Wednesday, January 16th, Santo Wines collective will conduct an exclusive wine tasting event presenting prestigious wines from Santorini.
The 1st Annual Archanes Table Tennis School Tournament took place over two days this week. The event, organized by the Archanes Athletic Club Giouchtas 2010, featured young competitors vying for the champion status at the inaugural event, as well as European champions of table tennis. Organized for the purpose of disseminating the good sportsmanship and excellence for the promotion of Olympic Table Tennis, the tournament was sponsored by the Region of Crete and leading local businesses to afford local children an unforgettable experience.
In the late Spring of 2018 the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organisation helped organize an amazing cultural event in Heraklion. The Contemporary Minoans design event held 11 and 12 May at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum should have been made Crete branding exercise, but it wasn’t. Instead, the event stands as a stark reminder of what the term “uncommitted” means for Greece.
Coming up October 20 – 28, the Association of Friends of the Theatre Ierapetra, in cooperation with the Municipality of Ierapetra, SOCIAL.CULTURE.A, and the Hoteliers Association of Ierapetra and Southeast Crete present the 8th pan-Hellenic Festival of Amateur Theatre. The festival is a competition with a focus to strengthen and promote amateur theater and to […]
On Sunday October 7th, 2018, the Athletic Health Club’s CRETE Half Marathon offers runners the unique opportunity to enjoy an idyllic course. Runners of all levels will take part in 10km, 5km, and 1km races.
Coming up Sunday the 23rd and Monday the 24th of September, the Municipality of Platanias, under the auspices of the Region of Crete, will present the 8th Annual Festival “Tourism, Land, and Culture.”
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.
During the Crete trip, from May 10 to 13, international students will travel along with volunteers from the network to learn about Cretan culture via its music, flavors and tours of the island
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.
Coming up June 3rd, the International Mountain Race Psiloritis will challenge the world’s mountain racers to run in the footsteps of mighty Zeus. An event envisioned back in 2008 for Mt. Olympus, Race Psiloritis is now an “one of” international runner’s experience.
Travel Massive Crete, in collaboration with the Cultural Association of Argyroupoli, the Parish of Argyroupoli, the Cretan Gastronomy Center, and the Municipality of Rethymno, will host a culture-inspired summit to mark the Orthodox Good Friday: “Traditions: Powerful Tools for Rural Tourism Development.” Participation is free.
Since 1914 the city of Rethymno, in North-Central Crete, has celebrated a magnificent festive event, the Carnival of Rethymno. This year, as in the past, the town folk will present; parties, masquerades, traditional dancing and music, theater performances, parades, and many other events.
This year’s Epiphany celebration here on Crete, across Greece, and around the world was a joyous and colorful event across seasides and lakeside areas anywhere Orthodox Christians live.
Running all this week on, Tour of Crete is a six stage cycling event that covers some 600 kilometers of some of the most beautiful and rugged landscape in Europe. The trek which began last Sunday will culminate this Friday in Heraklion.
Starting tomorrow, September 25th, “World Tourism Day” comes to Heraklion in Crete. Organized by the Region of Crete, the event will open at St. Catherine’s Square with a sanctification by the Archbishop of Crete Reverend Mr Irenaeus.