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…Read More→
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…Read More→
Vlatos, October 23rd, 2019 – This Saturday and Sunday you will have to visit Elos and Limni because it is time for the Chestnut Festival again. On Saturday in Limni there will be workshops and on Sunday it is time…Read More→
Vlatos, October 23rd, 2019 – A great initiative by Maria Manousaki and Martin Vlatos in corporation with Milia Mountain Retreat: The Winter World Music Retreat. During one week participants from all over the world will be taught music and rhythms…Read More→
Vlatos, October 6th, 2019 – The last concert of this season showed a solo piano concert at Vlatos Jazz last night. Phil Harrison performed numerous classic tunes in his own interpretation. Gershwin, Dylan and the Beatles flowed through the atmospheric…Read More→
Vlatos, September 29th, 2019 – Strifatlia, a trio with Ηλία Βλαμάκη lyra, Δημήτρη Βλαμάκη aout and Κώστα Κουρκουνακη guitar, performs the oldest recorded songs in Cretan history. These songs where recorded in America around 1909 and could now be heard…Read More→
Vlatos, September 22nd, 2019 – A night of Greek avantgarde music by a most wonderful duet, Hairetis and Harper. The first time someone brought a harp into the Vlatos Jazz venue was a night to remember. Atmospheric and melodic tunes…Read More→
Vlatos, September 15th, 2019 – Local music from Kissamos last night at Vlatos Jazz. Lefteris Koumis (violin and vocals), Jorgos Chalkiadakis (lute) and Michalis Sapounakis (guitar) played classic Kissamitika songs on the atmospheric stage of Museum Vlatos Kissamos.
Aerinos, September 14th, 2019 – Aerinos, the highest situated village of Innachorio (the name means wind) celebrated their church this Sunday. The priest handed out branches of basilicum and since people do not eat meat on this day, a variety…Read More→
Vlatos, September 9th, 2019 – Last night Vlatos Jazz presented the extremely talented Mixalis Loufardakis on violin and Akis Pitsanis accompanied him on lute and guitar. Cretan music sounds like waves of the sea.
Vlatos, September 2nd, 2019 – Last night Vlatos Jazz welcomed Carsten Thruedal (guitar and vocals), Maria Manousaki (violin) and a string trio on its stage. Very original, nicely orchestrated, a night to remember.
Vlatos, August 22nd, 2019 – A very special night in Vlatos Jazz; not only for the first time on a Wednesday, and with most of the villagers present but also because of the great performer Stavros Psaroudakis. He presented the…Read More→
Vlatos, August 19th, 2019 – Magical, mesmerising and immersive, that how the concert of Kate Dunphy is best described. Last night Vlatos Jazz presented a beautiful concert with Kate Dunphy on accordion, Maria Manousaki on violin, Cody Geil vocals and…Read More→
Chrisoskalitissa, August 17th, 2019 – A big party on the grounds of the famous monastery of Chrisoskalitissa last night. Celebrating the Innachorio villages on this picturesque spot was a real treat. Thank you for all involved.
Elafonisi, August 17th, 2019 – Another year, another Elafonisi Route, a 5km and 12,5km running competition organized by the villages of Innachorio. Under the Cretan sun, hundreds of runner gathered for the run, starting in Chrissoskalitisa (5km) or Livadia (12,5km)…Read More→
Rokka, August 15th, 2019 – Under a big full moon, in the mountains of Rokka seated in a Minoan settlement performed the Heraklion Youth Orchestra together with the Youth Choir a real Cretan concert, orchestrated by Hadzidakis. It was beautiful!
Vlatos, August 15th 2019 – August in the month when all Greeks have their summer holidays and most return to their ancestral villages. Many come to Innachorio to celebrate the summer. Last night there were two festivities, one in Elos…Read More→
No more plastic! Chrysoskalitista sends melodic, most eco-friendly message this year – The most melodic way was chosen by the people of Kissamos to send one of the most important messages of the time. So “no more plastic” and this year’s…Read More→
Vlatos, August 12th, 2019 – Last night the audience at Vlatos Jazz was presented with a wonderful bonus. Maria Manousaki joined Kyriakos Stavrianoudakis and together they played a composition of her last album.