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3 temporary exhibitions for the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete (May 20 - June 1, 1941), three temporary exhibitions are taking place in the island, accompanied by other photo exhibitions, film projections, projection mapping on historic buildings, etc. Most of those temporary events have a short term nature (just for a couple of weeks). We wish they could last for a longer period!




1. Exhibition-Tribute to the 80 years since the Battle of Crete 

Temporary exhibition of the Cultural Association of Crete for Crete during the German Occupation presenting rare photos, newspapers, magazines, books and documents. The exhibition is accompanied by the presentation of two rare ten-minute 16 mm films of the period of the Battle of Crete. Curator: Lefteris Lambrakis
Location: Sabbionara Gate, Chania
Duration: May 1530, 2021.

Exhibition-Tribute to the 80 years since the Battle of Crete, Chania


2. "The Battle of Crete - 80 Years" 

Temporary exhibition of the Association for the Preservation of the Memory of the Battle of Crete and the Resistance for the events of the Battle of Crete presenting rare, unpublished, photographs and objects of the time based on the photo archive of Dimitris Skartsilakis and the collection of objects of Stelios Tripalitakis. During May 21-24, a projection mapping event took place on a nearby historic building.
Location: Center for Mediterranean Architecture, Chania
Duration: May 20 -30, 2021

"The Battle of Crete - 80 Years", Chania


3. "80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete - The Battle of Heraklion (May 20 - June 1, 1941)" 

An exhibition of historical relics and archives co-organized by the Region of Crete with the Municipality of Heraklion and the Historical Museum of Crete. For the first time, the contribution of Heraklion to the Battle of Crete is highlighted through the Archives of K.E. Mamalakis & I. Prekatsounakis. During May 21-24 a projection mapping event took place on a wall of Koules (Rocca a Mare) fortress.
Location: St. Mark Basilica, Heraklion
Duration:  May 15 – June 27, 2021

"80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete - The Battle of Heraklion (May 20 - June 1, 1941), Heraklion



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