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The Mayor of Heraklion presented a few days ago the new museum that opened in the town of Heraklion, in the gate Bethlehem of the Venetian Walls. The museum "El Greco: Return home" includes works of the famous Cretan artist Domenicos Theotokopoulos, also known as El Greco.
Meeting about Energy and Environment- Green responses to climatic changes is organized in Heraklion, Crete, by the political party Ecologist Green.
A German doctor, the director of a Cardiological Clinic in Bavaria, has done researches and surveys and has proven that the Cretan diet reduces the risk of a heart attack on patients with heart problems.
Lato Boutique Hotel, a luxurious hotel in the town of Heraklion Crete, recently got two awards in the 15th World Travel Awards Ceremony for Europe Winners, which was held in Slovakia. In fact, it was awarded as "Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel" and "Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel" for 2008.
The art exhibition that was inaugurated last night in the Basilica of Saint Mark and will last till Saturday, January 17th, is a tribute of honour to many Greek artists.
The Women Association of Hersonisos organize for the 7th year a Christmas Bazaar in Evangelistria square, Hersonisos village. The bazaar will take place in the evening of Sunday, December 7th.
The 7th personal painting exhibition of the architect Charis Vailakis is inaugurated today evening in the Basilica of Saint Mark in Heraklion, Crete.
A great controversy has risen in Heraklion between the taxi drivers and the local authorities, after the decision of the municipality to install minibuses that will move people around the town for free. This measure certainly hits severely the interests of the taxi drivers.
A very special event is organized by the Municipality of Alikarnassos, close to Heraklion Crete, and the Horse Club of Heraklion: a Horse Festival!
The Heraklion Association of Architects are asking for a new reformation plan of the Old Town of Heraklion, as the present plan, which exists since 1936, does not reform but destroys this beautiful and historical neighbourhood.
Findings of great historical importance have been found during the restoration operations at the Port of Heraklion, Crete. A related research is going to take place
A Greek cruise ship carrying more than 1,200 passengers and crew docked safely at the port of Piraeus after discovering a large crack in its hull
Urban Life an exhibition showcasing exhibits from the urban life between the end of the 19th century to the interwar period is currently on at the Historical Museum of Crete in Heraklion
Authorities said yesterday that they may have found links between a 60-year-old businessman arrested in Heraklion, Crete, for possessing illegal antiquities
The Greek government has announced its plan to build a new airport on the island of Crete in order to replace the over-stretched Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport of Heraklion