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The Carnival of Naxos 2014


European Music Day 2013

European Music Day arrived in Naxos in 2011 and it has already become a “must” event in the calendar. It takes place in the pedestrian street of Halki the 20th and 21st of June.

In the light of the Aegean Sea

Following the previous two very successful events, the Federation of Naxian Associations has organized this year, on August 9th, a really special night titled “In the light of the Aegean Sea” (Naxian poets meet the Aegean song).

The Carnival of Naxos 2013

Our island is once again being prepared for the Carnival and this year’s events are coming, just like the last really successful years, to bring fun and joy on Naxos Island.

Manolis Tselentis

May 29th is a milestone in the Greek history as it was then that the Fall of Constantinople occurred. The same day in 1933 in a poor mountainous village of Naxos, Kinidaros, Manolis Tselentis was born.


Axia Festival 2012

The 4th International Music, Art and Literature Festival “Axia” titled “The New Moon Serenade” took place from 10 to 12 August.

Photo Exhibition about Berlin

The city of Berlin strongly attracts the visitor’s interest. It is a land of culture and long history with its own particular colour and character, making it nowadays a meeting point as well as a point of interaction among its visitors.

Elaia Arts Festival

“Elaia” Arts Festival took place for the first time this summer (24/7 until 4/8) in the traditional settlement of Kaloxylos.

2nd Naxian Biathlon

On the 14th of October we should all gather to exercise ourselves on the beach of Plaka. The 2nd Naxian Biathlon is a fact and the organizers are inviting people to participate, as they did last year.

Dancing days in Kinidaros 2012

Always punctual at its appointments the two day dance event at Kinidaros of Naxos presented for the third consecutive year a spectacular event.

Axia festival 2012

The Axia International Festival 2012 is proud to present two special concerts on the atmospheric square of Halki village, Naxos. The programmes will include music from Bach to Bossa Nova and from Villa-Lobos to Jazz with seven artists from Greece, England, Australia, Sweden, Germany and Japan.


In 2012, a crucial year for the country’s economic recovery, we muster up all our energy and zest to present an artistic and educational program that ideally accentuates the cultural identity of the island of Naxos.

Dancing days in Kinidaros Naxou 2012

What makes Kinidaros village special, is the long tradition in dancing and singing. “Has violins that speak, lutes that talk and singers that make the birds remain silent”. All the people who know Kinidaros identify it with dancing and singing. Tradition says that “the children of Kinidaros first learn to dance and then to walk”.


“Dimitria” Naxos in action

One week of exhibitions, speeches, useful advice, tours, events, one week for those who want to get to know all the aspects of Naxos.

Aegean Sunrise

On Tuesday 9th of August in the evening, lots of people gathered in a place of exquisite beauty which is also part of the Byzantine heritage of Naxos.

Axia Festival 2011

The third Axia Festival having as a subject “Mediterranean promise” presented during 11-18 of August a very rich and at the same time fascinating program. Based at the famous village of Chalkeion where the music nights took place, brought the people together with accomplished musicians once again.

People of the cities

Moments in several cities of the world. Moments of  modern people who live and become part of the urban landscape.

Exhibition of Fine Art and Technology

“Come to surprise you” was written on the invitation by the students from Tragaia- Xalki and this is actually what happened at this special exhibition of the secondary school of that village.

‘Dancing Days’ at the Kinidaros village, Naxos

On the 29th and 30th of July the event "Dancing Days” took place at the Kinidaros village of Naxos with great success and for the second consecutive year.

Digital photography exhibition presents the first digital photography exhibition with projects of amateur photographers from Naxos. One step further ... creative for us… essential for all.

East of the Aegean

The Federation of Naxian Associations following last year's positive experience has organized a new event for this year with the title:
’EAST OF THE AEGEAN’ (Byzantines and popular music dialogues) Tuesday, August 9 at 9.00 pm at the olive grove next to the Byzantine Church of Panagia Damiotissas.

Festival of Naxos 2011

On 2011, the Festival of Naxos enter into its second consecutive decade. The events and also the exhibition “Drawer XXII” are hosted at the tower of Bazaios.

International Festival of Axia 2011

The third International Festival of Axia will be held at Naxos in August (11-18) and includes a program full of surprises and interesting suggestions.

People and colors of Isntanbul

The light, the colors, her people make a unique mosaic of contrasts that attracts and excites curiosity .... What is the human-environment interaction and how this is reflected in the image?

The Carnival of Naxos

The Carnival peak days are between the 24th and 27th of February and Naxos is getting prepared for this year to present its best festive side with special happenings.


The island has seen an unprecedented participation during the celebration of its carnival customs and people embraced and participated with enthusiasm  the various events.

Gallery Beaches


Gallery Monuments


Gallery Towers


Gallery Villages


Jacob Cabanelis

"There, I found myself and my destination",
has the great playwright stated when he returned to Greece and he attended many performances at the Art Theatre of Karolos Koun.

Naxos Art and Music Festival

The Naxos Art and Music Festival, which took place for the first time in our island between 10-13th of May, has been a great success.

Photographers of Naxos honor to Antoni Mathiaso

Moments of sensitivity and might, snapshots of life immobilized in absolute time. The photos by Antony Mathiaso captured us with their immediacy.
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