Self taught lyra player Giannis Katsavavakis does gigs all summer – look out for posters saying where hes playing in winter. nver been? see waht youre missing herehttp://www.radiovideolinks.com/video_0IlMBke_aYw.html
Want to see what east Crete is like before booking your flight? Watch the first in eastcretemagazine.com s series of videos to east Crete. The first in the series eastcretemagazine.com goes shopping in Sitia
If youre willing to sort the wheat from the chaff – and are willing to accept the fact that most of the festivals are mentioned after the events (so note the date for this time next year!) this is a useful link to find out about latest events in Sitia
Wednesday 2 September, St Marc Basilica
An evening of Classic Greek Songs by K and M Sfakianaki, with Giannis Idomeneos, Myrto Georgiadou and Victoria Manolidou. Piano: Dimitris Giakas. Presented by Marielli Sfakianaki. Free Entrance
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Fans of Cretan lyra will want to head for SIKIA of the 8th September when Armeni’s wonderful Giannis Katsavavakis sings and plays http://www.whatsontv.co.uk/youtube/search/Lykakis/video/ApPKqW_zHp8/1
Hip kids grab glad rags and head to the kazarma to see ONIRAMA live. B=Videos speak louder than words so see here:www.onirama.gr/
tuesday 25th august 21;30 entry 15euros
xainides in concert see more here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbCSKAAFs3k
Sitia kazarma thur 20th august 21;30 15euros admission
Ag Niks Lato festival has been going for several decades but its hard to get a hold of the dates, unless you live near the town. For folk who are interested, follow East crete magazine blog to find out the key dates over the next few weeks
Key date one Full moon festival at Lato archeological site on thurs 6th august from 21:00 – surprises guaranteed!!
Next up on the Sitia Kornaria listings: Mixali Tzouganakis. Videos speak louder than words, so watch him here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaeMRyEyLXQ
5th august at the kazarma 21:30 entry 18 euros – worth every euro-cent!!
31st July at the Kazarma, Sitia, 21:30 Erotokritos Monodrama. Music/dance performance based on the famed 17th century Cretan work of mantinades literature penned by Vikentios Kornaros. Free, I think, but once again ask at tourist office…