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until 31 Aug, Art exhibition ‘Three Artists at Porto Paros’ - Jan Mulder, Kelly Athanasiadou & Apostolis Zolotakis at Porto Paros Hotel, Kolymbithres. Duration 22/6-31/8. Info: 22840-52669, zolotakis.com

until 30 Sep, Art exhibition 'Utopia" by Gagianos, Lavdas, Ktistopoulou, Koutsouris, Rammos, Razis, Panagiotidis & Zoumboulakis at Astir of Paros Hotel, Kolymbithres. Duration 28/6-30/9 daily 8-10pm. Info: 22840 57976-84, astirofparos.gr

until 30 May 2014, Ioulia Ventikou painting exhibitions ‘Moons’ at Medusa Art Gallery at Fotis Art Cafe, Naoussa and ‘Sea bed’ at Medusa Art Gallery at Franca Scala Restaurant, Paroikia. Duration 14/6/13-30/5/14, daily 10am-3am. Info: Fotis Art Cafe 697-033-9326, F.Scala 22840-24407, Medusa 210-724-4552, medusaartgallery.com

JULY 2013

1 Jul, Opening of Theodore Papayiannis sculpture exhibition ‘My Ghosts’ at the Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 1-14/7.#

1 Jul, Opening of Lida Barbarousi art exhibition at Marina Building, Naoussa. Duration 1-15/7.#

1 Jul, 9.30pm, Film ‘Social Economy - the Alternative’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

2 Jul, 9.30pm, Documentary film ‘Maradona’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

1-11 Jul, Yoga & Qi Kung with Spiros Peristeris & Anja Vibelund at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

3-6 Jul, 1st Parian Festival of Local Products ‘Paros' Daily Bread’ with music, workshops and entertainment in Manto Mavroyenous Square, Paroikia. #

3-7 Jul, 5-day course on ecological and organic agriculture ‘Growing Aromatic Plants’. Info: 698-341-2417.

3 Jul, 9.30pm, Documentary ‘The Blind Fisherman’ & Greek film ‘Katinoul’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

4-7 Jul, ‘Vijnana Yoga’ workshop at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

4 Jul, 9.30pm, French film ‘Elena et les hommes’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

5 Jul, Opening of Dimitris Lagios art exhibition at Ag.Athanasios Hall, Naoussa. Duration 5-20/7.#

5 & 6 Jul, 10pm, Martha Moreleon Trio at El Prado, Piso Livadi. Info: Vassilis 22840-41444.

6 Jul, Opening of Toralf Sandaker, Magnus Fredriksson & Antiparos Photo Gallery exhibition at Art Gallery anti, Kastro, Antiparos. Duration 6-17/7, daily 7pm-12.30am. Info: 694-489-8924, antiartgallery.gr

6 Jul, 10pm, Concert by Pantelis Thalassinos & Nana Binopoulou in M.Mavroyennous Sq., Paroikia.#

7-13 Jul, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

7-14 Jul, ‘Artists on the Move’ workshop. Info:  artistsonthemove.com

7 Jul, 1st Parian Festival of Local Products ‘Paros' Daily Bread’ with music, workshops and entertainment in Naoussa.#

7 Jul, 9pm, Festival of the Sea with performance by the Music & Dance Group of Naoussa Choir in the port of Naoussa and screening of documentary film by Phoebus Gouzelis in Marina Building, Naoussa. #

7 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘Let the Women Wait’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

8-12 Jul, ‘The Way of the Heart’ workshop with Ujallah at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

9-15 Jul, ‘Designer's Black Box’workshop at Galerie Pontoporos, Naoussa. Info: 22840-52242, 694-2464418, pontoporos-gallery.com

9 Jul, Opening of Alekos Levidis painting exhibition at Galerie Pontoporos, Naoussa. Duration 9-28/7. Info: 22840-52242, 694-2464418, pontoporos-gallery.com

9 Jul, 9.30pm, French film ‘Les Quatre Cents Coups’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

10-14 Jul, 'Figure Drawing Intensive' course with Jane Morris Pack at Aegean Center for the Fine Arts, Paroikia. Info: 22840-23287, aegeancenter.org

10 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘Marinos Kontaras, the Aegean Sea Corsair’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

11-13 Jul, Groove Island Festival (music, food & lifestyle) in Antiparos. Info: grooveislandfestival.com

11 Jul, 9.30pm, French film ‘Le Mari de la Coiffeuse’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

12-14 Jul, 8.30pm, Talks on contemporary art ‘Expanded Points’ by Lo & Behold in Lefkes. Info: Angelika 697-724-3577.

12-16 Jul, Yoga Retreat with Nefeli Makri at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, 697-909-3731, okreblue.com

12 Jul, 9.30pm, Children's theatre ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ at Paros Park.

13-16 Jul, "Vinyasa Yoga" workshop at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

13 Jul, 5pm, DJ Ravin (Buddha Bar, Paris) at Aspro Galazio (Damianos), Ambelas. Info: 22840-51100, facebook.com/AsproGalazio

13 Jul, 8pm, Live concert with TimeTrap, Beggar Belief & Tzanofony at the Amphitheatre, Paroikia.

13 Jul, 9.30pm, Encardia concert at Paros Park.

14 Jul, 9pm, Dance performance by Music & Dance Group of Naoussa in the courtyard of the Panaghia Church, Naoussa. Info: Ypapandi 22840-52284.

14 Jul, 9.30pm, Theatre ‘To Magiko Taxidi tis Evyenias’ at the Amphitheatre, Lefkes.

14 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘Guiness’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

14 Jul, 9pm, Classical music concert ‘From Sound to Silence’ with Konstantina Andreakou, Andreas Haniotis at Perantinos Museum, Marpissa.#

15-19 Jul, ‘Return of the Goddess’ workshop with Deva Ambu at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

15-20 Jul & 22-27 Jul, Creative writing workshop by Atelier Caractere in Naoussa. Info:facebook.com/ateliercaractere.caractere

15 Jul 11am, 8km Bike race from Antiparos port. Info: Tassos 697-799-1537.

15 Jul, Opening of Eleni Gemeliari painting exhibition at the Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 15-30/7.#

16-17 Jul, Celebration of Aghia Marina in Antiparos.

16 Jul, 11am, Sailboat regatta, Optimist and Laser, Antiparos. Info: Tassos 697-799-1537.

16 Jul, 9.30pm, German film ‘M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

16 Jul, 10pm, Festival on the eve of Aghia Marina with live music, main square, Kostos.#

16 Jul, eve, Bazaar of traditional products in courtyard of Ag. Marina Church, Marmara.#

17 Jul, 7pm, Marathon 10km run (2km for kids) from Antiparos port, followed by Greek traditional celebration at 8.30pm at the port. Info: Tassos 697-799-1537.

17 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek documentary film ‘Gavdos. Southwards’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

18 Jul-2 Aug, Odaka Yoga Teacher Training with Roberto Milletti at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, 697-909-3731, okreblue.com

18 Jul, 7.30pm, Opening of group art exhibition with 12 artists at Anemomylos Gallery, Angeria. Duration 18/7-30/8. Info: 22840-91089.

18 Jul, 9.30pm, French film ‘La Haine’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

19-23 Jul, Bazaar with traditional products at Alyki Beach. Daily 7-10pm.#

19 Jul-3 Aug, International Music Workshops with Markus Stockhausen, Francesco Buzzuro, Tara Bouman, Richard Smith & Vasilis Rakopoulos. Info: Vasilis 210-625-2937, 694-420-8397.

19-21 Jul, ‘Island Waves’ workshop with Rivi Diamond at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

19-25 Jul, 3rd Edition of Paros International Jazz Summer Academy in Lefkes. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, parosjazzacademy.com

19 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros jam session, Albatross Hotel, Logaras. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

19 Jul, 10.30pm, Tamuz Nissim Trio at El Prado, Piso Livadi. Info: 22840-41444.

20 Jul, 9pm, Opening of Gisele Lubsen photography exhibition 'Katharsis' at Apothiki Art Centre, Paroikia. Duration 20/7-16/8, daily 12-2pm & 7.30-11pm. Info: giselelubsen.com

20 Jul, 9pm, Reading by Tzimis Panoussis, Sotiris Kakisis & Phoivos Delivorias & opening of Nikos Houliaras painting exhibition ‘Summer in the Garden of the Mind’ at Art Gallery anti, Kastro, Antiparos. Duration 20/7-9/8, daily 7pm-12.30am. Info: 694-489-8924, antiartgallery.gr

20 Jul-25 Aug, ‘Artistic Journey’ organized by the Friends of Paros with visits to artists' workshops on the island. Info: friendsofparos.com

20-25 Jul, Marble sculpting workshops at Nikos Perantinos workshop, Aghia Anna, Paroikia. Info: 22840-23871, 693-750-4433.

20 Jul, Opening of Dimitris Sifneos painting exhibition at Marina Building, Naoussa. Duration 20/7-10/8.#

20 Jul, 9pm, ‘Balikos & Friends’ & ‘Guitar Exploration’ concert at Paros Park.

20 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros jam session at Albatross Hotel, Logaras. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

21-27 Jul, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

21 Jul, 8.30pm, ’Pezotratas’ revival at Zoodochou Pigis Sq., seafront Paroikia.#

21 Jul, 9pm, Dance performance by Music & Dance Group of Naoussa, courtyard Panaghia Church, Naoussa. Info: Ypapandi 22840-52284.

21 Jul, 9pm, Live concert with Manolis Rangoussis, Asterios Rigas, Nikos Papadakis, Spyros Balios, Giannis Balikos, Kostas Balikos, Panagiotis Dedes & Katerina Nika, in the courtyard of the Dimotiko School, Angeria.#

21 Jul, 9pm, Concert at the Elementary School of Marpissa.#

21 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros concert with the Kaimaki Quartet in Marpissa. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

21 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek/English film ‘Fish & Chips’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

22-29 Jul, Shakti & The Five Elements Yoga Immersion Retreat with Irana Ji An at Tsoukalia Yoga Studio. Info: yogaretreatsparos.com

22 Jul, 8.30pm, Opening of Spiros Balios photography exhibition ‘Paros Fisheye’ at Argonauta Hotel, Paroikia. Duration 22/7-17/8. Info: 22840-23303, argonauta.gr

22 Jul, 9pm, Opening of Artway art exhibition at Ag.Athanasios Hall, Naoussa. Duration 22/7-5/8, daily 6-12pm. Info: 699-818-7749, 694-152-2553, arthellas.gr/artway.html

22 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros concert by Paris Paros Project Quintet & Anna Lauvergnac at Paros Park. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

22 Jul, 9.30pm, Full Moon Celebration at Molos Beach. Info: proodosmolos.blogspot.gr

23-26 Jul, ‘Power of Chakras’ workshop at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

23 Jul, Celebration of Ag. Philotheos at Longovardas Monastery.

23 Jul, 9pm, ‘Moonlight and a Piano’ concert with Konstantina Andreakou, Apollonia Ikonomou, Eleni Spanou & Byron Gavalas at Ag.Ioannis Monastery, Marpissa.#

23 Jul, 9pm, Jam session of Guitar Explorations Workshop at Archilochos Hall, Paroikia.#

23 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros jam session at Albatross Hotel, Logaras. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

23 Jul, 9.30pm, English/Japanese film ‘Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

24 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek documentary film ‘Athena, ex nihilo’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

24 Jul, 9.30pm, Poetry & Jazz evening at Lefkes Amphitheatre. Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

24 Jul, 8.30pm, Local festival of Aghia Anna with traditional music and dancing, at Church of Ag.Anna, Paroikia.#

25-26 Jul, Local Festival of Aghia Paraskevi in Marathi starts evening of 25/7.

25 Jul, 9pm, Jam session by Guitar Explorations Workshop at Archilochos Hall, Paroikia.#

25 Jul, 9.30pm, Jazz in Paros concert by Paros Jazz Academy at Brazil Bar, Piso Livadi. Info: Info: Athena 693-433-8578, jazzinparos.com

25 Jul, 9.30pm, Film ‘Trainspotting’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

26 Jul, 7.30pm, Paros Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Bazaar at Piso Livadi Beach. Info: 695-185-1575, facebook.com/pawsparos

26 Jul, Opening of Apostolis Zolotakis exhibition ‘Paths of Memory II' at Porto Paros Hotel, Kolymbithres. Duration 26/7-11/8, Tue & Thu 10am-12noon & 6-8pm, Sat 10am-1pm. Info: 693-710-5350, 22840-52669, zolotakis.com

26 Jul, 9pm, Classical music concert by Bugle of the Sea Trio (Konstantina Andreakou, Rena Tsaki, Dimitra Marangozis) at Marina Building, Naoussa.#

26 Jul, 9pm, Lluvia live at El Prado Cocktail Bar, Piso Livadi. Info: 22840-41444.

27 Jul, 7pm, Cross-channel swim ‘Diaplous’ from Pounta to Antiparos (1453m) organized by Antiparos Nautical Club, followed at 8.30pm by Greek traditional celebration at the port. Info: Tassos 697-799-1537, antiparosnc.gr

27 Jul, 8pm, Opening of painting exhibition by Neva Bergemann ‘Souvenir’ at Levantis Restaurant, Paroikia. Duration 27/7-24/8, daily 7-10pm. Info: 22840-23613, artistsonthemove.com

27 Jul, 9pm, International Music Workshop ‘Guitar Exploration’ concert at Archilochos Hall, Paroikia.#

27 Jul, 9.30pm, Musical evening of Jazz (piano & accordion) with Giorgos Psyxogios at the Kastro, Antiparos.

27 Jul, 9.30pm, Local festival of Ag. Panteleimon in Prodromos with traditional music & dancing.#

27 Jul, 10pm, Local festival of Ag. Panteleimon in Kostos with live music in the main square.#

28 Jul, 9pm, ‘Moving Sounds’ concert with Marcus Stockhausen, Vasilis Rakopoulos & Tara Bouman at Paros Park.

28 Jul, 9pm, Lluvia live at El Prado, Piso Livadi. Info: 22840-41444.

30 Jul, 9pm, 1st Parian Festival of Local Products talk on ‘Paros' Daily Bread’ in Naoussa. #

30 Jul, 9pm, Opening of Alexis Kyritsopoulos & Eleni Krikki painting exhibition at Galerie Pontoporos, Naoussa. Duration 30/7-10/8. Info: 22840-52242, 694-2464418, pontoporos-gallery.com

30 Jul, 9.30pm, English/Swedish film ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

31 Jul, 9pm, 1st Parian Festival of Local Products talk on ‘Paros' Daily Bread’ in Lefkes. #

31 Jul, 9.30pm, Greek documentary film ‘There was no other Way’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

31 Jul, Locomondo Live at Football Stadium, Paroikia.#

AUGUST 2013

1 Aug, 8pm, Opening of Ioannis Dendrinos painting exhibition at Aegean Center for the Fine Arts, Paroikia. Duration 1-15/8. Info: 22840-23287, aegeancenter.org

1 Aug, 8pm, Opening of Vasilis Kalakonas hand-made wooden ships exhibition ‘Time travel by small ship’ at the Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 1-9/8, daily 11am-2pm & 6-12pm.#

1 Aug, 9pm, Theatre ‘Kounenes’ by the Marpissa Women's Association at the Lefkes amphitheatre.#

1 Aug, 9.30pm, English film ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

2-18 Aug, Conversion Yoga with Tara Judelle, Todd Tessen & Konstantinos Charantiniotis at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

2 Aug, 7pm, Opening of Book Fair at Alyki Beach. Duration 2-13/8, daily 7-11pm.#

2 Aug, 8pm, Opening of ‘New Wave’ painting & sculpture exhibition with Paulien Lethen, Susan Daboll, Jan Mulder & Bix Lye & Jazz events with Heleen Schuttevaêr at Holland Tunnel Gallery, Paroikia. Duration 2/8-6/9, Fridays 8-11pm. Info: 22840-22195, 22840-22700, hollandtunnelgallery.com, heleenschuttevaer.nl

2 Aug, 9.30pm, Concert by Miltiadis Pashalidis at the Lefkes Amphitheatre.#

2 Aug, 9pm, Children's theatre ‘Aesop has Something to Share’ at Paros Park.

3 Aug, 9.30pm, Concert ‘Intuitive Music’ by the International Music Workshop at Lefkes Amphitheatre.#

3 Aug, 9.30pm, 'Kalokerifer' concert with Fivos Delivorias at the Paros Park.

3-8 Aug, Marble sculpting workshops at Nikos Perantinos workshop, Paroikia. Info: 22840-23871, 693-750-4433.

3 Aug, Antonis Remos Live at Aspro Galazio (Damianos), Ambelas. Info: 22840-51100, facebook.com/AsproGalazio

3 Aug, 10pm, Concert by De La Paros at Kostos Elementary School.#

4-10 Aug, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

4 Aug, 8.30pm, Presentation of Yiorgos Pittas' new book ‘The Kafenion of Greece’ & opening of photographic exhibition of material from the book (duration 4/8-7/9) at Lefkes Village Hotel. Info: 22840-41827, lefkesvillage.com

4 Aug, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘One Step Ahead’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

5 Aug, 9pm, Concert dedicated to Stavros Ksarchakos with the Emellon Orchestra at the amphitheatre, Lefkes.#

5 Aug, 9.30pm, ‘From Odyssey...to Kavafis' Ithaca’ concert with Thodoris Economou & Akis Sakellariou at Paros Park.

6 Aug, 9pm, Festival of the Transfiguration of Christ (Sotiros) at Alyki Beach. Info: Maria 22840-92217.

6 Aug, 9.30pm, Festival of the Transfiguration of Christ (Sotiros) with live music & dancing at Papa-Yiorgi Stamena Square, Marpissa.#

6 Aug, evening, Festival of Sotiros in Kambos, Antiparos. Info: 22840-61005.

6 Aug, 9.30pm, English film ‘What did you do in the War, Daddy?’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

7 Aug, Opening of 'Urban Fish Tales' art exhibition at Ag.Athanasios Hall, Naoussa. Duration 7-16/8, daily 7-12pm.#

7 Aug, 8.30pm, Lecture by Prof. Nikos Aliprantis ‘Pilgrimage to the Sacred Sites of Paros’ and performance by Byzantine Choir of Holy Diocese of Pireaus, Marpissa.

7 Aug, 9.30pm, Greek films ‘An Island Came to Light’, ‘Apollo of Delos’ & ‘Perseus’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

8 Aug, 9.30pm, German film ‘Das Weisse Band’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

9 Aug, 9.30pm, ‘The Star & the Wish’ concert with Evanthia Reboutsika at Paros Park.

10-18 Aug, 2nd Summer Shopping Festival in Paroikia. Info: 22840-22262, facebook.com/sylogosp

10 Aug, 8pm, Children's puppet theatre ‘The Little Half-Crow’ at Paros Park.

10 Aug, Opening of sculpture exhibition at Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 10-15/8, daily 11am-2pm & 7-11pm.#

10 Aug, Opening of Voula Priovolou painting exhibition at Art Gallery anti, Kastro, Antiparos. Duration 10-19/8, daily 7pm-12.30am. Info: 694-489-8924, antiartgallery.gr

10 Aug, Event organized by Skopas o Parios Association at the nipiagogeio, Prodromos.#

11 Aug, 8.30pm, Event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Yria Association at the amphitheatre, Lefkes.#

11 Aug, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘Akademia Platonos’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

12-18 Aug, Marble sculpting workshops at Nikos Perantinos workshop, Paroikia. Info: 22840-23871, 693-750-4433.

12-19 Aug, Chakra Vinyasa Yoga Immersion Retreat with Irana Ji An at Tsoukalia Yoga Studio. Info: yogaretreatsparos.com

12 Aug, 8pm, Friends of Paros charity concert with Elias Liougkos & Vasilis Rakopoulos, dinner & awards event at the Paros Park near Kolymbithres. Entrance 10€ (concert) €25 (concert & dinner). Info: friendsofparos.com

12 Aug, Opening of Rafael Mahdavi painting exhibition at Galerie Pontoporos, Naoussa. Duration 12-21/8. Info: 22840-52242, 694-2464418, pontoporos-gallery.com

13 Aug, Treasure hunt in Paroikia organized by Trade+Business Assoc. Paros-Antiparos. Info: 22840-22262, facebook.com/sylogosp

13 Aug, 9.30pm, Japanese film ‘Ran’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

15 Aug, National holiday - Dormition & Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Koimisis tis Theotokou) and the biggest festival of the year on Paros. The morning service at the Ekatontapyliani is followed by a procession through the streets of Paroikia. A spectacular firework display takes place in the evening. #

16 Aug, Opening ‘Kaplanon 5’ collection exhibition at the Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 15-27/8.#

16 Aug, 9.30pm, Concert with Orfeas Perides at Paros Park.

17 Aug, Opening of Nasiopoulos & Papageorgios art exhibition at Ag.Athanasios Hall, Naoussa. Duration 17-28/8.#

17 Aug, 9.30pm, Festival of Karavola at Koinotikou Megarou, Lefkes.#

18-24 Aug, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

18-30 Aug, Yoga & Qi Kung combination with Spiros Peristeris & Anja Vibelund at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

18 Aug, 9.30pm, Documentary film ‘Sugartown, the Bridegrooms’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

18 Aug, 8pm, Full Moon musical celebration at Drios Beach.#

18 Aug, 9.30pm, A Night of Music at Molos Beach near Marmara.#

19 Aug, 9.30pm, Theatre ‘Common Sense’ by Neos Kosmos Theatre at Paros Park.

20-22 Aug, Naoussa Women's Association Bazaar of traditional products in the square, Naoussa.#

20 Aug, Opening of Stelios Ghikas sculpture exhibition at Art Gallery anti, Kastro, Antiparos. Duration 20-30/8, daily 7pm-12.30am. Info: 694-489-8924, antiartgallery.gr

20 Aug, Opening of painting & photography exhibition at the Othon Kaparis Museum, Naoussa.#

20 Aug, 8.30pm, Presentation of book by N.B. Kyriakidis, courtyard of Ag.Ioannis, Drios.#

20 Aug, 9.30pm, English/Latin film ‘Der Name der Rose’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

21-25 Aug, 2nd Summer Shopping Festival in Naoussa. Info: 22840-22262, facebook.com/sylogosp

21 Aug, 9pm, ‘Naoussa & Pirates History’ at Marina Building, Naoussa.#

21 Aug, 9.30pm, Cycladic Audiovisual Archives ‘Audiovisual Celebration’ with movies, photography & documents at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

22 Aug, morning, Guided Tour of Naoussa's museums and monuments.#

22 Aug, 9.30pm, English film ‘Play it Again, Sam’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

23-25 Aug, Diadromes sti Marpissa/Routes in Marpissa festival. Info: stimarpissa.gr

23 Aug, Opening of Aloka Allagianni painting exhibition at Galerie Pontoporos, Naoussa. Duration 23/8-8/9. Info: 22840-52242, 694-2464418, pontoporos-gallery.com

23 Aug, 9pm, Celebration of the Virgin Mary (Enniamera) & Pirate Festival with fireworks, traditional dancing, Naoussa.

24 Aug, Festival of Aghios Titos a Monastery of Aghios Anargyron, Paroikia.#

24 Aug, Treasure hunt in Naoussa organized by Trade+Business Assoc. of Paros & Antiparos. Info: 22840-22262, facebook.com/sylogosp

24 Aug, 9.30pm, Theatre ‘Sons & Daughters’ by Cycladic Circle at Paros Park.

25 Aug, 9.30pm, Greek film ‘Welcome to All Saints’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

26 Aug, 9pm, Theatre ‘Perlimplin & Belisa’ by F.G.Lorca at Lefkes amphitheatre.

26 Aug, 9.30pm, Concert with Nikos Platanos at Paros Park.

27 Aug, 9.30pm, English film ‘The 39 Steps’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

28 Aug, Local festival of Ag. Ioannis Detis Monastery, near Kolymbithres.#

28 Aug, 7pm, Start of Sweat Lodge with Benoit Paquette at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Every Wed till 1/1/14. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

28 Aug, Opening of Amalia Ferentinou painting exhibition at Municipal Art Space (Dimitracopoulos Building), Paroikia. Duration 28/8-8/9.#

29 Aug, 8.30pm, Presentation of book ‘O Ksenitemos’ by Antonis Arkas with narration by Christos Georgousis ‘Memories of friends who have left us’ at Lefkes amphitheatre.#

29 Aug, 9.30pm, English film ‘Monty Python's Life of Brian’ at Cine Enastron, Paros Park.

30 Aug-1 Sep, Pan-Hellenic Wakeboard Championship at Paros Park.

30 Aug-1 Sep, ‘Now You’ workshop with Ujallah at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

30 Aug, 10pm, Classical music concert by Santorini Music Festival Orchestra directed by Miltos Lagios in the courtyard Ekatontapyliani Church, Paroikia.#

31 Aug, 8pm, Opening of art exhibition by Frédéric Bootz (painting) and Jean-Baptiste Leullier (sculpture) at Ag.Athanasios Hall, Naoussa. Duration 31/8-15/9, daily 6-10pm. Info: facebook.com/FredericBootzArt

31 Aug, Opening of Platon Rivellis photography exhibition at Art Gallery anti, Kastro, Antiparos. Duration 31/8-15/9, daily 7pm-12.30am. Info: 694-489-8924 & 697-440-0035, antiartgallery.gr

31 Aug, Events in honour of Parian benefactor Franciscos Velentzas in Kostos.#

31 Aug, Music evening at Logaras beach.#

SEPTEMBER 2013

BE CAREFUL: DRIVE SLOWLY AFTER THE FIRST RAINS - ROADS ARE SLIPPERY!

1-7 Sep, Hatha Yoga (light) Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

1-7 Sep, Kundalini Yoga Women's Circle at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

1-8 Sep, Salsa Dance course at Paros Philoxenia Hotel, New Golden Beach. Info: paroscreativeholidays.com

1-8 Sep, ‘Artists on the Move’ workshop (drawing, painting, printmaking). Info: artistsonthemove.com

1 Sep, 10.30am, Start of 3rd Antiparos MTB 32km Race at Soros Beach, Antiparos. 5.30pm Children's 3km Race. Info: 
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1 Sep, 8.30pm, Ecclesiastical-Byzantine hymns by the choir of Emmanouel Haniotis at the amphitheatre, Lefkes.

1 Sep, 9pm, Dance performance by the Music & Dance Group of Naoussa in the courtyard of the Panaghia Church, Naoussa. Info: Ypapandi 22840-52284.

2 Sep, 7.30am, Mass at Aghios Georgios Monastery near Marpissa for the celebration of Aghios Mamas when horses and donkeys are blessed by the priest. Info: 22840-43000.

2-9 Sep, Aegean Sailing Vinyasa Yoga Adventure with Irana Ji An at Tsoukalia Yoga Studio. Info: yogaretreatsparos.com

6-8 Sep, ‘Healing Through Touch’ workshop at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

6 Sep, 9pm, Evening of music & poetry dedicated to Konstantinos Kavafis in Ekatontapyliani Square, Paroikia.#

7 Sep, around 7pm, Festival at the church of Holy Mary Phaneromeni, Antiparos, accessible only by boat leaving from Antiparos port. Info: Chrysoula 22840-61570.

7 Sep, 9pm, Concert ‘Asia Minor & Classical Music’ by Music & Dance Group of Naoussa, Aspro Chorio. Info: Ypapandi 22840-52284, users.otenet.gr/~parofolk/naussagr.htm

8 Sep, Festival of Pera Panayias (Nativity of Virgin Mary) in Marmara.#

8 Sep, 8pm, Dance & theatrical performance by Music & Dance Group of Naoussa at 9th Asia Minor meeting in the courtyard Zoodochou Pigis Church, Aspro Chorio. Info: Ypapandi 22840-52284.

10-17 Sep, Songwriting course at Paros Philoxenia Hotel, New Golden Beach. Info: paroscreativeholidays.com

10-17 Sep, Harmony Singing course at Paros Philoxenia Hotel, New Golden Beach. Info: paroscreativeholidays.com

11-16 Sep, 1st Pancycladic Trade Festival & Exhibition. Info: Apostolos 694-646-8060, facebook.com/sylogosp

11-21 Sep, Yoga Retreat with Bram Levinson at Margarita Studios, Ambelas. Info: bramlevinsonyoga.com/retreats.html

13-15 Sep, ‘Tantra: Path of Love & Beauty’workshop with Marie-Ginette & Benoit Paquette at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

14 Sep, around 10am, Holy Cross (Timios Stavros) celebration following the liturgy. Food & drink offered and traditional 'revythada' in church courtyard of Ag.Georgios, Angeria. Celebrations continue in the evening in Alyki at 9pm.#

17 Sep, International Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer effort of its kind. Info: oceanconservancy.org

20-22 Sep, ‘Vocal Journey’ workshop with Amit Carmeli at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

21-26 Sep, 5 Rythms Dance with Alex Nikiforov & Bodhi at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

22-28 Sep, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

23-27 Sep, ‘Moving Free’ workshop with Ilanit Tadmor at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

24 Sep, Myrtidiotissa (Virgin of the Myrtle) festival at Aghios Antonios on Kefalos Hill near Marpissa.

25-26 Sep, Celebration for the Chapel of Ag. Ioannis o Theologos (St. John the Theologian) in Drios. 25/9 @ 7.30pm Esperinos service, 26/9 @ 7.30-10am Liturgy, roads are strewn with olive branches and procession round the village. Info: Anna 22840-41010.

26 Sep, 13th anniversary of Samina Express tragedy memorial service at Ekatontapyliani church, Paroikia & atchapel of Ag.Ioannis Theologos, Korakies. Info: 22840-21243.

27 Sep, World Tourism Day. Info: unwto.org

OCTOBER 2013

October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Info: nbcam.org

4 Oct, World Animal Day. Info: worldanimalday.org.uk

6 Oct, 11.30am, 4th Paros Triathlon at Paros Park.

17-20 Oct, ‘The Riddle of Happiness’ workshop with Ven. Robina Courtin at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

20-26 Oct, Hatha Yoga Course with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

20 Oct, Festival of Aghios Artemios, Lefkes.

24 Oct, 4th Annual Global Oneness Day. Info: global-oneness-day.org

27 Oct, European Summer Time ends; clocks go back one hour.

28 Oct, Oxi Day. National Holiday.


ONGOING activities

Food distribution to those in need by the Paros Women's Association Ariis every Wed 9.15-10.15am at Paros Rock, Potami, Paroikia. Info: 694-258-2321, 694-732-5919.

Food distribution to those in need by the Marpissa Women's Association. Info: Maria 694-508-3520.

The Cine Rex in Paroikia shows films nightly at 9pm & 11pm. Info: 22840-21676, facebook.com/cine.rexparikiaparos

The Cine Enastron shows films and documentaries on Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu at 9.30pm at Paros Park near Kolymbithres. Info: 22840-53573, parospark.com

The Cine Oliaros shows films nightly at 9.30pm in Antiparos. Info: Yannis 22840-61717.

Movie club every Friday at 8.30pm at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

Live music with Asterios Rigas & Nikos Yiannarakis every Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime at Sigi Ikthios Restaurant, Naoussa. Info: 697-828-5290.

Live Greek music with Giorgos Zikas, Themistoklis Karpodinis & Friends every Wednesday 10pm at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

Live bouzouki music at Anezina Café, Drios every Mon 8pm. Info: Stavros 22840-28010.

Knitting Course with Irene Meijer at the Secondhand Shop, Paroikia. Info: Irene 695-805-3937.

Drawing and painting workshops (life nude model drawing, still life, painting) with Angelika Vaxevanidou. Info: Angelika 697-729-3709.

Painting/drawing 5-day workshops with Wim Drion from 15/4-15/11. Info: 22840-23474, http://st-ives.net/courses/paros

Marble sculpting workshops with Ingrid Heidrich-Siggelaki. Info: 22840-43258, 698-871-6810, ingridheidrich-siggelaki.com

Sculpture workshops with Jessy Boelen in Antiparos. Info: +31-503-130-693, atelierjessyboelen.nl

Walks, bike rides, swimming organised by Paros Active group. Info: Zak 697-376-7942, 22840-27169, Facebook:Paros Active.

Hiking & mountain biking in Lefkes with Awake Paros. Info: 693-652-9301, 693-652-9302, awakeparos.gr

Pilates & Yoga at Stretch Pilates Studio, Naoussa. Info: 694-278-8265, stretchpilates.gr

Yoga classes with Oona every Wed 10-11.30am in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

Yoga, meditation & Chi Kung daily at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

Hatha Yoga lessons for all levels at Okreblue, Santa Maria. Info: Sasy 698-101-4300, okreblue.com

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga classes at Hecate Yoga Paros at your home/space and in Parasporos. Tel: Christina 693-936-9910.

Archery lessons every Wed 6.30-8pm at Antiparos Cinema. 5€ per session. Info: Marios Fournaris 694-474-1616, John Pantelakis 697-487-0862.

Self-defence courses at Olympus Gym, Paroikia. Info: 22840-22233.

Tae Kwon Do & Kick Boxing at A.S.Aigaias Paros, ringroad Paroikia and Marmara. Info: Lambros 694-342-2133.

Volleyball lessons for women & high school girls at Antiparos Primary School court. Info: Yiorgos 697-385-3790, Vassilis 697-430-9396.

Latin, Cuban, Salsa & Ballroom dancing, Zumba & Pilates classes at Paros Dance Academy, Parea Cafe, Livadia, Paroikia and at Golden Beach. Info: Kay 697-935-3401, 697-880-3234.

Tennis lessons for adults, all levels at Paros Tennis & Sports Club, Aghia Irini. Info: 22840-24280, parostennisclub.com

Horse riding lessons & trail rides at Thanasis Farm, Ambelas. tel: 22840-53403, 699-841-3813, parosriding.com

Horse riding at Kokou Riding Centre, Naoussa. Info: 22840-51818, 694-417-4998, horseridingparos.com

Horse riding at Pegasus Farm, Pounta with Paros Adventures. Info: 694-592-5180, parosadventures.com

Sweat Lodge with Benoit Paquette at Tao's Center, Ambelas. Every Wed 28/8/13-1/1/14. Info: 22840-28882, taos-greece.com

Greek Traditional Cooking Lessons at Margarita Studios, Ambelas. Info: Stella 22840-52362, margaritastudios.com

Cooking Lessons at Anezina Village, Drios. Info: Maria 22840-28010

Cooking lessons (bread and fyllo pastry) at Pezoula tis Lixoudias, Lefkes. Info: 22840-43189, www.pezoula-paros.gr

Watersports (waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, tubing, canoe kayak, paddleboard), hiking & mountain biking with Awake Paros in Lefkes, Farangas Beach, New Golden Beach & Punda Beach. Info: 693-652-9301, 693-652-9302, awakeparos.gr

Scuba diving, marine ecology & archaeology at Aegean Diving College, Golden Beach. Info: 22840-43347, 693-228-9649, aegeandiving.gr

Scuba diving at Paros Scuba Club, New Golden Beach. Info: 22840-41778, paroscubaclub.com

Wakeboard, Waterski & water sports at ntrl High, Monastiri Beach, Paros Park. Info: Yannis 697-303-3355, Iro 694-474-5612, facebook.com/ntrlhigh

Scuba Diving, Kitesurf/Windsurf lessons, Boat trips, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) & Mountain biking with Paros Adventures, Pοunta. Info: 694-592-5180, parosadventures.com

Scuba Diving at Blue Island Divers, Antiparos. Info: 22840 61767 , blueisland-divers.gr

Scuba Diving at Pro Divers, Santa Maria. Info: 697-196-0737 , www.prodivers.gr

Scuba Diving at Eurodivers, Pounta. Info: 22840-92071, eurodivers.gr

Scuba Diving at X-ta-Sea, Naoussa. Info: 22840-51584, parosdiving.com

Scuba Diving at Cycladic Diving, Alyki. Info: 22840-91008, cycladicdiving.com

Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Barefooting & Kneeboarding with Paros Adventures, Kolymbithres. Info: 694-592-5180, parosadventures.com

Daily boat trips round Antiparos with Captain Ben. Info: 697-640-9344, 697-487-2942.

Daily boat trips on traditional fishing boat Rofos from Alyki 10.30am & 3.30pm. Info: Captain Ilias 694-418-4248, facebook.com/rofosparos.dailytrips

Butterfly Valley nature reserve in Petaloudes, 9am-8pm. Info: 22840-91211, 694-878-1841, parosbutterflies.gr

Live bands at Magaya, Souvlia Beach. Info: Nikos 22840-23791.

Live bands & Dj sets at Punda Beach Club, Punda. Info: 22840-41717, pundabeach.gr

Live bands at The Green Project, Drios. Info: 22840-41388.

Live music at Pirate Jazz & Blues Bar, Paroikia. Info: 697-919-4074, facebook.com/piratebar.paros

Greek language summer courses for beginners/advanced adults at Myrsini International School, Paroikia. Info: 22840-22850, myrsini.edu.gr

Orthodox church services at Ekatontapyliani daily Orthros (matins) 7am, Esperinos (vespers) 7.30pm. Liturgy (main service) Sat 7.30am, Sun 7am. Info: 22840-21243, www.i-m-paronaxias.gr

Christian fellowship in homes, Sun 10-12am. Songs/ hymns, videos in English, Bible reading in English, German, French, Dutch/Flemish. Info: 22840-42358.

Catholic mass, 11am Sundays, 8pm Saturdays at Ag. Antonios, Paroikia. Info: Father Richard 22830-51474, 697-643-0870, email ricthn@otenet.gr. Also at 7pm most Sundays at Ag.Georgios, Naoussa in English, German & other languages Info: Father Ernst 22840-28386, 697-381-4666, email ernst-gicklhorn@gmx.net

PAROS for kids

Montessori Summer Programme 1/7-20/8, Mon-Fri 10am-2pm, English & Greek, 2.5-9 years at Linguakids Montessori, Naoussa. Info: Katerina 22840-55117, 697-282-4325, facebook.com/Linguactive

Arts & Crafts classes, 4-10 years, Greek & English, every Thu 6.30-8.30pm & Sat 11am-1pm at Polina's Studio, Potami, Naoussa. Info: Polina 22840-42939, 695-550-9594.

Edutainment Creative Playtime, 3-12 years, English & Greek. 17 Jun-30 Aug, Mon-Fri 9am-3pm at Myrsini Educational Centre, Paroikia. Info: 22840-22850, myrsini.edu.gr

Dramatherapy workshops with Dora Tsilouni-Tzika at Ela na Paixoume, Naoussa, Fri & Sat 4.30-6pm. Info: Elena 22840-51312, Dora 694-490-6496.

Creative art workshops at Ai.Yiannis Detis Monastery, near Kolymbithres. Info: Gabriella 697-967-2930.

Literature workshops at Ai.Yiannis Detis, near Kolymbithres. Info: Marikita 693-651-1983, 694-752-3714.

Yoga classes , 7yrs and up, with Oona Giesen in Alyki. Info: 697-935-1951, yoga-paros.com

Zumba, Latin, Cuban, Salsa, Ballroom dance lessons with Bettina at Paros Dance Academy, Parea Cafe, Livadia, Paroikia & at Golden Beach. Info: Kay 697-935-3401.

Indoor Playpark Ela na Paixoume, Naoussa. Daily 10-2pm & 6-10pm. Info: Elena 22840-51312, 697-479-7189.

Archery lessons every Wed 5-6.30pm, 11-17yrs at Antiparos Cinema. 5€ per session. Info: Marios Fournaris 694-474-1616, John Pantelakis 697-487-0862.

Tennis lessons, 4-18 years all levels at Paros Tennis & Sports Club, Aghia Irini. Info: Aris 694-579-5614, 22840-24280, parostennisclub.com

Table tennis (ping-pong) lessons at Angeria Cultural Centre. Info: Dimitris 22840-91241, 697-344-2210.

Swimming & sailing lessons by NOP (Paros Nautical Club). Info: Theo 22840-21800, www.paros-sailing.gr

Swimming lessons by Paros Athletics Club at Santa Maria every Tue, Thu & Sat 10am. Info: Maria 694-543-0468, Kyriaki 697-481-1838.

Horse riding lessons & trail rides at Thanasis Farm, Ambelas. tel: 22840-53403, 699-841-3813, www.parosriding.com

Horse riding at Kokou Riding Centre, Naoussa. Info: 22840-51818, 694-417-4998, horseridingparos.com

Waterskiing lessons, Crazy Sofa, canoe kayak, mountain biking & snorkeling at Farangas Beach & Punda Beach. Info: 693-652-9301, 693-652-9302, awakeparos.gr

Aqua Paros Water Park at Porto Paros Hotel, Kolymbithres. Info: 22840-53264, 22840-52669, portoparos.gr/gr/AQUAPAROS.htm

Beach volley lessons, 10-17yrs daily from 1/7-31/8 at Livadia Beach, Paroikia. Info: NOP 22840-21800, paros-sailing.gr

Swimming, kayaking & windsurfing lessons for kids, by Dolphins Nautical Club at Golden Beach. Info: 22840-42900, sunwind.gr

Sea discovery trips exploring marine life, snorkelling, scuba diving, marine ecology & archaeology. Info: Aegean Diving College, Golden Beach, tel: 22840-43347, 693-228-9649, octopuseatrips.com


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1 September - 0651 & 1950
1 October - 0715 & 1904
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