Medieval Rose Festival

medival-festivalMedieval Festival of Rhodes is a living history event

Help us maintain the local cultural heritage & highlight the ignored value of Rhodes’ medieval monuments.

21 June: Medival Feast of Lindos

26 -29 June: Rhodes Medival Town Feast

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Detailed programme for the weekend events of 27th and 28th June

part of the 8th Medieval Festival of Rhodes which will take at Argirocastrou Square, Rhodes Old Town

27th of June – Argirocastrou Square

  • 18:30 Opening Medieval Parade from Saint Paul’s port/ Lindos
  • 18:50 Bagpipes and drums at the main stage
  • 19:00 Medieval Oriental Dance- University’s Team
  • 19:10 Medieval swordplay- Arma North Athens
  • 19:20 Mandragora’s Dance- Stilt walkers
  • 19:30 The loss of the knight – Swordplay performance
  • 19:40 Branle choreography – Dance with us!
  • 20:00 Trio Bastardi – An interactive, waggish performance
  • 20:20 Dedicated to a knight* -Dancer: Sandra Boulgari
  • 20:30 Mandragora’s dance- Stilt walkers
  • 20:40 The mysterious Gothan magician
  • 21:10 Alma Salto- Bagpipes and tabors. Music performance
  • 21:30 Black Death in Medieval Rhodes (Greek)-
  • 21:50 Dedicated to a knight* – Dancer : Sandra Boulgari
  • 22:00 The Mysterious Gothan magician
  • 22:30 Ambient Oriental Dance- University’s team
  • 22:35 Black Death in Medieval Rhodes (English) –A dramatized dance performance.
  • 22:50 Medieval pageant in the streets of the Old Town
  • 23:10 Alma Salto – Bagpipes and percussion instruments

28th of June – Argirocastrou Square

  • 18:30 Opening Medieval parade from Saint Paul’s port / Lindos
  • 18:50 Bagpipes and drums at the main stage
  • 19:00 Medieval Oriental dance – University’s Team
  • 19:10 Medieval Swordplay- Arma North Athens
  • 19:20 Mandragora’s dance – Stilt walkers
  • 19:30 The loss of the knight – Swordplay performance
  • 19:40 Rhodes Mixed Municipal Choir – Art Director: Michalis Kalaetzis
  • 20:00 Trio Bastardi – An interactive ,waggish performance
  • 20:20 Dedicated to a knight* – Dancer : Sandra Boulgari
  • 20:30 Branle choreography- Dance with us!
  • 20:45 Rhodes Mixed Municipal Choir- Art director: Michalis Kalaetzis21:00 Alma Salto – Music performance with bagpipes and tabors
  • 21:30 Black Death in Medieval Rhodes (English)- A dramatized dance performance
  • 21:50 Dedicated to a knight* -Dancer : Sandra Boulgari
  • 22:00 Trio Bastardi – An interactive, waggish performance
  • 22:20 Ambient Oriental Dance – University’s Team
  • 22:30 Black Death in Medieval Rhodes (Greek) – A dramatized dance performance.
  • 22:45 Medieval pageant in the streets of the Old Town
  • 23:15 Alma Salto: Bagpipes and percussion instruments

At Argirocastro Square you can also attend:
Storytelling for children-19:00 , 20:00 , 21:00

Additionally you will find on the square: the Silversmith, the Medieval Housewife, Swordplay Workshop from Arma North Athens, the Hagiographer, the knights corps

Castings made of pewter by Frank Knock, The enormous town crier, The Joggler, The horse man, “Melekouni” exchanging network.

The Alchemist’s Magic Workshop where quackery and lucky charms are made, Medieval Tavern with all sorts of roasted meat, The Wine Cellar, Rhodian traditional sweets.

Bagpipes, tabors, stilt walkers, alchemists, Medieval dances all conducted by the new volunteer teams of the association “Medieval Rose”.

*Dedicated to a knight : A dance performance based on Sandra’s Boulgari poem ‘’ Returning back to Avalon’’. Scenography and costume: Faeonas Griparis