Posts include information about Ermioni and the Argolida region.

Coronavirus in Greece

Greece has been very fortunate in dealing with the Covid-19 global pandemic.  The number of cases and fatalities have been low compared to other Mediterranean countries like Italy and Spain.  The Greek Government acted very quickly in 'locking-down' the country and the people reacted positively to the situation which helped to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.

All Festivals cancelled in Ermioni

One can reflect back on the previous years and realise that it has been a very difficult time for all people living in Greece, the mainland and the islands.

Eleftheria and Yiannis' Ermioni concert

Eleftheria Arvanitaki and Yiannis Kotsiras appeared at the Ermioni football arena for a concert on Saturday 17th August 2019.  The performance was wonderful with duets as well as personal favourites from these two great artists.  There was also a 20 minute encore from the two, once they had finished their normal performace with a standing audience dancing to 'Dinata! Dinata!'  

Nana Mouskouri in Ermioni

Nana Mouskouri was at the Ermioni Town Hall on Saturday evening 20th July 2019 to collect a prestigious award for her life-long services to the Arts.  The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoilos, was due to be there, but was absent due to a serious earthquake in Athens the previous afternoon.

Greek Independence Day - 25th March

Greek Independence Day is a national holiday throughout Greece and is celebrated in Greece on 25th March. This day commemorates the start of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, as Greece had been occupied by the Ottoman Empire for nearly 400 years.

George Dalaras' Ermioni concert

George Dalaras, the famous Greek singer, performed at an evening concert in Ermioni on Saturday 4th August 2018.  The open-air concert was held at the Ermioni football arena.  He performed his vast collection of famous songs to an enthusiastic audience with help from some of his singing friends, Theodoris Kotonias, Violeta Ikari

Giannis Parios' Ermioni concert

Giannis Parios, the famous Greek singer, performed at an evening concert in Ermioni on Friday 11th August 2017.  For over two hours, he performed his vast collection of famous songs to a vast audience, who were totally entertained in the open-air concert.  The audience were encouraged to sing along with him, and even danced in front of the stage.

The President of Greece in Ermioni

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, visited Ermioni on Sunday 12th March 2017.  The Presidential visit was to celebrate the 190th Anniversary of the famous and historic Third National Assembly held in Ermioni in 1827.

Annual Pomegranate Festival in Ermioni

The last weekend of October, sees the port of Limani, here in Ermioni celebrate the Annual Pomegranate Festival, which welcomes many local people and visitors from afar. Friday evening commences with an exhibition at the Sygrou cultural centre.  Saturday afternoon starts with a cycle trek to the Gorge of Katafyki, which passes a Pomegranate plantation en-route.

French frigate L'Hermione

The sailing ship L'Hermione is a 12-pounder Concorde class frigate built in Rochefort, France. She is a reproduction of the 1779 L'Hermione which achieved fame by taking Gilbert Motier, General Marquis de LaFayette to Boston in America, in 1780, on a top secret mission.