THE MITATO* OF AMORGOS

*a stone hut providing shelter to shepherds

Through our engagement with the paths and other manmade elements of the island, we have ascertained the need for action towards their protection and promotion.

OUR NEWS

The Mitato of Amorgos participates in the 5th islander's forum (PAROS ISLAND, 28-30/10/2022)

The Mitato of Amorgos participated in the 5th Islanders’ Forum which was successfully organised by the Cyclades Preservation Fund (CPF), ....

Νέα επιτυχημένη ολοκλήρωση του Εργαστηρίου Ξερολιθιάς «Η Αμοργιανή Μαστοριά» για δεύτερη συνεχόμενη χρονιά

This year, from 10 to 14 October 2022, three local masons, with the assistance of 35 participants that attended the works on site, have created 14 new cobblestone “kadenes” (steps), with a total length of 33 metres, and restored 10 parts of sustaining dry stone walls, with a total length of 39.30 metres.

2nd Dry Stone Workshop “The Amorgian Craftsmanship” 10-14 october 2022

The Mitato of Amorgos is extremely pleased to announce the 2nd Dry Stone Workshop “The Amorgian Craftsmanship”, taking place from 10 to 14 October 2022 on Amorgos.

“The history of water” wins first prize at the celebrate islands 2022 contest

The Mitato of Amorgos participated and won first prize in the theme of Sustainable Management of Water Resouces with the project “The History of Water”

Completion of the dry stone workshop “The Amorgian craftsmanship”

The first Dry Stone Workshop “The Amorgian Craftsmanship” was successfully completed on Friday 15 October 2021.

Participation in the 17th International Congress on Dry Stone Walling, Kovanle, Croatia 2021

The International Scientific Society for Dry Stone Interdisciplinary Study (SPS) organized the 17th International Congress...

Dry Stone Workshop “The Amorgian Craftsmanship” 11 - 15 October 2021

We are happy to announce the Dry Stone Workshop “The Amorgian Craftsmanship”, organized by the Mitato of Amorgos from 11 to 15 October 2021 on Amorgos.

Participation in the Social Dynamo empowerment program of Bodossaki Foundation

We are very proud and happy that The Mitato of Amorgos has been selected among the 44 environmental organizations to participate in the Empowerment Program of the Social Dynamo initiative of Bodossaki Foundation.

Path clearing – Cultural route 2, Chora-Katapola

On 28 February 2021, a beautiful sunny day and as a farewell to winter, we organized the clearing of path number 2, between Chora and Katapola.

Path clearing – Cultural route 8, Richti -Katapola

Continuing our path clearing works, the Mitato of Amorgos completed clearing of marked path 8 of the cultural route network of Amorgos...

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For Amorgos

For the Cyclades

For the history and knowledge hidden in the cobblestoned paths, the dry stone walls

For the villages carved out of stone

For the sea, spring of life and culture

For the island environment and its unique secrets

For the tradition that remains alive, following nature, time and space

For the people that give life to the soil and stone

For everything that makes the Aegean complex so beautiful and so unique.

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