Cretan Diet Festival 2022
Sunday, July 3d, 2022
19:00 - 23:00 Local Food Trade Show
19:00-20:30 "Tales at the edge of memory"
“Fairy tales of the edge of memory”. Fairy tales mean consolation.
Animal birds, trees and even inanimate objects take on mythic proportions, storytelling from a bygone era. Fairy tales from Asia Minor Folklore as narrated
by someone, somewhere, once…, accompanied by oud and ganun. Fairy tales narrated: The golden bird, The Female eagle, The little lion, Avesalo, the
Hunter’s son, Dili Dili.
Narration: Amanta Gerarhaki
Oud: Kiriakos Eleftheriadis
19:30 - 20:30 The effect of the Mediterranean diet on Cretan Diet
People moving to different places bring valuable memory boxes with them. However, when this change of places become violent, such as the uprooting of refugees from their
homes, then memory, especially food memory, becomes a raft on which they navigate into the unknown. Through the routes of the refugees and the roots they
planted at the new places, including Crete and of course through their own memories the local cuisines were enriched, although the refugees themselves
were not welcome.
Presentation by Marianna Kavroulaki, Experimental Archeologist, Food History Researcher.
20:30-21:30 “Sunday noon”
A family from Asia Minor in 1917 gets ready for its Sunday meal. What are the predominant flavors? What do they cook?
How do they cook it? What are they wearing? How do they decorate their table? What does everything placed on it symbolize? Asia Minor recipes and various other
things that take us back to another era.
21:30 Concert with Giorgis Manolakis and the Nefalos Project
Giorgis Manolakis with Nikos Sidirokastritis on drums and Andreas Polyzogopoulos on trumpet is a unique music collaboration based on his own compositions. Giorgis Manolakis
with Nefalo Project hs already taken part in many concerts in Crete, Greece and abroad such as Smyma, Word Music Festival of Asia in Shanghai and many