A big festival, called Miaoulia, takes place in Hydra the weekend closest to the 21st June, to honor Admiral Miaoulis, a most important man of the Greek Revolution in 1821. The festival lasts for three days and it is a part of the “Navy Week“. During Miaoulia one can see custom dances and sports among the others. Miaoulia comes to its closure with fireworks and the representation of the burning of the turkish flagship the last day of the festival. You can participate to the festival by booking a ticket with the cruise boat from Tolo port.