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 2016 Program includes plays, concerts 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 tenth consecutive year, offering newly released movies as well as Greek and International cinema classics.

To see the Full Festival Program, click here and for the Full Cinema Program, click here.

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 2813 409 211. Email: neolaia@heraklion.gr

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