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The dowries: the dowry of Ammouliani

September 9 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

The housekeepers in Ammouliani Island are originated from Asia Minor.
They are passioned.
Τhey love cleanliness.
They also love cooking – they are fun of good food.
And the pastries.
With great respect for their heritage.

In Ammouliani, everything beautiful and special is “shown” = shown off!
Wedding favors and dowries are great household items to show off.
It reveals the precocity of every bride, but also that of her mother.

“From the unwrinkled white lace and the collared – untouched by the glue – the bride is praised,” said local women.

The dowries were extended. Complete constructions to show even the embroidered tip of the towel, but also the lacy corner of it. The whole semen always dominated in front and the tablecloth was spread in folds to show the size of the repetition.

A laborious job, but impressive in terms of what it provided.

The dowry treats were official too.
Peaches, almonds, syrups, honeyed, pasties, cakes, buns, rolls, spoon sweets, liqueurs, pies: you left the dowry having gained weight, that was for sure!

In the dowry that is set up today in Ammouliani, all this will pass before our eyes.
Embroidery by embroidery you will see how a custom that dominated until 2 decades ago, is revived for the sake of the place and becomes part of the great celebration of THE ARISTOTELIAN.

Ammouliani “opens the dance of local dowry”, which for one week will be shown in the villages of our Municipality, to remind us that a yard with pots, a kitchen and a living room can become the whole world = of creation and joy.

And in Ammouliani – where the heart of the Aegean Sea and Proikonissos beats – even more!


September 9
6:00 am - 12:00 pm


Municipality Aristotles
+30 2377350003


Ammouliani Central Port
Ammouliani Port
Ammouliani, Halkidiki 63075 Greece
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