Walking Towards Tradition: Women in Traditional Costumes, Olympos, Karpathos Island
Step into the vibrant world of Olympos, Karpathos Island, Greece, with this captivating black and white photography print. The image portrays two women gracefully walking towards the iconic church of Olympos, adorned in the traditional local costumes known as sakofoustano. This timeless depiction captures the essence of a cherished tradition and celebrates the cultural heritage of the region.
Celebrating the Dormition of the Virgin in Olympos
The print encapsulates the spirit of the annual celebration of the Dormition of the Virgin, which takes place on 15 August. As the day unfolds, the village of Olympos comes alive with vibrant colors, joyful laughter, and a sense of community. The girls of Olympos, dressed in their exquisite traditional costumes, embark on a procession through the village's narrow streets, making their way to the church to honor the Virgin and share blessings with loved ones.
Discover More from Olympos on Karpathos Island Collection
Immerse yourself further in the captivating beauty of Olympos on Karpathos Island by exploring the dedicated collection of black and white photography wall art. Each piece captures the essence of this enchanting destination, offering a unique glimpse into its cultural heritage, picturesque landscapes, and cherished traditions. Discover the timeless charm of Olympos through the lens of George Tatakis and adorn your space with the magic of this Greek island.