What’s new Chania? (Ep. 24)
Hello, I am Elia and this is brief news cast for the english speaking residents and the visitors of Chania. We focus on local news, as we go through the pages of Haniotika nea newspaper.
At this episode we talk about the 8th Panhellenic Festival “Deaf and Hearing in Action”, the fact that greek cities are not hospitable to people with special needs, and the first student reactions after their return to school with the special conditions caused by the pandemic.
At this episode we talk about the evacuation of the occupied historical building known as the “Rosa Nera” squat, that has divided the people in Chania, the return of students to their schools and the falling prices in small hotels in September.
At this episode, we talk about the emergency restrictive measures that were imposed in Chania due to the pandemic, the cancellation of all cultural events this week, the widening of the road leading to Sfakia and the risk of drought that threatens Crete.
At this episode we talk about an exhibition of classic motorcycles, the swim of 25 km, from Balos beach to Kisamos, of a 45 years old Cretan superathlete in support of a special school of the area, and the number of coronavirus cases on Chania.
At this episode we talk about the large fire that was raging in Selino for three days endangering villages and the protected cedar forest at kedrodasos beach, and the course of the pandemic on Greece.
At this episode we talk about the new neasures against the corona virus, “Haris” the caretta carreta sea turtle of the old harbour and the beach of Lafonisi.
In this episode we talk about three photos exhibitions, about an early Christian church and the new preventing measures for the corona virus pandemic
On this episode we talk about new, stricter measures against corona virus, we remember the history Tanais shipwreck in the Cretan Sea during WWII and we introduce a new poetry collection. And don’t forget about our “word of the day”!
On this episode we talk about the increased number of corona virus cases in Greece and Crete, a significant donation that will upgrade the health services in Kissamos and Kandanos, we visit the Municipal Garden to watch a play, walk around the centuries old trees and visit the historical cafe “Kipos” and we enjoy the full moon at the Archaiological museum of Kissamos.
Finally, can you guess our word of the day during the heatwave?
On the 15th episode we focus on the cultural events of the following days, including theatrical plays and the 10th dance festival Dance Days Chania. Also, this time, our Word of the day is actually not a word, but a very famous Cretan expression!
On our 14th episode, we talk about the arrival of the first British visitors, about the art exhibitions in Chania and the festival of local products “Agricultural August”. And don’t forget our word of the day!