CULTURE – SPORTS
The agenda of the cultural programs in Syros is full of old favorite habits but also new surprises. With a background of the neoclassical Ermoupolis, the medieval alleys of Ano Syros, the picturesque villages and its beautiful beaches, Syros promises unique moments of culture. Combining traditional and modern elements, it has the power to take the young and the elderly on a journey through the Arts, Letters, Tradition and noble rivalry in Sports
Every year locals and visitors enjoy unforgettable multicultural experiences consisting of great music, dance and theatrical performances, exhibitions by renowned artists and a variety of art events. Also, there are many music evenings culminating in big concerts of older and more contemporary artists, as well as traditional festivities in the villages
Of course, the world famous Festivals such as the “International Argentine Tango Festival” and the “Rebetiko Festival” as well as the “International Film Festival” and the “International Animation Festival”, which attract people from all over the world, hold a prominent place in this cultural agenda.
Finally, we cannot fail to mention the sports activities that the island has to offer, where the well-known “LG AegeanBall Festival” takes place as the largest basketball summer event in Greece, the “Syros Triathlon” with participants from many countries and Syros Run the most important road sporting event in the Cyclades and one of the best in all of Greece. It is also worth noting the “Syros SUP” the competition of stand up paddle surfing in Finikas, the Beach Volleyball and Racket Tournaments and even the “Hellas Beetles Synchro Cup” International Synchronized Swimming Tournament.