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Hersonissos Launches Festive Cultural Events for World Tourism Day 2015

hersonissos_1world_tourism_day_2015_enOn the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Municipality of Hersonissos on Crete has launched a rich program of festive cultural events running until October 4.

“Here at the Municipality of Hersonissos, a popular destination on the world tourist map, we continue our efforts to support our tourism product”, Hersonissos Mayor Yiannis Mastorakis said.

“We consider openness and promotional activities essential for this very important pillar of our national economy.”

Among the highlights of the program is the Crete Art Fair Festival, which will take place at the Piscopiano Park from September 30 until October 4. During the festival, artists from all over the world will paint live in front of the audience.

Events

Hersonissos MunicipalityFriday, September 25
VAGIES AREA STALIDA, PALM BEACH HOTEL
TIME 19.00
Cretan Night: Traditional dances and live music, Traditional Cretan snacks and drinks
Award Ceremony for loyal guests

Saturday, September 26
ST. PARASKEVI THEATRE, PORT OF HERSONISSOS
TIME 19.00
CRETEPHOTOsPACE Photo slideshow, photos Nelly’s © Benaki Museum Photographic Archive
Award Ceremony for loyal guests and for a Greek Captain that saved the life of a guest
Art seminars & exhibition
Music event

Sunday, September 27 – Monday, September 28
EVAGELISTRIAS SQUARE, PORT OF HERSONISOS
TIME 18.30 – 22.30
Art Seminars and Exhibition. Cretan artists offer seminars on weaving, painting, woodcarving, iconography, soap etc

Sunday, September 27
ST. DIMITRIOS SQUARE,
TRADITIONAL VILLAGE OF MALIA
TIME 19.00
Cretan Night
Award Ceremony for loyal guests
Traditional dances and music. Grape pressing
Traditional cretan snacks and drinks

Monday, September 28
HERSONISOS TRADITIONAL VILLAGE SQUARE
TIME 19.00
Crete Art Fair Festival
Cretan Night.
Traditional Dances and live music
Welcome event for the artists of Crete Art Fair Festival

Wednesday, September 30
ST. VASILIOS SQUARE, KOUTOULOUFARI
TIME 20.00  
Music Event

MOCHO’S SQUARE
TIME 20.00
Cretan Night

Saturday, October 3
ST. PARASKEVI THEATRE, PORT OF HERSONISSOS
TIME 19.00
Children’s choir of “Vritomaris” by Psaroudaki Evegenia

Sunday, October 4
PISCOPIANO PARK
End ceremony of The Crete Art Fair Festival
Art Exhibition

ST. PARASKEVI THEATRE, PORT OF HERSONISOS
(in case of rain, event will be held at municipal Filonidio Gym)
TIME 21.00
Music Event “The Magic Bus” of Manos Papadakis and his band

Wednesday, September 30 – Sunday, October 4
PISCOPIANO PARK
TIME 09.30-16.30
The Crete Art Fair Festival
Live painting from artists come from all over the world.

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