Four day  Irish Smolly Festival of Ireland’s culture to be held in Grevena, in Northern Greece!

In Grevena a small town in northern Greece they love Ireland and celebrate Ireland’s primary patron, Saint Patrick! After four years of celebrating with musical events, this year St. Patrick’s Day will be framed with a four-day long festival. 

The participants will be initiated into Ireland’s five cultural expressions. Traditional music, cinematography, and gastronomy, traditional dance seminars, and speeches.

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You can have a detailed view of the festival program, the idea and the vision of the event at the official website of the festival which supports Gaelige and English.

It is noteworthy that, it is the first time in Greece, that organized such a large thematically festival upon the Irish Culture and Tradition and a festive Divine Liturgy will be held in honor of St. Patrick in the Metropolitan Church in Grevena.

Since 2015, some friends decide to share their love and passion for Irish Music and Culture and then from a small gathering, a unique festival became reality!

They call us to share together the joy and happiness from Thursday, March 14 until 17 the St. Patrick’s Day!

Read more: Surprising places around the world that celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Watch the TV spot of the festival:


The Festival's Poster of 2019:

StPatricksDay.GR Poster

StPatricksDay.GR Poster

Some photos 2018

Saint Patrick Icon, painted by artist Aristotelis Varsamis

Saint Patrick Icon, painted by artist Aristotelis Varsamis

Tir Fada live concert at Alhimeio, Grevena

Tir Fada live concert at Alhimeio, Grevena

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