Battle of Crete Anniversary – May 21st

Battle of Crete 75th Anniversary

There are memorials and ceremonies on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of May, at Maleme, Galatas, Souda and Chania.

See the provisional full programme  for the week below.

 

  • Sunday 15 May 2016

– 11:00 Kandanos / Selinos War Memorial .

– 20:30 Opening of the Exhibition , Gyali Tzamisi at Chania .

 

  • Monday 16 May 2016

 

– 18:30 Kissamos Municipality Event .

 

  • Tuesday 17 May 2016 

– 11:00 Sfakia Memorial .

– 18:30 Gouverneto – Chania Municipality Event –

 

 

  • Wednesday 18 May 2016

– 11:00 Municipality of Vamos – Apokoronas .

 

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016

– 11:00 5th Cretan Division at Kolimbari .

– 18:30 Inauguration of Memorial of 42nd Tsikaliaria St.

– 20:30 Concert by Navy Band at Firkas .

 

  • Friday 20 May  2016

 

– 10:00 in the morning Firkas Fortress Flag Raising by Maritime Museum .

– 18:00 Galatas Hill Greek – New Zealand Memorial .

– 20:30 Maori Bacchae Performance , by Firkas Fortress .

 

  • Saturday 21 May 2016

 

– 11:00 Ceremony at Alikianos – Keritis Monument .

–  11:00 R.A.F Memorial at Maleme , Crete Veterans Wreath Laying .

–  15:00 Welch Memorial , at Galatas , Crete Veterans Wrath Laying .

– 18:00 Souda Bay CWGC Ceremony ( memorial service, laying of wreaths ) .

– 20:30 Culture Centre of Chania Event .

 

  • Sunday 22 May 2016 

 

– 11:00 Doxology at Metropolitan Church in Chania .

– 13:00 Ceremony at the German War Cemetery , at Maleme .

– 18:30 Closing Ceremony at  Maleme Airfield and Air Show by the F-16 Demo Team ‘ Zeus

 

From http://www.hotel-mike.com/en/about-crete/battle-of-crete-2016-75-anniversary.aspx

 

Manuel

Greek in spirit. Recently adopted, with whole family, by Kissamos. Sea and nature lover.