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Explore life in Western Crete – Kissamos – Elafonisi

Martin Vlatos

Stratis and Xaris do Vlatos Jazz

Vlatos, August 23rd, 2020 – This Sunday Vlatos Jazz presented local dons Stratis Skarakis (violin and voice) and Xaris Zacharioudakis (laout and voice). A night to remember for all who visited. Here are pictures and video’s.

Lafonisi Run 2020 – All the winners

Lafonisi Run 2020, organised by the cultural societies of Innachorion was a great succes. With 150 participants on either 5km or 12,5km made it to the finish on the beautiful beach of Elafonisi. Here are the pictures of everybody that…

Local citizens against the establishment of a quarry in Stomio

Residents and organizations in the area are setting up a committee to fight against the creation of quarries at Stomio Inachori in Kissamos.┬áIn this direction, they met yesterday afternoon in order to co-decide on their next steps. At the same…

Songs under the stars

Vlatos, August 16th, 2020 – A wonderful night of classic spiritual songs at Vlatos Jazz by the beautiful Margarita Cox, supported by the talented Spiros Koutsorinakis on guitar.

A night of tango

Vlatos, august 9th, 2020 – It was a night filled with Argentinian tango at Vlatos Jazz. Curator Maria Manousaki played her violin and Roman Gomez on piano and bandoleon gave the audience a night to remember. Tango in the mountains…

Mixalis Loufardakis and Kyriakos Stavrianoudakis at Vlatos Jazz

Vlatos, August 2nd, 2020 – Under the full moon of August 2 wonderful local musicians performed at Vlatos Jazz. Mixalis Loufardakis and Kyriakos Stavrianoudakis played their take on famous Cretan songs for an enthusiastic audience.

Ilias Choreftakis at Vlatos Jazz

Vlatos, July 27th 2020 – [Videos and Pictures] Last night Vlatos Jazz hosted a concert by Ilias Choreftakis. Outside we hear the night birds under a starlit sky, inside the beautiful sounds of Ilias Choreftakis’ violin, accompanied by guitar and…

Marmitas Trio at Vlatos Jazz

The first concert of the summer was performed by the Marmitas Trio playing acoustic versions of famous pop and jazz tunes.

Restoration of the roads at Perivolia

Important and essential is the effort to restore the damaged stone protectors in the provincial road network of Kamenos Seli-Christoskalitissa at the height of Perivolia. The work respects our history and culture.Adapted to the local architecture which combines with the…

Rebetiko at Vlatos Jazz

Vlatos, January 26th, 2020 – In a nice and warm atmosphere Vlatos Jazz presented a Rebetiko night. Dimitris Kollintzas, Panagiotis Spanoudakis and George Chachlakis gave the enthusiastic audience exactly what they wanted, old school rebetiko songs to dance and sing…

Cutting the cake: Plokamiana

Plokamiana, January 26th, 2020: In a freshly restored schoolbuilding the syllogos of Plokamiana celebrated 2020 with the cutting of the cake. A sweet sun set upon the mountains of the village where all present enjoyed speeches, great food, nice lottery…

Inaxorio Christmas Special

Vlatos, December 30th, 2019 – It is Christmas in Inaxorio and to celebrate Leonidas Lainakis performed at Vlatos Jazz. While the storm gripped Crete it was warm and cozy at the Vlatos Jazz venue. Leonidas designs, builds, plays and teaches…

Collecting olives in the hills of Innachorio

Vlatos, November 30th, 2019 – The beginning of the winter is the time for the olive harvest. Olive oil from Crete counts among the best in the world. The olives are harvested with machines or collected in nets after the…

Kazani Masters 2019

Vlatos, November 15th, 2019 – This is the time for making tsikoudia in Innachorio. Tsikoudia is only made in the Chania region of Crete. Tsikoudia is made from the Romaiko grapes, approximately 40 days after the wine was made, in…

At the kazani

Vlatos, November 12th, 2019 – The best time of the year is always when we still tsikoudia six weeks after making the wine. Here you can taste real life on Crete. Really worth a visit when you are around.

River repairs

Miloi, October 31st, 2019 – The winter of 2019 produced a lot of damage because the unusual high amounts of rain. Rivers overflowed, bridges collapsed and roads were damaged. Beside fixing the water drainage on the roads, today the flow…

Le Penseur

Vlatos, October 30th, 2019 – This is a picture of Kostis Vaidakis taken at his fathers kazani. It is called “Le Penseur” because it reminds of Rodin’s famous sculpture.

Chestnut Festival in Elos

Elos, October 26th – 27th, 2019 – Although the chestnut harvest still has not really started, loads of people came to the village of Elos to celebrate this years Chestnut Festival. On the street were stalls that presented roasted chestnut…

Agios Dimitris in Katsomatados

Katsomatados, October 26th, 2019 – The celebration of the church in honor of Agios Dimitris high up in the mountains of Katsomatados. After the mass pilaffi and wines were served while the attendees enjoyed traditional music and dance. On violin…