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NAME DATE CITY DESCRIPTION
FEAST-DAY OF ST. DEKADECEMBER 23rdAG. DEKA
FEAST-DAY OF ST.GEORGEEASTER'S TUESDAYAG. DEKA
FEAST-DAY OF ST. MARINASJULY 17thAG. PELAGIA
THE ASSUMPTION OF VIRGIN MARYAUGUST 15thAG. PELAGIAThis fair is held at Rodia.
FEAST-DAY OF ST.GEORGEAPRIL 23rdAGIA VARVARAThis feast takes place at the monastery of Epanossifi.
FEAST-DAY OF ST. MYRONAUGUST 8thAGIOS MYRON
FEAST-DAY OF ST.JOHN CLYDONJUNE 24thAGIOS MYRONThis fair is organized by the Cultural Association. During the fair the visitors are offered fruits and “tsikoudia”.
ANO VIANNOS CULTURAL FESTIVALEARLY AUGUSTANO VIANNOSA three-day festival at Ano Viannos, with concerts, plays and exhibitions.
REQUIEM FOR THE EXECUTEDSEPTEMBER 14thANO VIANNOSA requiem for the 820 inhabitants who were executed.
FEAST-DAY OF KLYDONJUNE 24thARHANES
FEAST-DAY OF ST. PANTELEIMONJULY 27thARHANESThe fair takes place at Kounavoi.
GRAPE FEAST10 - 15 OF AUGUSTARHANESA grand fest is organized the last day of this celebration, on the day of Virgin Mary.
ARKALOCHORI CULTURAL EVENTSEARLY SEPTEMBERARKALOCHORIA two-day festival at the beginning of September.
FEAST-DAY OF ST. CONSTANTINOS & HELENMAY 21stARKALOHORI
FEAST-DAY OF ST.ANDREASNOVEMBER 30thARKALOHORI
TRANSFIGURATIONAUGUST 6thARKALOHORI
WINE FEAST2 - 3 OF AUGUSTARKALOHORIThis fair is held two kilometers north, at Choumeri.
FEAST-DAY OF ST.PANTELEIMONJULY 27thARVI
FODELE CULTURAL EVENTSEND OF JULYFODELEA festival including a Cretan fest, plays, etc.
"HERAKLIO-SUMMER"SUMMER TIMEHERAKLIOA festival organized by the Mayor of Heraklion during the summer, with concerts, plays etc. The majority of the performances take place at “Kazantzakis Garden Theater”. For further information contact the Mayor’s Public Relations Office, Tel: 227102, 2272
FEAST-DAY OF ST. MINASNOVEMBER 11thHERAKLIO
FEAST-DAY OF ST.TITUSAUGUST 25thHERAKLIO
FEAST OF CABBADGEOCTOBERHERAKLIO
HERAKLION CULTURAL EVENTSAUGUSTHERAKLIOThis festival is organized by the Mayor’s Office. It includes concerts, dances, a multi-spectacle, exhibitions of painting and photography.
FEAST-DAY OF EPISTLES PETER & PAULJUNE 29thKALI LIMENES
THE ASSUMPTION OF VIRGIN MARYAUGUST 15thKALI LIMENESThe fair is held at the Monastery of “Panagia Odigitria”.
"FESTIVAL OF THE EXPATRIATE"4 - 6 OF AUGUSTKASTELLI PEDIADOSIt includes a Cretan fest, a concert and a play.
FEAST-DAY OF ST.GEORGETHE FIRST TUESDAY AFTER EASTERKASTELLI PEDIADOSThe fair takes place at Messada near the village of Kastamonita, 5 km southeast. A lot of people attend it, bringing along their oldest wine.
CHERRY FEASTEND OF MAYKATO ASITESThe fair is held at Sarcho.
FEAST-DAY OF ST. GEORGEAPRIL 23rd OR EASTER'S MONDAYKATO ASITESThe fair takes place on the day “Agios Georgios Gorgolainis” is celebrated.
FEAST-DAY OF ST.PANTELEIMONJULY 27thKERATOKAMBOSThe fair takes place at Tsoutsouros.
THE ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN-MARYAUGUST 15thKERATOKAMBOSThe fair is held at the Monastery of Koudouma.
CHERRY FEASTEARLY MAYKROUSONASThe fair takes place at the village of Sarchos, 5 km away from Kroussonas.
FEAST-DAY OF ST.IRINIMAY 5thKROUSONAS
EASTEREASTER'S SUNDAYLIMENAS HERSONISSOUAt Hersonissos, Easter is celebrated with a very special way, gathering many people from the nearby villages. There is a fire lit at Agias Paraskevis square and the visitors are offered flowers.
THE ASSUMPTION OF VIRGIN MARYAUGUST 15thLIMENAS HERSONISSOU
FEAST-DAY OF ST.PANTELEIMONJULY 27thMATALA
MIRES CULTURAL FESTIVALJULY - AUGUSTMIRESThe festival includes plays and Cretan dances.
FEAST OF M.KERASEPTEMBER 8thMOCHOSA fair with music and dancing at the monastery of “Kera Panagia”.
THE ASSUMPTION OF VIRGIN MARYAUGUST 15thMOCHOSThe Community offers wine at the village’s square.
FEAST-DAY OF ST. JOHNNOVEMBER 13th & JANUARY 27thSTALIS
FEAST -DAY OF ST.DEMETRIOSOCTOBER 26thSTALIS
TIMBAKI CULTURAL EVENTS10 - 25 OF AUGUSTTIMBAKIThe festival is organized by the Mayor’s Office and it includes music, dancing, plays, speeches, films and a special “fishing-night” when people go out in terms to fish during the night.
TYLISSOS CULTURAL EVENTSJULY 15th - AUGUST 15thTYLISSOSA festival organized by the Community, with plays, Cretan nights and athletic competitions.
ANNUNCIATIONMARCH 25thVENERATO
FEAST -DAY OF MARY PALIANIAUGUST 15thVENERATOThe fair is held at the Monastery of “Kimissis Theotokou Palianis”.


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