Yakinthia is a cultural festival that takes place in Anogeia July 22-28 2022.
All events are taking place in a special "mitato" area of Psiloritis mountain, just a little further from Anogeia village at an altitude of 1260m.
The Yakinthia in collaboration with the Municipality of Anogia and the co-organization of the region of Crete come back dynamically with the "Mandolin Festival".
A meeting with the most renowned instrumentalists - musicians of the island who will present not only classical melodies and an original composition of their own.
The most melodic instrument of the Cretan tradition is " portrayed " for the first time in the history of Crete, in Yakinthia.
In the magical theatre of Agios Yakinthos the best mandolinists will perform!
The nights will be filled with music and passion and an erotic atmosphere. Participants are invited to experience the Cretan musical idiom.
FRIDAY 22 JULY / YAKINTHOS THEATRE / TIME 21:00
Michalis Kontaxakis (mandolin) with Antonis Voumvoulakis (guitar) and Haris Bakas (pitcher) / George Vrentzos (mandolin)
with Antonis Lazanakis (guitar & lute) /
Vassilis Dramountanis (mandolin) with Yannis Spahis (lute).
SATURDAY 23 JULY / YAKINTHOS THEATRE / TIME 21:00
Paris Perysinakis (mandolin) with George Gerontis (lute) and Kostas Tympakianakis (pitcher) / Michalis Stavrakakis (mandolin) with
Maria Koti (singing) and George Zacharioudakis (flutes) / Loudovikos of Anogia (mandolin).
SUNDAY 24 JULY / YAKINTHOS THEATRE / TIME 21:00
Nikos Rulios (mandolin) / Stelios Prinaris (mandolin) with Mario Makridakis (lute) and Stelios Androulakis (percussion) / Haris Fasoulas (mandolin) with Giorgis Babatsis (lute) / Michalis Harkiolakis (mandolin) with Manolis Drimis (guitar).
THURSDAY 28 JULY / YAKINTHOS THEATRE / TIME 21:00
The Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Heraklion in Anogia. Concert at the "Armi" square in honor of the Unknown Anogia Fighter.
22 - 24 JULY / ENVIRONMENTAL AREA OF AGIOU YAKINTHOS
Exhibition and workshop of mandolin making by Manos Keroulis / Exhibition of products "The Gifts of Psiloritis"".