On July 13th and 14th, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation welcomed Greek artists and producers to Crete for the second edition of the “blueFest Crete | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival dedicated to Greek art, culture, and gastronomy. Held at the Minos Beach art hotel, the “blueFest Crete 19” event made strides to promote the […]
Coming up July 20th through the 24th, the Amari Green Festival 2019 is one of Crete’s major cultural events in the heart of the island.
A Siberian runner bests a throng of competitors to reach the summit (2,456 meters) of Crete’s tallest peak, Psilopritis Mountain (Mt. Ida). In a race event spanning two days, runners from 20 nations competed in a variety of events in celebration of Crete, Minoan, and Greek traditions. The call to “Run in the footsteps of Zeus” was answered by Russian Dmitrii Usharov and many others at the 9th annual Psiloritis Race on Crete.
On April 5th, 2018 a small group of local entrepreneurs and regional stakeholders met in the Crete town of Argyroupoli, in Rethymno Prefecture, to discuss a cultural tourism initiative for rural areas of the island.