The Civil Memorial Service of Eleftherios and Sophocles Venizelos was held in the morning at the Venizelos family graves in Akrotiri.
The ceremony was organized by the Municipality of Chania and the National Institute “Eleftherios K. Venizelos”, while Deputy Minister of State, Terence Quick, gave a speech.
Before the memorial service, Metropolitan of Kydonia and Apokoronos, Damaskinos, officiated a service held at Prophet Elia’s Church.
On Saturday evening, prize winners of the 13th Pan-Hellenic Student Essay Competition for Eleftherios Venizelos were awarded at the “Stavros S. Niarchos” Hall.
The competition is held every year by the National Institute of Research “Eleftherios K. Venizelos”, under the aegis of the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs.
Sponsors of the student awards and the event are partners and sponsors of the Institute Emmanouil and Damaskini Mihailakis.