Amari Green Festival 2019


Amari Green Festival 2019
Κυρ, 21. Ιούλιος 2019, 10:00 - 23:00
General - Rethymno



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Sunday 21st  July 2019 program 



10:30 - 14:00 Monastiraki (Primary School): Continuing the ‘’excavations’’. Laboratory for the kids. Katerina Giavridi-visual artist.

Η εικόνα ίσως περιέχει: κείμενο

10:30 - 13:00 Meronas: Eco tour in Meronas - Revival of the old laundry methods in the ‘’Mesochoriani Vrissi’’, which is the central fountain of the village. Tour in the alleys of the village and a visit to its temples. The tour will end up in the ‘’ Mesochoriani Vrissi’’ where the housewives of the village will show how the laundry used to be done in the past.


10:30 - 15:00 Fourfouras: Learning how to play the card game ‘’Prefa’’ in the traditional coffee houses of the village.

18:30 - 20:00: Monastiraki: Presentation of the work of the Archaeological Service together with the exhibition of photographs and drawings from the 40-year excavations in Amari.

18:00 - 20:00 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: ‘’Omaties’’: The housewives of Amari present this winter treat.

18:00 - 20:00 Asomaton School/ Panakron Estate: Information about bone marrow donation. Become also a donor!

19:30 - 20:00 Asomaton school/ Panakron Estate: Children make their own Cretan pizza with the help of Tonia Damverona!

19:30 - 21:00 Asomaton school / Panakron Estate: Workshop on "Alternative forms of tourism, the future of the development of Amari", by Dr. I. Kritzotakis, as the keynote speaker.

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21:00 - 22:00 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: Concert "In the years of patience". A Tribute to Manos Eleftheriou by the composer and singer Leonidas Maridakis and Evi Papadopoulou.



22:00 - 00:00 Asomaton School / Panakron Estate: Concert "100 years of the Cretan dance Syrtos in Crete". Music-song: Konstantinos Angelakis, Charalambos Angelakis, Konstantinos Vergianakis, Aristotelis Kaloidas, Stelios Moulakakis, Vladimiros Ouranos, Spyros Papadakis, Dimitris Papadomanakolakis, Tzanis Tzanidakis. Editing - presentation: Aristea Kalogridi. Dance: The dance groups of Amari.


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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