A musical perfromance on Wed, Aug 10th, 2011
-On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 a musical performance of Greek folk-rock
music will take place in the Caldera of Santorini during sunset time. The
concert will be hosted on the vessel F/B Nisos Thirasia, which will start at
19.00 from Athinios port and 19.15 from the Old Port of Fira and the return
is at 22:30. Songs will include compositions of Greek composers Thanasis
Papakonstantinou, Sokratis Malamas, Christo Thiveos, Orfeas Peridis and Bob
Dylan, Tim Buckley and more.
With Konstantinos Pelekanos-guitar, vocals, Christoforos. Gavallas-guitar,
Lukas. Kerkyras-double bass, Nikos. Souliotis-percussions and Vasilis
Panagiotidis-guitar, harmonica, vocals, Takis Tzounakos-piano, vocals.
Admission fee is at 25 Euros, incuding finger food and wine. Tickets are
sold in Pelican Travel, central square of Fira, tel. +30-2286022220. Or you
can reserve your tickets at
mysantorini.com/Musical-Performance-on-board… Old Port is
accessible by cable car or steps from Fira town and Athinios by car/taxi.
Megaro Gyzi Festival: Jose Franch-Ballester and Vanessa Benelli Mosell
-A special recital of classical music for clarinet and piano by two internationally award-winning exceptional virtuoso soloists of the new generation of rising stars, the Spanish clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester and the Italian pianist Vanessa Benelli Mosell, will take place on 17/8. Jose Franch-Ballester has won the worldwide famous prize '2010 MIDEM Classique Outstanding Young Artist' and with his superb technique and sensitive interpretation has already a significant career with appearances in numerous concerts in USA, Europe, Asia and South America. Vanessa Benelli Mosell is an internationally recognized talented pianist, award-winning for her poetic and sensual playing. 17 aug, 21:00 – 23:30, www.megarogyzi.gr
Painting exhibition 'Fotodiodos: ' by Alexandros Valvis
The solo painting exhibition of Alexandros Valvis, titled 'Fotodiodos: 2001-2011', will be launched at the Cultural Center Megaro Gyzi on Sunday 28th August. FOTODIODOS is the bridge to meet again with art as the code, which creates the truth as an image and the reflected image becomes reality. The artist returns to the island of his origin after a 18-year stay in Germany and presents for the first time in Santorini his work of the last ten years. He is going to exhibit paintings with mixed technique (acrylics, natural materials, resin on wood), but also some drawings (chalk & charcoal on paper Ingres). The exhibition is organized and curated by Yannis Papaconstantinou, Artistic Director of Megaro Gyzi. Opening of exhibition: Sunday 28th August 2011, 21:00 Duration of exhibition: 28 August - 24 September 2011