Heraklion is an exciting city known for its energy, its people and its history. This history gives the city a heritage that few small cities in the world can approach. However, today, Heraklion is a town in the midst of yet more cultural change, growing in its sense of itself in the modern European context.
Heraklion today; proud of its pivotal role as the epicenter of three continents, a city for the new century, has the desire, talent and energy to further develop its economic prosperity and culture.
A wealth of cultural events are organized every year, spaces have been allocated to young artists to exhibit their work and seminars, lectures and art workshops are on the increase offering to citizens and visitors alike authentic cultural experiences.