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Matala Beach Festival in Crete Ready to Kick Off

Matala Beach Festival will take place in an atmosphere full of music and fun in Matala, Crete, from Friday, June 19, to Sunday, June 21, with the participation of many Greek and foreign artists. The festival will also include creative activities...

60,000 People Live the Hippie Myth in Matala Festival aka "Burning Man" of Europe

Matala Beach Festival, the reuniting point for hippies from all over the world could also be described as the Burning Man of Europe, except this festival takes place on a gorgeous beach (Matala) on the Greek island of Crete. During the...

Matala Beach Festival Remembers Hippies

The curtain opened on June 22 for the Matala Festival for a third consecutive year, with a spectacular celebration. Visitors from around the world and from many parts of the country flocked to the reference point of the 1960's...

Matala Festival Opens Its Doors

Matala in southern Crete is a region that became popular in the 60's and the 70's as the temporary home for a stream of travelers who followed the traces of a particular hippie-trail. They lived in ancient caves, next to...

Matala Festival 2: Crete Welcomes Hippies of the World Once More

Do you know Matala? Because hippies love it and that's the perfect reason why Crete plans the Matala Festival 2! The myth of Matala appears to be alive and it is expected that the famous caves will be full again. In the 60's...