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.
Ending 2022 with the completion of "The History of Water"
The Mitato of Amorgos participates in the 4th islander's forum (PAROS ISLAND, 28-30/10/2022)
Another succesful completion of the Dry Stone Workshop "The Amorgian Craftmanship" for the second consecutive year
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. Following the great success of the 1nd Dry Stone Workshop in October 2021, which was realised under the auspices of the Municipality of Amorgos and financed by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Secretariat-General of the Aegean and Island Policy and the Cyclades Preservation Fund, the continuation of the project is deemed necessary in order to enforce its results and extend the study and practice of dry stone.
“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”
Participation in the 17th International Congress on Dry Stone Walling, Kovanle, Croatia 2021
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.
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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.