Panigiria goes into full swing nationwide |

As public gatherings and events are allowed in the first summer of the pandemic, traditional ‘panigiria’, village festivals known for their music, have sprung up across Greece, from Evros in the north to Crete in the south. I am fully recovered. “People want to get away from the hardships of the pandemic, strengthen their bonds with others, and redefine their role in society. Panigiri is part of that,” says the traditional festivals touring these festivals. says Nikos Agusis Germanidis, who plays for the music company. “It leads to joy and meeting people. I know that at village festivals you meet people you haven’t seen in a long time.” [George Pittas] Panigiria goes into full swing nationwide |

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