Fistiki Festival

Under the imaginative title “Hold on my beloved pistachio tree” a daily workshop was held in 2008 on the initiative of the residents of Aegina. Serving as a stage for presenting inter alia the valuable experience of Bronte, a pistachio-producing town in Sicily, this event gave rise to the establishment of the famous Fistiki Fest (fistiki stands for pistachio in Greek). Since then, the Fistiki Fest, embraced wholeheartedly by all Aegina residents, takes place every year in September and has become... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Sorros Dairy Farm

Located one breath away from Athens, the Saronic Golf Islands have become a popular holiday destination, mostly for the Athenians. Thus, except for tourism, there are hardly any other professional activities developed and namely in the primary sector. The Sorros dairy farm in Aegina, of a family with a long tradition in meat and dairy products, is a shining exception to this rule. Nektarios, the father, is responsible for the cattle. Epistimi, the mother, runs the butcher shop that is located... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Philippos Hellenic Goods

What happens when a company brings together the Swiss rationalism and professionalism, the Greek way of looking at life – remaining unaltered for centuries -, the quality of life in Greece, fantasy and creativity? The answer is quite simple; a very successful business, a little gem – showcase of European entrepreneurship -, a company celebrating the successful synthesis of Greece’s long-term legacy in producing olive oil- olive trees caressed by Greece’s ample sunlight and its unique climate... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Eleni Kypraiou

I met Eleni Kypraiou during an event – actually during the filming of “Elliniko Proino” (Greek Breakfast) TV programme dedicated to the island of Aegina. Fascinated by Eleni’s interventions and her radiant personality, further to her invitation to visit her estate, next thing I knew, I found myself in Aegina early dawn on the very next day. At her mansion, over coffee served with delicious goodies, I learned that Eleni’s grandparents came from the island of Hydra and that, as a compensation... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Fistiki Aiginis

Fistiki (pistachio) is the fruit of the pistachio-tree, a small deciduous tree. Pistachio is native to Iran with the earliest traces of the fruit being eaten dating back to the 7th millennium BC. The pistachio-tree ranges among the trees known after the conquests of Alexander the Great. During the Byzantine Empire, pistachios used to be very popular and were offered in the eateries as appetizer to accompany wine. Currently, pistachio-trees are widely cultivated in Asia, the Mediterranean and the United... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Fistiki Aiginis PDO – Nikos Tzitzis

Aegina Dry Nuts The company “Fistiki Aiginis PDO” – Nikos Tzitzis, under the trading name “AIGINA® – Dry Nuts” is a family business that was founded in 1952, when Giannis Tzitzis decided to process and package himself the pistachios growing on his estates. To this end, the company’s field of activity is the production, processing (cleaning, sorting), roasting and packaging of this unique local product of Aegina. Equipped with imported state-of-the-art machinery, the company’s... διαβάστε περισσότερα

The exhibition “VOYAGE”, Museum Herakleidon

VOYAGE-Greek Shipbuilding and Seafaring from antiquity to modern times The exhibition VOYAGE-Greek Shipbuilding and Seafaring from antiquity to modern times is being extended through August 27th, 2017 (Opening hours: Daily and weekends 10:00-18:00, Thursday 10:00-20:00, Ap. Pavlou 37, Thissio-Athens, +30-211.0126486, museum@herakleidon-art.gr). “Voyage” presents the history of Greek seafaring in the Aegean and the Mediterranean from prehistoric times to the middle of the 20th century.... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Dora Stratou Dance Theatre

The living museum of Greek dance, since 1953. A public-benefit institution subsidized by the Ministry of Culture and the National Tourism Organization under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens. -  Daily performances in the its 800-seat garden theatre, located on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis -  A company of 75 dancers, musicians and folk singers -  A collection of over 2,000 village-made costumes, with jewels and other works of folk art worn on stage. -  School providing... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Kosmas Marina

It is located at the coastal area in southern Attica, next to Glyfada city. Agios Kosmas marina, which served as the starting point of the sailing competitions of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, comprises exceptional seaside facilities able to accommodate a broad range of activities. The marina is located at the coastal area in southern Attica, next to the city of Glyfada, 15km away from the city centre of Athens, 25km driving distance from the international airport “ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS”... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Alimos Marina

Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece with 1080 berths. The Marina is located South West of Athens 15 Km from the city center, 8 Km South of Piraeus port and 30 km from El. Venizelos International Airport. It is served by a dense transportation network of Trams, Buses and Taxis, with stations 500 meters from the Marina. Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece with 1080 berths while there is a dry docking area for approximately 600 boats. The marina can accommodate... διαβάστε περισσότερα