“kazatzakia”: Every year, in September , in Stoupa a lot of cultural events are dedicated to our famous writer N. Kazatzakis. Very close to Stoupa (4km), in the picturesque Kardamili, every year, in May, the ‘Kardamili International Jazz Festival’ takes place. Over 50 live-concerts, free of charge, give their performances in almost all cafes, restaurants and taverns.