Customs
& Festivals

Customs & Festivals

  • The “Lato” summer cultural events, the festival of Agios Nikolaos on December the 6th, as well as the Resurrection and the burning of Judas on stage in the center of the lake in Agios Nikolaos.
  • The Resurrection at Toplou Monastery in Vai.
  • The summer cultural events and the Free – Fish Night in October at Elounda.
  • The festival of the Metamorphosis on August the 6th in Zakros.
  • The cultural events “Kirbia” in July or August, and the traditional festivals on August 15th in Ierapetra.
  • Three – day cultural events in August, the liturgy at the church of Kera on August 15th and the festival of Metamorphosis on August the 6th in Kritsa.
  • The festival of Panagia on August the 15th in Neapolis.
  • The cultural association of Tzemiado organizes cultural events throughout the summer season.
  • The “Kornaria” cultural events in July or August, the festival of “Soultanina” in August and the festival of Prophet Elias on July the 20th in Sitia.