Syros Events & Calendar 2018

3rd TRIMORE Syros Triathlon 2018

TRIMORE Syros Triathlon is one of the biggest events that will take place on Syros island this June.If you are a sports enthusiast, or are simply traveling to Syros in June, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to take part in the 3rd TRIMORE Syros Triathlon. This four-day sporting event will take place on June 21-24, and is expected to offer an amazing experience to both participants and spectators.

People of all ages will compete on a 750m swim race, a 20km bike race, and a 5km run race inside the city of Ermoupolis. A kid’s triathlon, a 5km city run race for all, the revival of an Olympic sea sport (obstacle swimming), as well as various other non-sporting events promise to create a memorable experience for everyone.

3rd TRIMORE Syros Triathlon 2018

The International Festival of the Aegean is one of the biggest events that will take place on Syros island this July.The International Festival of the Aegean, which is held annually on the island of Syros, is now entering its 14th season. This year it will be taking place from the 15th to the 29TH of July. The event attracts world-class musicians, actors, and dancers, thus making Syros a perfect summer holiday destination for all art lovers.

25th Hermoupolis Guitar Festival

Hermoupolis Guitar Festival is one of the biggest events that will take place on Syros island this July.Hermoupolis Guitar Festival was founded in 1994, and is considered to be one of the top guitar festivals in Greece. It will take place on July 23-27, in Hermoupoli, the capital of Syros. The event brings leading performers to the island of Syros every year, to inspire and showcase their talent. It also gives children, young people, and adults the opportunity to participate in workshops, competitions, and music ensembles. Don’t miss the chance to join this open guitaristic event this summer in Syros.

Syros International Film Festival 2018

Syros International Film Festival will take place on Syros island this summer.The 6th annual Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) is going to be held from July 17-22 on Syros island. The Festival, that first started in 2013, showcases both Greek and international independent films through workshops, thematic screenings, competition sections, talks, and parallel exhibitions. If you are a film lover, Syros is without doubt a great holiday destination this summer.

The Rembetika Festival

Syros Rembetiko Festival DalarasThis five-day event is dedicated to the “patriarch” of the genre, Vamvakaris – known lovingly by his fans as Markos – who was born in 1905 on Syros. Markos is credited with popularising Rembetiko, the blues music of Greece.

The festival highlights Vamvakaris’ contribution through documentaries, concerts, exhibitions, book presentations, lectures and children’s events. Workshops, meanwhile, will focus on bouzouki playing practices and techniques. The festival runs from August 29 – September 2.

Syros City Trail

The 2nd Syros City Trail is a running event that will take place on Syros island this September.Syros City Trail proved to be an important athletic event attracting hundreds of professional and amateur runners to Hermoupoli, the capital of Syros. After the event’s success in 2015, the 4th Syros City Trail is set for September 1 this year. The event aims at promoting the historical heritage of Hermoupolis via major attractions along the running routes.

Calendar 2018