Rethymno News and Events (12)
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Imbued with the distinctive spirit of the island of Crete, this is one of the country’s most significant carnivals. Boasting a rich program, it is a unique chance to witness the revival of quaint age-old customs such as the Camel.
Barbara Westra is a woman from the Netherlands that decided to live in Crete, after visiting the beautiful Greek Island for 8 subsequent years. She has fallen in love with the people, the food, the nature… Barbara describes all the everyday-life elements and the way she perceives them, from her neighborhood to the local little shops, such as the bakery and the place where Cretan raki is distilled. Moreover, she presents her own - new - life and “Mandali”, her shop where Cretan products like olive oil, raki, local honey and artwork are sold.
Liquid Drum & Bass 4 Autism is a Brooklyn-based, non-profit organization that focuses on raising awareness regarding autism as well as collect funds that can help support scientific research on autism.
The museum of Eletherna, an important archaeological site 30 km from Rethymno Town, is almost ready and will open this coming June.
The second Pierra Creta, a ski mountaineering race in Crete Island, is taking place on the weekend of March 7th-8th, 2015, in the snow-covered slopes of Mount Psiloritis.
The latest archaeological findings in Ancient Eleftherna Crete have been a catalytic factor for the construction of a new museum next to the ancient site.
Despite the long-lasting inspection in the history of Crete, there has been no evidence for inhabitation of the island prior to the Neolithic period.
More than 3,000 golden leaves and the first depiction of the bee as goddess of fertility were hidden in a single double tomb that was recently discovered in ancient Eleftherna Crete.
The photo exhibition Land Ends of Pavlos Fisakis is presented from today in the newly-established Museum of Modern Art of Crete in Rethymnon, as part of the PhotoBiennale 2010.
This year, the Yakinthia Festival will take place from July 24th to August 2nd and the festival is dedicated to the Shepberds of the Mediterranean.
The famous Moscow National Theatre of Magicians will give two special performances on Wednesday, December 17th, in Rethymnon town.
In an unfortunate incident yesterday, three firefighters lost their lives, while a fourth is suffering from serious injuries, while battling a forest fire on Crete