Next Friday 11 August, the 5η Banana Festival at the Port of Arvi, with a great folk program by Petros Imbros and Eleni Hatzidou. The two popular singers are coming together with their entire staff and promise a rousing program that will last until the early hours of the morning.
5th Arvi Banana Festival - 11-12-13 August 2023!
Friday 11 August
19:30 Consecration - Short greeting - Hot wheels: life in a wheelchair... and how to "roll" without "banana skins"! Our local Christina Angelaki, the gold medalist in the Paralympics Manolis Stefanoudakis and the Greek BOCCIA champion Michael Lemonis share their stories and discuss disability, sport, inclusion, and social relations. The action takes the form of an interactive interview. Get your questions ready and come learn about disability at the Banana Festival! Discussion moderator: Xanthippe Kontogianni, cultural projects manager.
20:00 Interactive games with "ART SOFIA" - free entrance
23:30 Popular night with Petros Imbros & Eleni Hatzidou - free entrance
Saturday 12 August
20:30 Magic tricks from the magician Vitalio - free entrance
23:00 Cretan Night with the band of Achilleas Dramountanis - entrance 15€ with full menu
Sunday 13 August
20:30 The Goat Conspiracy "Puppet Theatre of Crete" - free entrance
23:00 Rebetika Night with the band "Rebetika Paths" - free entrance
The festival will be open to the public every day from 19:00 and admission will be free. There will be an exhibition of photographs of Arvi's past and present at the festival site. We will be joined by potters from Thrapani who will exhibit their products and introduce young and old to the art of pottery.
WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU TO SPEND AN EXCITING THREE DAYS IN WHICH YOU WILL TRY HOMEMADE BANANAS, HOMEMADE BANANA-BASED SWEETS AND BANANA LIQUEUR ‼️‼️‼️‼️
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Start time 23:30
Information: 6986 80 75 83
Organized by: the Cultural Association of Arvi
Co-organised by: the Region of Crete & the Municipality of Viannou
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