Our Festivals

Lenaia
Date: 12 Kissos
(5 January)
Dionysos is roused from wintery slumber by his Mainades.

Anthesteria
Date: 11-13 Stephanos
(4-6 February)
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
(4-10 March)
The tragic myths of Dionysos are acted out on stage.

Agrionia
Date: 28 Kantharos
(20 May)
Destructive madness is cured through dance and drugs.

Aletideia
Date: 30 Prosopon
(20 June)
The Hanged Maidens are honored through dance.

Pannychia
Date: 2-3 Diktya
(22-23 July)
The long night of Ariadne is commemorated.

Oschophoria
Date: 7 Botrys
(24 September)
Mysteries of the Midnight Sun are celebrated.

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

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

Dates in parentheses have been converted to 2020 e.v.

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