Religion, Folklore & Tradition


Naxos & the Small Cyclades for Easter: 5 Reasons to Go

10 Mar 2014Naxos offers visitors a world to experience. This is especially true at Easter, the time of year that kick starts the pre-peak tourism season for the Greek islands.  Here are five reasons to consider when thinking of taking an Easter holiday or Spring break.

On Naxos: Preserving the Everlasting Art of Ceramics and Pottery

11 Oct 2014Must visit: The wondrous workshop of potter Manolis Lybertas, playing his part in preserving the everlasting tradition of Cycladic pottery in today’s times.

The two-centuries old reliquary containing the relics of 13 Saints of the Church that was repatriated to the Monastery of Agios Eleftherios in the village of Sagri, Naxos.

Two Centuries-Old Sacred Reliquary Repatriated to Agios Eleftherios Monastery on Naxos

A two-centuries old reliquary containing the relics of 13 Saints of the Church has been repatriated to the Monastery of Agios Eleftherios in the village of Sagri, on Naxos, where its original owner and creator, Monk Kallinikos Varvatakis from Naxos, once presided.

Yfanta - Traditional Handmade Fabrics

25 Sep 2014The art of weaving holds an important role in Naxian tradition.