Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Photos: Nikitia 2012 - Φωτογραφίες: Νικήτεια 2012


Nikitia is celebrated every year on September 15th, in memory of St. Nikitas. The day starts with mass at the church of St Nikitas, in Frangokastello, Sfakia. Afterwards, the assembled crowd moves to the sports field, located opposite the church, so that the sport competitions can begin.



St Nikitas' Church





 

Mr Paulos Polakis Mayor of the Municipality of Sfakia with Deputy Mayor, Mr Protopapadakis Giorgos

Mr Kriaras, Professor of Mathematics, with Deputy Mayor Mr Protopapadakis Giorgos

100m running















Disc Throwing Competition



























Shot Put Competition



















Getting ready for Shooting Competition














Men's & women's 1500m running finals


1st and 2nd place

3rd and 4th place

1st and 2nd place


Boys' Long Jump Competition


























Shooting Competition






Few of the winners











Cretan Shot Put Competition






Shooting Competition











St Nikitas' Church

Photographer: Evi Thomakou

You are welcome to use the fotos in any way you like, but please credit me. Thank you.


Photos from the Paramotor Meeting, that also took place the same day in memory of St. Nikitas, can be found here - Φωτογραφίες απο τη Παγκρήτια Paramotor Συνάντηση, που επίσης διεξήχθη την ίδια μέρα προς τιμή του Αγ. Νικήτα, θα βρείτε εδώ: Pancretan Paramotor Meeting in Frangokastello 2012


Check photos from last year's event - Φωτογραφίες απο τα περσινά Νικήτεια: Nikitia 2011 - Νικήτεια 2011




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