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Easter on Amorgos Island

Easter is the best time to visit Amorgos Island, when spring colors and aromas challenge the senses.

Amorgos Ancient Bronze Coins

Iconographically, the coins of both Minoa and Arkesine are influenced by the cult of Dionysos. They depict the head of the god wearing...

Folk music of Amorgos

The inhabitants of Amorgos, despite everyday hardship in their isolated and rocky island, never pass on an opportunity to celebrate, composing their own songs

Amorgos – The first major works of Nikos Gatsos

Amorgos is a wonderful incantation on the theme of loss and hope – a unique blend of surrealism, symbolism and folk song – lyrical and erotic, sometimes celebratory, sometimes bitter.

Parvas

"Parvas” is a family story. It depicts a series of ordinary events, of chance happenings in the family of Dimitri Giannakos, also known as Parvas, that resides in Chora of Amorgos...

Buildings of Amorgos

Roughly 3.000 monuments of rural heritage recorded the “Greek Company of Environment and Culture”
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The Dormition of the Virgin Mary, Little Easter in Summer

Happy many returns to all. Happy August 15th

Amorgos Beaches

Amorgos is famous for its beaches and the pure waters. These beaches were chosen by Luc Besson as scenery of his movie, The Big Blue. Main beaches on Amorgos are Katapola and Aegialis...

Folk music of Amorgos

The inhabitants of Amorgos, despite everyday hardship in their isolated and rocky island, never pass on an opportunity to celebrate, composing their own songs

Psimeni Raki

Amorgos is the only place that still produces Psimeni Raki. The Psimeni Raki sometimes is offered as an apperitif and sometimes as a digestive, but mostly as an offering at parties and gatherings.

Climbing to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa in Amorgos

The Monaster of Panaghia Hozoviotissa, an architectural masterpiece, was founded by the Emperor Alexius Commenius I in the 11th century...