78th anniversary of Battle of Crete – celebration in Kissamos 20th May

The Municipality of Kissamos invites you to the celebration of the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Crete, which will take place on Monday, 20th May  at 19:00,
in the new area of the ​​”Kissamos Battle Park of Crete” at the Kallergiana junction.

 ‘Parachute Demonstration’
 Memorial service
 Laying down wreaths
 Minute of silence
  National Anthem by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Kissamos
 Address by the Mayor of Kissamos Mr. Th. Stathakis
 Speech by Mrs. Lainaki Maria on the Battle of Crete – Operation Mercury
 Rizitika
 Cretan music: Stratis Skarakis20 May Battle of Crete Kissamos
 Traditional dances:  ‘Oniro-Krites’, folklore dancing club ‘Kissamos’ and ‘Gigenis’
 Traditional treats

Source: Municipality Kissamos


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