With the backdrop of the famous caves, where Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Joni Mitchel, have written some of their famous songs, the festival's Main Stage hosts some of the most famous names in Greek and international music scene. The greatest Doors’ tribute band in Europe, "Riders on the storm", the musician and performer Panos Mouzourakis, Paul Pavlidis and B - Movies, stunning Despoina Olympiou and the subversive artist of Cretan artistic scene Tzouganakis Michael, are some of the artists involved in the festival. The organizers have raised their expectations higher than last year's Festival, where more than 50,000 people where hosted and over 140 television networks around the world, had cover it.
The festival begins Saturday, June 2, from early morning and ends Monday, June 4. The concerts in the Main Stage starting from 5.00 pm, and completed in the early morning hours, with musicians and songwriters in a back to back ... Marathon. Throughout the day, however, from 10.00 p.m. music producers, performers and show men, are in charge for the absolute fun and pleasure. Multiple activities are held also in the Square Stage Matala and Reflections Stage, by the beach.
The program includes theatrical events, book presentations and activities for adults and children. Big surprises await bystanders, while the organizers emphasize that the whole area will be “dancing” in the mood of Matala Festival one week before the festival officially begins .
In the festival will be Fun Park, V.I.P. Lounge, Beach Bars, Cafes and creative expression workshops. The organization of the festival belongs to the Municipality of Phaistos with the support of Regional Unity Heraklion. Free Camping reserved.
|Date: 02/06/2012 – 04/06/2012 Place: Crete Venue: Matala Web:www.dimosfestou.gr|