A wealth of cultural events are organised every year by the Municipality of Heraklion and the annual Summer Arts Festival has become famous for its variety of events for citizens and visitors alike.

This years 2017 Program includes plays, concerts, ballet and childrens events, many with free entrance.

Tickets are usually available 7 days in advance of a performance from the Municipality Box Office at the Nikos Kazantzakis Open-Air Theatre at the top of Evans Street.

Alongside the main festival events, the 'Bethlehem Gate' Municipal Open-Air Cinema (on Plastira Avenue) will be open for the eleventh consecutive year, offering newly released movies as well as Greek and International classics.

To download the Full Festival Program, click here which includes the Cinema Program from page 75

And, be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page for news, photos and highlights!

For further information call the Municipality Cultural Office on +30 2810 241 950. Email: info@heraklion.gr

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