Photonisos Arts & Culture Non-Profit Civil Society organized the 1st ‘’East End – Samos Arts Festival’’ in August 2020, in collaboration with 5 communities and 9 associations of Samos.

Since then, festival events have been hosted in Karlovasi and the following villages: Kontakeika, Konteika, Lekka, Hydroussa, Kastania, Platanos, Marathokampos, Ormos Marathokampou, Agioi Theodoroi, and Kallithea.

The annual ‘’East End – Samos Arts Festival’’, along with the cultural activities organized by Photonisos throughout the year, aims to bring the residents (children, adolescents, and adults) of the frontier island of Samos into direct contact with expressions of contemporary art and culture.”