December 4th, the Region of Crete hosts the 20th “Minoan Feat” long-distance footrace from Phaistos to the Minoan Palace of Knossos.
Coming August 21st – Greek Lighthouses Open to the Public
Coming up on International Lighthouse Day, 28 of Greece’s lighthouses will be open to the public in celebration.
IHF Beach Handball Championships Continue at Karteros in Heraklion
Today, the knockout round in the Youth division features the quarter-finals and the semi-finals leading to tomorrow’s championship match.
Crete Aftershocks Continue In the Wake of 6+ Magnitude Events
More aftershocks hit offshore of Crete in the wake of two magnitude 6.0 plus seismic events that struck the island in the past weeks.
Coming Up This Month The Serifos Sunset Race 2021
September 24-26, the Serifos Sunset Race will be held with the cooperation of the South Aegean Region and the Municipality of Serifos.
Stelios Rokkos – Melina Aslanidou “Live Your Life” Tour Comes to Crete
Coming to Heraklion’s Pancretan Stadium August 21st, Stelios Rokkos and Melina Aslanidou will perform in a special concert “Live your life.”
Culture Minister Lina Mendoni – “We don’t want a summer without culture”
Greece’s Ministry of Culture is determined to reboot contemporary culture at heritage sites across the country.
Greece’s March 25th Parades Cancelled Due to COVID-19
Greek regional governors and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis have decided to cancel the parades for the March 25 holiday.
GNTO Promotes Greek Isles Through Open Water Sports Tourism Events
The GNTO has announced its support to three major water sports competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.
Posidonia 2020 Could Be Biggest Ever Maritime Meetup
The 2020 Posidonia exhibition is on course to see record numbers of exhibitors and visitors this summer, serving the Greek shipping industry.
Kathryn Hunter to Portray Prometheus at Ancient Theater of Epidaurus
Kathryn Hunter, will portray Prometheus in the upcoming Stavros Tsakiris production of Aeschylus’ “Prometheus Bound.”
Amazing Cycladic Antiquities Exhibition Hits Greek Isles This Summer
An extensive and extremely fascinating series of exhibitions have been organized on the Cyclades islands this summer by the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities.
The Santorini Experience 2018 in Pictures
The much talked about ”Santorini Experience 2018” competition of running and swimming finished off last week on the magnificent Greek island. Competitors and spectators from around the world enjoyed a stellar three day festival of sport and touristic magic. Argo would like to share the magic with you with stunning video and Instagram from Santorini.
First Ever SwimRunHydra Runs November 16 Thru 18
The first-ever SwimRunHydra will be held from 16 to 18 November on the popular island of Hydra. The event is part of the TRIMORE Multisports TOUR and is co-organised by the Municipality of Hydra and Sailing Club of Hydra.
Russian Marathoner Wins 9th Psiloritis Race
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.