the ultimatum, made by Italian[...]
Feast of St. Constantine (Agios Konstantinos)
Born in 1770, Constantine the Hydriot, Hydra’s patron saint, was a neo-martyr from the period of the Turkish occupation of[...]
Nov 17 all-day
Polytechneio
The Athens Polytechnic uprising in 1973 was a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974.[...]
Dec 25 all-day
Christmas Day
While not quite as prominent as Easter, or Pascha, Christmas is still an important holiday celebrated on Hydra, as witnessed[...]