Rethymno News and Events (12)

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Rethymno Carnival 2024

Feb 24, 2024 — Mar 18, 2024 • Crete, Rethymno

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.

Posted on Feb 20, 2024 Category: Events

From the Netherlands to... Crete!

• Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Oct 05, 2017 Category: Interviews

Liquid Drum & Bass 4 Autism event in Rethymno

Jul 29, 2017 — Jul 29, 2017 • Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Jul 10, 2017 Category: Events

Museum of Eleftherna to open in June

Jan 01, 1970 — Jan 01, 1970 • Crete, Rethymno
The museum of Eletherna, an important archaeological site 30 km from Rethymno Town, is almost ready and will open this coming June.
Posted on Jan 19, 2016 Category: Events

Pierra Creta Ski Mountaineering 2015

Mar 07, 2015 — Mar 08, 2015 • Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Mar 02, 2015 Category: Events

Museum to be constructed in Eleftherna

• Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Jan 23, 2011 Category: News

Archaeological gleanings in Plakias

• Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Jan 12, 2011 Category: News

Tomb with golden leaves found in Crete

• Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Sep 28, 2010 Category: News

Where the land ends

Sep 06, 2010 — Dec 20, 2010 • Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Sep 06, 2010 Category: Events

Yakinthia Festival 2009

Jul 24, 2009 — Aug 02, 2009 • Crete, Rethymno
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.
Posted on Jul 06, 2009 Category: Events

Magical Shows in the House of Culture

Dec 17, 2008 — Dec 17, 2008 • Crete, Rethymno
The famous Moscow National Theatre of Magicians will give two special performances on Wednesday, December 17th, in Rethymnon town.
Posted on Dec 12, 2008 Category: Events

Three firemen killed and one hurt in Cretan blaze

• Crete, Rethymno
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
Posted on Jul 12, 2007 Category: News