Mikis Theodorakis’ body arrived at the port of Souda early in the morning, by ferry.
The great Greek artist had expressed the desire to be buried in Galatas, Chania, next to his father and brother and yesterday after the popular three-day pilgrimage in which crowds gathered, the trishagio in the diocese of Athens and the moving farewell to the port. of Piraeus began the last voyage to Crete. In this, they accompanied the body of Mikis Theodorakis, his son and other relatives.
Already enough people have gathered in the port of Souda to welcome and greet the great composer and fighter of the Republic.
Shortly after 7:20 am the car carrying the body of Mikis Theodorakis left the ship and began the procession towards the center of Chania. As soon as the hearse left the ship, the gathered people broke into applause and shouted “immortal”