This years 3 day festival had a different blanket.
Every year the festival of the 99 Holy Fathers and St. John the Hermit
was A great ceremony ,for locals And visitors alike, for over 300 years this 3 day celebration has brought thousands of people together with two common causes A to Honor the memory of the 99 .And B to take part on the all night the October eating and dancing party .
A 700 euros to ELEPAP of Chania which is and organization who takes care of children with special disabilities
B 500 euros to the orphanage home of Agios Nektarios church of Chania for orphan children
C 500 euros to the school board of Paleochora so that they can fill the Diesel tank of the school heating system .
We thank everyone who participated ,donated , visited , of worked to make this event possible,and we wish we could do more for similar purposes in the future ,The next two days of the festival continued as usual with hundreds of people flocking to the Church receiving the blessing of the 99 Holy Fathers from the mystical ceremonies , and on the third day A crowd of few came to the festival of St , John the hermit ,fresh steaks , mezes, wine, and Cretan songs sang by the local residents kept us all company until the deep afternoon.