The cultural activities in Kria Vrissi are :
É. Clubs of Culture
There are two clubs of Culture : "Alexandros Ipsilantis" whose members came from Pontus
and "Pirros" whose membercome from Epiros. There are dancing teams which children can join to
learn dancing mostly traditional dances. These clubs take part in the National Parades and in
various municipal activities.
Particularly the Cultural Club of Pontus owns a small historic archieves of great material and
Both of the clubs rest in the Cultural Centre of Kria Vrissi.
ÉÉ. Cultural Activities
- Carnival : It is a custom in Kria Vrissi as well as in North Greece.
It takes place each year in Sunday of Tirini and attracts many visitors. In 1996 it was attended by more than
30.000 people(According to the local police reports). There were 29 participations and more that
1.600 people for the crews.
- Cultural September: It takes place each year in September. The activities are :
Film presentations, theatrical performances, Athletic games, "A table for elder", Dancing nights, Demonstration
of war art, singing festival for children, concerts. More than 30.000 people attend the festivities.
- Agricultural-Induystrial Exhibition(Prefecture of Pella): It is the most important happening each
year. It takes place in September. More than 100 exhibitors take part(tools, machinery, Computers e.t.c. are exhibited).
More than 50.000 visitors attend the exhibitions and the profits are more than 100.000.000 drh. The closing of the exhibition
is quite amazing. Fireworks and crowds of people to watch them.
- Plantation of Trees: It takes place each March and lasts ten days. It aims
to make people more sensitive to Egology and Protection of the Environment. These trees are given out to the
citizens free of charge
Needs for Cultural
Kria Vrissi needs to be finacially supported by the governments. But the governments seem to be
obsent when they are needed. All the cultural activitiesoccur through Finacial support that comes
from the local citizens and the Town Council.
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