3rd Mushroom Feast program

The Museum is hosting the 3rd Annual Mushroom Feast!

The Feast will take place in the central square of Kalampaka (Rigas Feraios square) at 29, 30 September and 1 October.

We look forward to welcome you to the Feast!

Here is the program:

Friday 29 September

10:00 Place preparation
14:00 Guest arrival
18:00 The Feast begins!
18:15 Activities for children: stilts, clowns and face painting
19:30 Shadow puppetry with Kosmas Panagiokas
20:45 Dancing show with the dance school of Dimitra Kanata
21:30 Concert by the Orchestra of «Vasilis Tsitsanis» Museum with dance happenings from the Dancing Club of Trikala


Saturday 30 September

10:30 Group formation for mushroom hunting
10:30 Group formation for truffle hunting
12:00 Activities for children with clowns and face painting
13:00 Return of teams – mushroom identification
19:00 Seminar about mushrooms by Mr George Konstantinidis, in chief of Greek Mushroom Society and Mrs Olga Gortzi, President and Professor of the department of Nutrition and Dietetics of TEI of Thessaly
19:00 Mushroom cooking – 10 chefs cook! Free mushroom food and truffle pasta
19:30 Activities for children with a little bit of… magic!
21:00 Welcome speeches
21:15 Concert with «the Teasers» band and dance happenings with the dance school of Dimitra Kanata
22:30 Concert with «Manitarock» band and dance happenings with the Dance Club of Trikala


Sunday 1 October

10:00 Activities for children: painting and sculpture workshops and face painting
10:30 Concert with the «Vgotzakia» Cretan band
11:00 Traditional dances by the Dance Club of Trikala
14:30 End of the Feast



  1. During the Mushroom Feast the Museum will be open from 10.00 to 20.00.
  2. During the feast, there will be a Photography Exhibition by members of the Photography Group of Trikala in the Asproparis auditorium, in the Museum,
  3. On Saturday from 10.00 to 18.00 and Sunday from 10.00 to 14.00 there will be hourly guided tours for the visitors of the Museum.