This year Carnival in Xanthi celebrates its 50th anniversary and promises to locals and visitors of this picturesque town located in northern Greece, entertainment and fun from 6 to 23 February 2015.
As part of the carnival there will be held the numerous folk, cultural and artistic events.
The culmination of the festival will be a great carnival procession on the last Sunday of the carnival period on 22 February. After an impressive parade there will be held a traditional action "Burning of the King." There will fireworks performance during the closer of the carnival.
The events of Thracian folk festivals – Xanthi Carnival will be held under the auspices of Municipality of Xanthi – the cultural center of municipality of Xanthi and regional cultural bodies.