CULTURE OF PIERIA
The cultural identity of the region is reflected in a series of cultural and religious events which will keep the visitor fully occupied throughout his stay. The Olympus Festival is distinguished by high quality theatrical productions, concerts, talks and other events, and the International Folklore Festival brings music and dancing from round the world. Typical local religious festivals, such as those of Agia Theofania, Easter and others, as well as national celebrations and local fairs take place all the year round. The exhibitions which are put on in the Art Galleries, musical schools, theatrical workshops attached to the cultural organisations and institutions, and the professional and educational establishments provide Pieria with a rich and vibrant contemporary cultural life. It is notable that there are also a number of publishers and writers at work in the region.