The Folk Dance Festival, named after dance teacher Diamantis Palaiologos, will take place on Skopelos from Saturday the 27th of August until Monday the 29th of August 2016 for the fourth time. The dance festival is organized under the auspices of the Municipality of Skopelos and the National Commission of UNESCO, and with generous contributions from individual donors and numerous volunteers. On Saturday all dancers from all over Greece, Cyprus and Nepal will gather in the harbour and will start dancing around the seafront. This is great to see. After this the dancers will go to the municipal amphitheatre, where all performances will be held. This theatre lies on the ring road but can also be reached by walking through the village. All performances start at 21.00 hours. Take a pillow to sit on because you will be there for a couple of hours. Entrance free.