Kos island summer events! 30 years of the Ippokrateia festival!

The 2016 Ippokrateia festival

For the past 30 years, every summer in Kos has been brightened by the cultural festival of Ippokrateia. This celebration of Kos’ unique traditions and heritage, as well as a showcasing of the island’s profound products and characteristics is the centerpiece of the summer, and this year, the institution proudly boasts its 30 year anniversary. Following are the scheduled events of the 2016 Ippokrateia festival, for the first half of July. All events are admission free, unless stated otherwise.
The 2016 Ippokrateia festival
Sunday, July 3rd   
«Dance and Fantasy»  Dance show presented by the Choro
Kos Educational and Dancing Club Kefalos Elementary school

Thursday July 7th & Friday July 8th  
“Weekend of Creative activities for children”
Historical and folklore museum of Kos
19:00 – 20:30

Saturday July 9th  
“Shepherd’s feast”
Antimacheia’s Mill (Mylos)

Monday July 11th  
Creative writing workshop with Dionysia Kassiou
Amerikis’ street Park “Sfageio” Theatre

Monday July 11th to Friday August 31st  
Creative activities for children
Thalassinos Multi-center
Daily  9:30-11:00, 11:00-12:30,12:30-14:00

Tuesday July 12th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th
Visual arts exhibition
Former Jewish Synagogue
10.00 -13.30 & 18.00-22.00

Wednesday   July 13th
“Gaidouro” an adaptation of Charles Perrault’s Donkey Skin fairytale by the “Prassein Aloga” puppet theatre
Kapioka Park in Zipari

Thursday July 14th  
“Gorgona Gorgonitsa” a theatre play inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “Little mermaid” by the “Prassein Aloga” puppet theatre
Theatraki Kardamaina’s

Thursday July 14th
«Dance and Fantasy»
Dance show presented by the ChoroKos Educational and Dancing Club and Aggeliki Fourtouni’s dance school
Medieval castle

Friday July 15th  *
“Chorizoume leme” a theatre play starring Alexandros Rigas, Bessy Malfa and Gerasimos Skiadaresis
Medieval castle *entrance fee applies

Saturday July 16th  
Music Concert By Christina Kalotini and Popi Xyloura
Ameriki’s street Park

Sunday July 17th  
Music and Dancing event by the Kos’ division of the Lyceum Ellinidon with dances from Thessaly and the Dodekanese Isles
Medieval Castle

Sunday July 17th
Folklore and Rembetiko music night
Kardamaina’s Theatraki


*Entrance fee applies

Feel free to address the Kos Diamond Deluxe Hotel concierge for any additional information concerning this year’s Ippokrateia Festival. We will make sure to keep you fully informed for the event agenda of Kos’ throughout the summer.