Although Makrigialos belongs to a different municipality, if you happen to be there in middle August, do not miss the Night of Traditional Cretan Cuisine on August 13th.
August 13 – Makrigialos Harbor: Residents and locals from Makrigialos will search and discover old Cretan recipes, will cook them and make a large open buffet with traditional Cretan dishes. The event will be accompanied by traditional Cretan musicians and artists. Free Entrance. Starting at 9pm
These are the events organized by Lefki Municipality in 2009. Municipality of Lefki is located in South Eastern Crete and includes villages Xirokambos, Zakros and Kato Zakros, Handras, Goudouras, Etia and more. You can reach this area from Sitia, Makrigialos and Ierapetra.
August 2nd, Etia village: Operetta night with arias and duets in Greek Language, performed by fresh voices with a good mood. Tenor, Nikos Karagiaouris, Mezzo Soprano Miranda Georgaki, Piano Giorgos Ziavras. Free Entrance. Starting at 9pm
August 4th, Xirokambos village: Concert with the group “Salonika’s Children”, playing music by Hadjidakis, Theodorakis, Kougioumtzis etc. Conductor: Giannakakis Dimitrios. Free Entrance. Starting at 9pm
August 5th, Goudouras village: “Salonika’s Children”. Free entrance. Starting at 9pm
August 7th, Ziros village. Vaggelis’ Korakakis band presents a program full of laika songs written by the composer himself, and a selection of important laika songs depicting the history of the genre in Greece. Songs by Markos Vamvakaris, Tsitsanis, Kaldaras, Zampetas, Akis Panou, as well as from Hadjidakis and Theodorakis. Free Entrance.. Starting at 9pm
August 8th, Mesa Apidia village: A night of music and dance with Vaggelis Vardakis in violin. Organized by the Club of Apidiana Locals of Attica “The Rebirth”.
Cultural Events in Crete for Summer 2009