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Matala Beach Festival is undoubtedly one of the top hippie festivals in Europe and a pole of attraction for both local and foreign visitors.
The most popular free music Festival in Europe is coming for the 7th consecutive year! Are you ready?
On August 25th, a great feast takes place in the town of Heraklion for the celebration of Agios Titos (Saint Titus).
A group of volunteers are working to restore the region of Lakkos, the old town of Heraklion, and make it something like Plaka in Athens.
The Houdetsi Festival is taking place from August 7th to 10th this year, marking the 5th year of this fantastic festival.
This is the 4th year that the unique Matala Beach Festival is being organized, attracting hippies who resided in the caves of Matala in the 1960s and 1970s. Entrance and camping on the beach is free.
The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Crete was given today, August 1st, to the public after three years of renovation works.
Houdetsi Festival 2013 will take place from August 1st to 4th. Apart from musical concerts, there will also be a crafts market and an exhibition of musical instruments. The famous musician Ross Daly is the artistic director of the festival.
After El Greco, the famous Greek director Giannis Smaragdis is preparing a movie about Nikos Kazantzakis, the most famous Cretan man in the world, as he stressed out.
An ancient windmill was recently discovered within the Venetian walls of Heraklion, in Crete, one of the major fortifications in the Mediterranean.
Between piles of books and hundreds of original writings which have been kept for many years, Dimitris Kalokiris has decided to share the story about his close friendship with the renowned Greek poet Odysseas Elytis.
This weekend, the caves of Matala will host once more the old hippies in this three day festival- meeting for all the flower children.
The Archeological Council is pressing things for the opening of the Archeological Museum of Heraklion that remains closed for many years now.
It has been nearly half a century since the unexpected death of Marilyn Monroe. The best recognized American actress and an appealing persona, she has run a 16-year career and yet her myth lives till today.
Two olive pips and a print of a vine leaf located above a crude brick were recently traced into a well dated back to 3rd millennium BC in Knossos Crete.