Amari Green Festival 2019
- Amari Green Festival 2019
- Σαβ, 20. Ιούλιος 2019, 09:30 - 23:30
- General - Rethymno
4th AMARI GREEN FESTIVAL
Saturday 20th July 2019 program
09:30 - 14:00 Apodoulou Celebrating the feast of Prophet Elijah in the church of the village. The housewives of the village will also bake bread and offer traditional treats.
10:30-13:30 Monastiraki (Primary School) Archeology Laboratory for children- Katerina Yavridis, visual artist.
18:00 - 20:00 Vistagi Guided tour in the Folklore Museum. We play as we used to play in the past: Revival of games for kids with the grandmothers preparing a traditional treat for every child. Inauguration of a new playground.
19:30-20:30 Nefs Amari (Primary School) Laboratory using natural products for hygiene and care.
20:30 - 20:30 Asomaton School / Asomaton Monastery: Inauguration of the photo exhibition: "Favorite memories" by the photographer Eleni Christodoulaki. The collection consists of 26 works that immortalize the life of the residents in the village of Vistagi, which is the photographer’s village.
20:00 - 21:30 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: Workshop on the "Possibilities and prospects for the development of trade and entrepreneurship in the municipality of Amari ". Organization: INEMY - ESEE. Rapporteurs: M. Manioudis, Ch. Arahovas.
21:00 - 22:30 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: "From Kornaros to Chatzidakis: the 300-year history of the love songs in Crete". A concert with songs of Manos Chatzidakis with the title "From the soul ... to the soul ...". Music-song: Vassilis Gisdakis and Manolis Androulidakis.
22:30 - 00:00 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: A concert by Manos Pyrovolakis. This special songwriter, who colored popular songs with his lyre and voice, will give a musical performance full of emotion and color.
Free transportation with public buses departing to Moni Asomaton- Panakron 19:00 from the central bus station and returns 00:30 back to Rethymno
The big feast in the ''heart'' of Crete, the 4th Amari Green Festival, is being organized for one more year in the villages of Amari, with a variety of cultural events! The Festival, with free entrance for all the visitors, is taking place from with the vivid participation of inhabitants of the villages, scientists, local artists, and volunteers.
Coordinators of the Festival are the Municipality of Amari with the help of local cultural associations.
Amari Green Festival is a big celebration of culture, knowledge, environment, and countryside aiming to highlight all of the things that constitute the authentic Crete and the connection of civilizations.
A big part of the events of Amari Green Festival will be held in the Moni Asomaton- Panakron, in the center of Amari, while other parallel actions will take place in the villages nearby.
Nature and archaeological history will have a central role in the Festival this year, while a lot of nature excursions are being organized around the villages and the rural area. At the same time, there will be exhibitions of folk art, historical photography and food tasting of traditional dishes promoting local gastronomy and high-quality products that are produced in Amari. The visitor will also have the opportunity to enjoy local performances by recognized singers and bands, theater and dancing.
Amari Green Festival is a unique experience that shouldn't be missed