Amari Green Festival 2019


Amari Green Festival 2019
Σαβ, 20. Ιούλιος 2019, 09:30 - 23:30
General - Rethymno



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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.

Η εικόνα ίσως περιέχει: κείμενο


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.


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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 20 until 24 of July with the vivid participation of inhabitants of the villages, scientists, local artists, and volunteers.

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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- Panakronin 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  




Throughout the year, many local events, festivals and actions are taking place in various places in Rethymno.

Πόλη του Ρεθύμνου

Τα διαχρονικά αξιοθέατα και η ποικιλία των τοπίων, η αρχιτεκτονική της πόλης, τα μουσεία και οι αρχαιολογικοί χώροι, οι ατέλειωτες αμμουδιές και οι αποδράσεις σε κοντινά χωριά θα σας ανταμείψουν για την επιλογή σας, με μια πλόυσια πολιτιστική αλλά και χαλαρωτική εμπειρία κάθε εποχή του χρόνου. Δραπετεύστε από τα συνήθη μονοπάτια και ταξιδέψτε σε μια Ελλάδα περασμένων καιρών. Πολιτισμός και φυσική ομορφιά! Το Ρέθυμνο προσφέρει απλόχερα και τα δύο.

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