VIDEO: The 102nd anniversary of Crete’s Union with Greece

The 102nd anniversary of Crete’s Union with Greece was celebrated today with the hoisting of the Greek flag over the historic fortress Firkas in the old port of Chania.

The events started early on Monday morning in Chania, when the naval and Cretan division band performed in the main streets of the city.

An official divine service took place in the Cathedral and then a procession was formed to follow the Greek flag to the Firkas Fortress.

The Mayor of Chania, Anastasios Vamvoukas made a reference to the period.

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