Our Festivals

Lenaia
Date: 12 Kissos
Dionysos is roused from wintery slumber by his Mainades.

Anthesteria
Date: 11-13 Stephanos
Dionysos is wedded to the King’s wife in the Ox-shed while the Dead come for a visit.

The Dionysia
Date: 10-17 Thyrsos
The tragic myths of Dionysos are acted out on stage.

Agrionia
Date: 28 Kantharos
Destructive madness is cured through dance and drugs.

Aletideia
Date: 29 Prosopon
The Hanged Maidens are honored through dance.

Pannychia
Date: 2-3 Diktya
The long night of Ariadne is commemorated.

Oschophoria
Date: 7 Botrys
Mysteries of the Midnight Sun are celebrated.

Lampteria
Date: 11 Boukranion
The Wild Ones go in search of the God with torches.

Foundation Day
Date: 8-31 December
Commemorates the foundation of the Bakcheion.