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Psimeni raki Festival

Psimeni raki Festival

Psimeni Raki festival is one of the most interesting summer events in Amorgos. It takes place on July 26 every year in Katapola's main square.

Visitors are served psimeni raki and pasteli in abundance, while the festival continues with traditional music and dancing from local bands until early in the morning.
Psimeni raki: It is often confused with rakomelo, but although it contains similar ingredients, psimeni raki is a completely different beverage. It is a kind of local home liqueur made from raki, honey and spices or dried fruit in different variations.