Chania Cultural Events in August
Sunday 2/8 Theatre of East Trench
The traditional band Aruanda from Brazil with 30 dancers and musicians. Free Entrance
Monday 3/8 Theatre of East Trench
Concert with the Music Band and Mixed Chorus of Chania Municipality. Tribute to Michalis Sougioul. Starting at 9pm. Entrance 10 Euros.
Wednesday 5/8 and Thursday 6/8 Theatre of East Trench
Bertolt Brecht – Kurt Weill «The Threepenny Opera”, with Kariofyllia Karambeti, Stelios Mainas, Renia Louizidou and more. Starting at 9:30pm. Entrance 22 and 17 Euros
Thursday 6/8 Yard of the Former French School.
Concert with Sinfonietta of Chania Municipality in Vivaldi’s works. Conducted by Alexandros Myrat. Starting at 9:30pm. Entrance 20 – 15 Euros
Friday 7/8 Theatre of East Trench
Concert with Michalis Tzouganakis. Starting at 9pm. Entrance Fee 18 Euros
Saturday 8/8 and Sunday 9/8 Theatre of East Trench
CORONET Theatre presents Rob Becker ‘s «Caveman». Starting at 9:30pm. Entrance Fee: 23 – 18 Euros
Monday 10/8 Theatre of East Trench
Concert with Giannis Kotsiras, Rallia Christidou and Myronas Stratis. Starting at 9.30pm. Entrance Fee 20 €
Wednesday 12/8 Theatre of East Trench
Theatrical Play with the acclaimed Russian Theatre «Flying Tsars» presenting a spectacle full of music and dance. Starting at 9pm. Entrance Fee 18-12 Euros
Thursday 13/8 Theatre of East Trench
Alfa Theatre presents the play “Anny Sullivan’s Miracle” by William Gibson, with Pegky Trikalioti, Georgia Maurogeorgi and more. Starting at 9.30pm. Entrance Fee 22-17 Euros
The Magical Teetotums present “Sitos Sitarakis, the Big Small one”. The story of little Sitos (Wheat) and his journey around the world. Starting at 9.30pm. Entrance Fee 12 Euros
Thursday 20/8 Theatre of East Trench
Aristophanes’ “Thesmoforiazouses” with Vassilis Tsivilikas and Giorgos Konstantinou. Starting at 9pm. Entrance Fee 23 – 15 €
Friday 21/8 and Saturday 22/8
Orfeus Theatrical Group presents Bacches”, with Maria Tzombanaki, Michalis Kalambokis etc. Entrance Fee: 15 euro
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23/8
Peace and Friendship of People Park, 6p, A Philanthropic Event organized by pupils of the 2nd Lyceum.
Sunday 23/8 Venizeleio Odeon of Chania
Recital of Violoncello – Piano with Michael Choipel and Markos Kotsias. Starting at 9pm. Free Entrance
Monday 24/8 Theatre of East Trench
Philanthropic Event with the Art Group “En Chordais”. Concert with Traditional Songs from Asia Minor and Konstantinople. Starting at 9pm. Entrance Fee 15 Euros (incomings will go to institutions of the Metropolis)
Tuesday 25/8 Theatre of East Trench
Zina Theatre Lysistrate by Aristophanes, directed by Thymios Karakatsanis, with Thymios Karakatsanis and Stathis Psaltis. Starting at 9pm. Entrance Fee 24-17 Euros
Wednesday 26/8 Old Harbor of Chania
An Event with Music, videos and fireworks. With Actors and the Mixed Choir of Chania Municipality. Starting at 9pm.
Saturday 29/8 San Salvatore (former XENIA)
Concert with Music Band and the Mixed Choir of Chania Municipality. They will present “Romiosini” written by Giannis Ritsos and composed by Mikis Theodorakis, and “Mauthausen” by Iakovos Kampanellis. Starting at 9pm
Monday 31/8 Theatre of East Trench
Tribute to Stelios Kazantzidis with the Band and Philharmonic Orchestra of Chania. Free Entrance. Starting at 9.30pm.
Chania Cultural Events in September 2009
Tuesday 1/9 Theatre of East Trench
“Fairytale with No Name”, concert organized during the International Scientific Convention about the Renewable Sources of Energy and Environmental Protection. Starting at 9pm. Free Entrance.
Inauguration of Morfou Park (at the junction of Deroukakis and Ethnikis Antistaseos Streets, Lentariana).
Thursday 3/9 Theatre of East Trench
Concert with Alkinoos Ioannidis. Starting at 9.30pm. Entrance 20 Euros.
Name Giving Event, honoring “Florentini Kaloutsi”, with the Children Choir of Chania Municipality.
Friday 4/9 until Sunday 6/9 Concerts with the Children Choir of Chania Municipality
- Friday 4/9, Agios Konstantinos, Nea Hora, 8pm
- Saturday 5/9, Splantzia Square, 8pm
- Sunday 6/9, Old Harbor Chania, 8pm
Directed by Giorgos Kaloutsis, Piano: Nikos Perrakis. 10 Traditional Evenings in Neighborhoods of our Town
With the Traditional Clubs of “Lykeio Ellinidwn”, “Kritikes Mandares”, “Eterokrites”, Kainouriohoritisses, Laografik Club of Chania, “Leventogenna Kriti” “Dance Club of Chania”, “Pancretan Club of Breeches Bearers”, “Stavraetoi”, “Sfakia”, Tourist Association Crete, “Faros”.
Monday 7/9 Nea Hora Beach
Sardine Feast, organized by Institutions and Associations of the Nea Hora town.
Exhibitions in Chania Summer 2009
Wednesday 29/7 – 4/8: Giali Tzamisi. Exhibition of Works of Art from the Club “Friends of Art” of Chania. Opening Hours: 10.30am – 2.30pm and 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Saturday 31/7 – 9/8: Old Customs House, Agricultural August 2009. An exhibition dedicated to organic products, with the Municipality of Chania and Private Participants.Opening Hours 8pm-12am.
Monday 17/8 – Sunday 30/8: Old Customs House,Exhibition of Old Cars Opening Hours 10am – 2.30pm and 5pm -12am
Monday 24/8 – Friday 28/8: Venetian Arsenals,Exhibitions of Stamps of Lighthouses, by Konstantinos KorresOpening 24/8 7pmOpening Hours 10am -1pm and 7pm-10pm
Wednesday 26/8 – Wednesday 30/9: Venetian Arsenals,Exhibitions of Lighthouses, with additional material from the personal collection of Gisis Papageorgiou.Opening 26/8 7pm. Opening Hours 9.30am-3pm and 6.30pm-9.30pm
Saturday 29/8 – Wednesday 2/9: Venetian Arsenals, Exhibition of Photography “Morfou- A Scream of Agony”. The Occupied Morfou in Cyprus, 35 years after the invasion of the Turks, depicted by the Photographer Loukianos, from Morfou.Opening 29/8 at 7pmOpening Hours: 10am-2pm and 7pm-10pm (except for Wednesday Afternoon)
Cultural Events in Crete for Summer 2009