What’s On

May 29 - June 30, 2015: Photography by Platonas Rivellis
Grace Mykonos is proud to host the solo exhibition of renowned photographer Platonas Rivellis, presenting panoramic format black and white photographs belonging to his "Minimalism" series (1999-2010). The photography will be displayed in the hotel's boutique art gallery.
In parallel, Skoufa Gallery in Mykonos town will showcase square format black and white photographs from the "Monumental" series (1995-2007), square format colour photographs from the "Joie de Vivre" series (2012-2015) and 35mm black and white and colour photographs from the "Chapels of Syros" series (2010-2013).
Platon Rivellis was born in 1945 in Athens and has been living on the island of Syros since 2000. He is a photographer, teacher of photography and author of theoretical books on photography and the cinema. Since 1981, he has delivered more than 500 seminars and lectures throughout Greece and Cyprus on photography and cinema, and is one of the most well-known Greek photographers of all time.
Grace Mykonos: 29 May – 30 June 2015
Skoufa Gallery Mykonos: 30 May - 10 June 2015

June: Mykonos Biennale – a festival where art meets philosophy, with exhibitions, installations, music and dance performances throughout the island.

August 12: Virgin Mary Tourliani Festival – processions in Ano Mera will take you to the Monastery of Panagia Tourliani for religious feasting and ceremonies.

August 19-23: XLSIOR International Gay Festival – now in its sixth year, this five-day festival makes the most of Mykonos's legendary nightlife, bringing in a host of DJs and artists from the gay scene.

September: Harvest Festival – an annual festival which takes place on the second Sunday of September at the Agricultural Museum, within the traditional 'Boni Windmill'. A great opportunity to join in with the pressing of the grapes, sample some local food and wine and enjoy traditional music.

The patron saints of Mykonos are honoured with festivals and parades throughout the summer. Local churches organise traditional feasts and friends come together to enjoy music and traditional dancing. Look out for these dates during your stay, where visitors are welcome to join the celebrations:
June 30 - Agion Apostolon
July 26 - Agia Paraskevi
July 27 - Agios Panteleimon
August 15 - Panagia Tourliani
August 29 - Agios Ioannis