Τετάρτη, 21 Αυγούστου 2013

Κύπρος και Κρήτη μαζί, σε μουσικούς δρόμους.

Μουσική και τραγούδια που ακολουθούν την ελευθερία των τοπίων της Κύπρου και της Κρήτης  θα έχει την ευκαιρία να απολαύσει το κοινό, με την παράσταση του Κύπριου μουσικοσυνθέτη Ανδρέα Α. Αρτέμη, «Της Θάλασσας και  τ’ Ουρανού Αέρινη ηχώ», που θα δοθεί την Παρασκευή 23 Αυγούστου,στο Ηράκλειο.

 
Φωτογραφία από συναυλία του Ανδρέα Α. Αρτέμη από το ιστολόγιο του συνθέτη: http://aartemhscomposer.blogspot.gr/

Η εκδήλωση έχει προγραμματισθεί να  πραγματοποιηθεί στις 9:00 το βράδυ,στην "Πύλη της Βηθλεέμ" και οργανώνεται από την Περιφέρεια Κρήτης με τη στήριξη των Πολιτιστικών Υπηρεσιών του Υπουργείου Παιδείας και Πολιτισμού της Κύπρου και του Δήμου Ηρακλείου. Μάλιστα, οι οργανωτές αναφέρουν ότι "μουσική και ερμηνείες των τραγουδιών είναι υφασμένα  με την υπογραφή του Κύπριου μουσικοσυνθέτη και τους ποιητικούς στοχασμούς σπουδαίων δημιουργών από την αρχαιότητα μέχρι τις μέρες μας. Η Ιστορία των δύο νησιών που ταξιδεύει για πάντα, νικώντας το ποτέ. Με το μπλε της λάμψης και την ελπίδα της επιστροφής στη γενέθλια γη… Για να μας φέρνει με ‘ένα βήμα Ελπίδας , ακόμα πιο κοντά μ’ όλους της τέχνης τους ήχους".
Λαμβάνουν μέρος οι:
Ανδρέας Α. Αρτέμης:  πλήκτρα, τραγούδι και Διεύθυνση.
Κώστας Παναγιώτου: κιθάρα- τραγούδι
Γιώργος Σαξιατέ:  κιθάρα- τραγούδι  
Μαρία Τυράκη: τραγούδι
Στις αφηγήσεις η Μαρία Διακάκη. Στην παράσταση συμμετέχει η Σχολή Μπαλέτου της Ντίνας Βασιλάκη σε χορογραφημένες συνθέσεις  Ανδρέα  Α. Αρτέμη.

Τρίτη, 20 Αυγούστου 2013

Minoan full moon at Malia

Concert at the Archaeological site of Malia will give the night of the full moon (21st of August), the famous Cretan lute player Michael Fragkiadakis and the music group "Gate of Sound." This is music night that takes place in the Minoan palace in recent years, during the August full moon.
Music event has been organized by the Region of Crete and Hersonissos Municipality in collaboration with the CCT Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. The organizers even said: "The full moon of August is the most special in the year and praised unabated for years by poets and songwriters, and a stimulus of inspiration for artists. Guests, each time increasing in most institutionalized event held at the archaeological site Minoan Palace of Malia, enjoyed every time a unique experience counting their steps as modern browsers on the side of history. "
 
Famous Cretan lute player Michael Fragkiadakis (up) and the music group "Gate of Sound."


  Regarding the recent one institution, the Region of Crete notes that nationwide involving more than 70 archaeological sites, while the universal voluntary workers who will arrange for the night operation and storage of archaeological sites.

Πανσέληνος του Αυγούστου στο Μινωικό Ανάκτορο Μαλίων



       Συναυλία στον Αρχαιολογικό Χώρο Μαλίων θα δώσει τη βραδιά της Πανσελήνου, ο γνωστός κρητικός λαουτιέρης Μιχάλης Φραγκιαδάκης και το συγκρότημα  «Πύλη του Ήχου». Πρόκειται για τη μουσική βραδιά που  πραγματοποιείται στο μινωικό ανάκτορο τα τελευταία χρόνια, κατά την αυγουστιάτικη Πανσέληνο. 
   
 Το συγκρότημα του Μιχάλη Φραγκιαδάκη απαρτίζουν οι: Μαρία Σκουλά (λύρα, τραγούδι), Μανόλης Αντωνογιαννάκης (λαουτάκι, τραγούδι), Κωστής Μαλαξιανάκης (μεσαιωνικό λαούτο, τραγούδι), Βαγγέλης Σκουλάς (κιθάρα, τραγούδι), Στρατής Φραγκιαδάκης (λαούτο), Γιώργος Σαλούστρος (θιαμπόλι, ασκομαντούρα) και Γιώργος Ξυλούρης (κρουστά).
  
Τη μουσική εκδήλωση οργανώνουν η Περιφέρεια Κρήτης- Π.Ε. Ηρακλείου  και ο Δήμος Χερσονήσου με τη συνεργασία της ΚΔ΄ Εφορείας Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων. Οι οργανωτές μάλιστα αναφέρουν: "Η πανσέληνος του Αυγούστου είναι η πιο ξεχωριστή στο έτος και υμνείται αμείωτα για χρόνια από ποιητές και στιχουργούς, ενώ αποτελεί ερέθισμα έμπνευσης για τους καλλιτέχνες.  Οι επισκέπτες, που κάθε χρόνο αυξάνονται στη θεσμοθετημένη πλέον εκδήλωση που πραγματοποιείται στον αρχαιολογικό χώρο του Μινωικού ανακτόρου Μαλίων, απολαμβάνουν κάθε φορά μια μοναδική εμπειρία μετρώντας τα βήματα τους ως σύγχρονοι περιηγητές στο πλάι της ιστορίας".
  Όσον αφορά στον πρόσφατο αυτό θεσμό η Περιφέρεια Κρήτης σημειώνει ότι πανελλαδικά συμμετέχουν περισσότεροι από 70 αρχαιολογικοί χώροι, ενώ είναι καθολική η εθελοντική προσφορά των εργαζομένων που θα μεριμνήσουν για τη νυχτερινή λειτουργία και φύλαξη των αρχαιολογικών χώρων.


Τετάρτη, 27 Μαρτίου 2013

30% more Russian tourists this year




 

The tourist flow from Russia to Greece, the new season, will be increased by 30% compared to last year. This is confirmed by the representatives of local authorities and relevant stakeholders who participated in the mission profile of Crete at the great tourism exhibition in Moscow MITT 2013.
 In a positive and effective presence on Crete in Russia reported with their statements, the head of the mission, Vice Prefect, Mr. Euripides Koukiadakis, President of the Travel Agents of Crete, Mr. Michael Vlatakis, and the President of the Hoteliers Association Mr. Manolis Chalkiadakis. "Crete, via Prefecture of Crete, in cooperation with tour operators was very much present and projected in the Russian market but also internationally. The growth of the Russian market in Crete is estimated to exceed 30% this year, "said Mr. Koukiadakis adding that" the region with similar actions and involvement of local bodies promotes the development of quality tourism and increasing exports of Cretan certified products. "
"We have very positive messages and the common presence of Prefecture and tourist operators were successful and effective in terms of contact and projection of Crete ..." said Mr. Vlatakis.
Crete had its own pavilion, which was composed by the Region of Crete and attracted many visitors. The visitors were impressed and stated they were happy to see pictures of the beauties and attractions of Crete, but, also, to taste the Cretan, traditional raki and wine, accompanied by the also traditional qualitative Cretan dishes.

The stand was visited by the Regional Secretary of Tourism, Anastasios Liaskos, the Ambassador of Greece in Moscow, Mr. Michael Spinellis and the Consul of Greece in the Russian capital, Mr. John Plotas, the Secretary General of ESO, Mr. Panos Livadas and executives ESO office in Moscow.

The head of the Cretan presence, Mr. Koukiadakis, together with the President of Travel Agents Crete, Mr. Michael Vlatakis and President of the Hotel Association, Mr. Emmanuel Chalkiadakis had the opportunity to meet with the Bishop of Moscow and Finance Officer Church of Russia, Mr. Tikhon and other Russian agents, who took them the interest of Russians in Crete, Greece and especially religious tourism. Indeed, it was agreed in the context of enlargement of the cooperation of the Church of Moscow and the Region of Crete and tourism operators on the island to accommodate the next time 25-member Russian ecclesiastical mission operators, specialized in religious tourism, religious and media to record , organize and then raise to the Russian market Cretan Christian monuments and historical and nature destinations.
Also on the stand Crete hosted meetings for the promotion of Cretan products in the presence of representatives of Heraklion and Development Network winemakers, which was represented by Mr. Nicholas Miliarakis.
Electronically, Crete is displayed by its website that the Pregecture has created: www.incrediblecrete.gr.

Παρασκευή, 22 Μαρτίου 2013

The first tourists arrived at Heraklion

  
 




  The first charter flight landed at Heraklion Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis" today, launching the new season.

  The Condor flight from Frankfurt with 174 German tourists arrived shortly before 9 am.The first tourists for the new season will stay in Crete for about two weeks. Most of them have visited  Crete before.

  The charter arrivals will continue today with another two flights.The first one will arive at one o'clock from Tel Aviv, with 166 Israelis and the other one will arrive later in the afternoon from Düsseldorf, with 162 tourists.


Sources: www.mpa.gr 

We are back

It has been so long...
We are going to come back soon.

Δευτέρα, 27 Αυγούστου 2012

The Forum: "Mapping the Future"


We are at the end of preparation of a forum intended to reinforce the Hellenic – Russian relationships in tourism. That means more power at the stability of the benign relationships between two countries, rooted in history but contemporary years also.

 Hellenic – Russian  Forum for Tourism entitled "Mapping the Future", organized by the Greek-Russian Chamber of Commerce in Knossos Royal in Hersonissos on 3-4 of September concerns throughout the Greek tourist who has or wants to have relations with Russia and takes place in ideal period for conclusion or confirmation partnerships and pre-season signing contracts.

Performed under the auspices of:

Ministry of Tourism - EOT - Russian Embassy in Greece - SETE - XEE - POX

 It attracts participation:

• the major Russian TO: Coral Travel - Labirint - Panteon Travel - Solvex Tourne St. Petersburg - South Cross - TEZ Tour - TUI Russia & CIS - Versa Travel

 • Organizations tourism promotion in Russia: ATOR (Association Tour Operator of Russia) - RST (Russian Union of Tourism Industry) - Media TRAVEL (Top Hotels) - Media Engineering - Banko Service

• The Ministry of Tourism of Greece

• Region of Crete 

• Region Dodecanese 

• Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises 

• Hellenic Chamber of Hotels 

Supported by:

• The Gold Sponsors: Aegean Airlines - Aldemar Hotels & Spa-Bluebird Airways

• The Sponsor Contact: Media Engineering

• The Technical Support Sponsor: Podimatas Audio Visual 

Knossos Royal where forum will take place
 
The program of forum is: 

3 September 2012

Hall 1 – Ermis / Apollon

09:30 - 10:15 Registration

10:30 - 11:00 Opening Speakers

Vladimir I. Chkhikvishvili, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Greek Republic

Anastasios Liaskos, General Secretary of Tourism

Stavros Arnaoutakis, Regional Governor of Crete

Fotis Chatzidiakos, Vice-Governor of the South Aegean Region

Christos Dimas, President / Hellenic Russian Chamber of Commerce

11:00 - 12:30 «Mapping the Future between Greece – Russia»

Keynote Speakers

Spyros Danellis, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee of Transport &

Tourism (TRAN)

Andreas Andreadis, President / Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises

Georgios Tsakiris, President / Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Yury Barzykin, Vice President / Russian Union of Tour Industry

Irina Turina, Press Secretary / Russian Union of Tour Industry

Alexandros Angelopoulos, Vice President / Aldemar Hotels & Spa

13:00 - 13:30 Honorary Speech by Mrs. Olga Kegalogianni, Minister of Tourism, in the area

of the ‘Fontana Amorosa’ restaurant

Speech by Mr. Eftichios Vasilakis, Vice President /Aegean Airlines

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch


Session Αʹ

15:30 - 17:00 Panel: «Visa – Air Transportation - Airports»

Panel Coordinator

Maya Lomidze, Executive Director /Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR)

Introduction by

Capt. Marios Sabrakos, Quality Manager - Flight Safety Manager & Security Officer /Bluebird

Airways

Panelists

Ioanna Papadopoulou, Consultant B’ in the C4 Dept. of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs

(confirmation pending)

Eftichios Vasilakis, Vice President / Aegean Airlines

Capt. Marios Sabrakos, Quality Manager - Flight Safety Manager & Security Officer/

Bluebird Airways

Georgios Pliakas, Airport Manager / Heraklion International Airport in Crete, “N. KAZANTZAKIS”

Tatiana Zotova, Commercial Director of Labirint

Andrey Agapov, Commercial Director of Solvex Tourne, St. Petersburg

Questions & Answers

17:00 - 17:15 Afternoon Coffee Break
 

Session Βʹ

17:15 - 18:45 Panel: «Marketing & Sales in Russia – Characteristics of a Russian

Client - Shopping Tourism»

Panel Coordinator

Tatiana Dmitrova, President / BANKO Service

Panelists

Alexander Burtin, Commercial Director / TEZ Tour

Zurab Dzhaparashvili, Vice President /TEZ Tour

Marina Borisovskaya, General Director of South Cross

Arsen Saakyan, Owner / Media Engineering

Yulia Shakirova, Senior Account Manager / Media Engineering

Anna Bondarenko, General Manager / Media Travel (Top Hotels)

Dimitris Charitidis, Development & Sales Director / Aldemar Hotels & Spa

Questions & Answers
 

4 September 2012

Conference Rooms Klio/Efterpi, Thalia/Melpo,

Kalia/Erato, PolymnEa/Ourania

09:00 - 10:00 Arrivals – Morning Coffee

10:00 - 14:00 Β2Β Meeting sessions of Russian Tour Operators and Greek Companies

Tour Operators

Coral Travel - Labirint - Panteon Travel - Solvex Tourne St. Petersburg - South Cross - TEZ Tour

TUI Russia & CIS - Versa Travel

Coffee –cookies & beverages offered throughout the B2B meeting sessions .

GOLD PARTNERS

Aegean Airlines

Aldemar Hotels & Spa

Bluebird Airways

COMMUNICATION PARTNER

Media Engineering

TECHNICAL SUPPORT PARTNER

Podimatas Audio Visual

UNDER THE AUSPICES OF

Embassy of the Russian Federation in Athens

Greek National Tourism Organisation

Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Hellenic Hotel Federation