This is a unique opportunity to experience the traditions of this part of Crete, with focus on wine production and wild greens (‘Horta’), and to discover new local products, to have fun, to dance, to participate in original actions, together with local residents and visitors.
Programme of the two-day event:
- Sunday, 18th September at 19:30, in the square of Platanias: great celebration for wine and its derivatives through a series of actions:
Tasting Cretan products based on wine
Tasting Cretan wine and products from the Cretan land
Traditional music and dance
On Sunday morning a group of visitors from the area will join the festival organizers in a vineyard to experience a traditional harvest.
- Monday, 19th September at 19.30. the festival moves to Ancient Olive Tree in Vouves :
Naming ceremony of the square “Polychroni Polychronidis”, with a speech about Polychronis Polychronidis, former Mayor of Kolymbari, by Phd Giorgos Ba
Screening of the Documentary “Wild Greens, a precious heritage of ours”, directed by Katerina Bikaki
Treats: products based on wild greens (‘Horta’)
All events are FREE and so are the treats of local products.
The Municipality of Platanias and the Public Benefit Enterprise of the Municipality of Platanias, in co-organization with the Region of Crete, organize for the 12th consecutive year, the “Land, Culture, Tourism” Festival.
Source: Municipality Platanias