With president of the Greek parliament, Evangelos Maimarakis, the annual events celebrating the anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece took place in Chania.
The events, organized by the Regional Unity of Chania, the Municipality of Chania began in the morning, with glorification at the Metropolitan Church of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary.
The consecutive procession to the Firka Fortress, the beginning of the Flame, was held and the morning events were closed with a festive speech by the Mayor of Chania, Emm. Skoulakis and immediately afterwards a visit was made to the Maritime Museum of Crete as well as the presentation of new exhibits of the Museum from the collection / Tzortzaki. This collection includes the archival material of the Tzortzis family (Venetian period) such as maps, papyri, various documents.