In this seventh year of Giortes Rokkas, the sound of the villages and the motion of their people are the mainstay. The visitors-viewers form their path within the villages, listening to stories, songs and music, voices and whispers that lead…Read More→
Vlatos, July 14th, 2019 – Golden sounds of a vibraphone floated around Vlatos last night when Christos Rafalides presented his music in museum Vlatos Kissamos. His concert turned into a masterclass while he explained his instrument and the music he…Read More→
Vlatos, July 7th, 2019 – Marius van den Brink is a Dutchman traveling the globe with his talent. He performed a most heavenly solo piano concert last night at Vlatos Jazz. Playing classic jazz as well as his own, and…Read More→
Vlatos, June 30th, 2019 – Last night Vlatos Jazz presented Jacinta Clusellas and Alesio Romano. We were presented by Jacintas‘ own compositions, most of those based on South American poetry. Truly a holiday for the soul.
Here in Innachorio, the people are wondering where the tourists are this year. At this time the beaches of Elafonisi and Falasarna should be crowded, the tavernas should be running full speed and accommodation should be difficult to find. Helas,…Read More→
Milia, 26th June 2019 – When in the neighborhood you should take time to have a meal at Milia Mountain Retreat and taste chef Vasilis Makrakis’ unique flavours. Here are some mouthwatering suggestions.
Vlatos, June 26th, 2019 – Rain is predicted for today, which is very unusual for this time of the year. In Vlatos the prefecture of Crete is still clearing the roads and waterways after this winters’ catastrophe. First the clean-up…Read More→
Vlatos, June 23rd, 2019 – Something else, Ioanna Tsagkari, a delightfully different performer at Vlatos Jazz last Sunday night. Ioanna presented ethnic jazz with a touch of Balkan and Greek tones while moving through the venue like she owned the…Read More→
Vlatos, 21st June 2019 – Outside the museum in Vlatos appeared a hand painted map showing points of interest in the area. It also shows some walking paths and where to find drinking water.
Mili June 20th, 2019 – When in Innahorio you must come to Mili Taverna to taste some genuine Cretan food. Classic Cretan dishes are prepared and served with great love. Because the family also owns a goat farm, the meat…Read More→
Vlatos Jazz has now a 2019 playlist on Youtube. Check it out!
Vlatos, June 16th, 2019 – Under a full moon with Jupiter passing close by, guitarist Apostolis Levendopoulos and violinist Maria Manousaki played jazz and gypsy swing at Vlatos Jazz. Here are some pictures.
Vlatos, June 16th, 2019 – The celebration of the church of Agia Triada in Vlatos. Kneeling 3 times and sardines, cheese and wine as a reward. Χρονα Πολα και το χρονο!
Vlatos, June 9th, 2019 – Never did we hear such powerful Cretan songs as last night at Vlatos Jazz. Michalis Polichronakis sang with such dedication and heart, he touched everyone in the audience. On the laouto, he was accompanied by…Read More→
With the most striking crystal blue waters and pink sand, it’s no wonder Elafonissi in Crete has been named as Greece’s best beach and one of the Top 5 beaches at the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2018.
From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas exploration. Before the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the…Read More→
Vlatos June 2nd 2019 – On Sunday Vlatos Jazz presented Yiannis Kassetas, a fabulously talented saxophone player who played with Kostadinos Stouraitis on guitar. They played a mix of classic jazz tunes and their own compositions. This combo made the…Read More→
Vlatos 1st June 2019 – Starting today Museum Vlatos Kissamos will be open daily from 10 AM until 1 PM (closed on Monday). You will find the museum in Vlatos on the road to Milia Mountain Retreat, 200m after the…Read More→
Vlatos, 29th May 2019 – Counting all the votes from the election last Sunday resulted in a new composition of the Council of Kissamos. The new mayor will be Mr. Mylonakis. The current mayor Mr. Stathakis will take place in…Read More→