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3rd Youth Festival "Syrianpasha"
At the festival of traditional Dances "Syrianpasha", children and teenage dance groups present a rich music-dance program with traditional dances from all over Greece! The festival is organized by the folklore-dance group "The Wisdom of Tradition".
9th Ermoupolis Choir Festival
The Ermoupolis Choir Festival is a great initiative of the Syros Music group, which has been established as an institution in the cultural events of Syros, with the participation of choirs from all over Greece and abroad.
1st International Festival of Latin American and African dances
The newly formed "Association of Friends of Latin American & African Dances" will organize for the first year in Syros the International Festival of Latin American & African dances, under the name "SYROS INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL". More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Dance Festival "DanceFest"
The Akropoditi Dance Centre, after the foundation of the "International Dance and Dancing Theatre AkropoditiDanceFest", with the vision of Angeliki Sigourou, organizes the 8th International Dance Festival, with multifaceted actions, such as contemporary dance workshops, choreographic, classical ballet, improvisation of technical clown, architectural dance, Alexander technique, Bodymusic, theatre, Flamencoand Yoga, Creative Dance Workshop for people with and without kinetic disabilities, modern creative workshop Dance for parents and children. It also includes performances of dance and theatre from Greece and abroad, as well as parallel actions in public areas. It is worth mentioning that in 2016 the Dance Theatre Akropoditi was awarded by the Charles Kun Awards for the MEDUSA show and for its total work in Syros.
More information: dancefest.akropoditi.gr
8th Syros International Film Festival
IFF was founded in 2013 by the initiator of the institution Jacob Moe, in collaboration with Cassandra Celestine. An annual meeting of Greek and international independent films with large film units, competition sections, short and feature films, tributes and many parallel events and debates taking place in Reconstructed and traditional areas of the island. The International Film Festival has ensured great collaborations, such as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Onassis Stegi. An unusual experience with great filmmakers from Greece and abroad that.
More information: www.syrosfilmfestival.org appeals to all our senses at the same time!
27th Ermoupolis Guitar Festival
Creative co-discovery of musical professors and students at the Syros Guitar Festival. Top musicians and educators, rich program with evening concerts, international competition "Guitar Games", Masterclass, seminars for novice students, classical orchestra by participating musicians. The artistic director of the festival is Angelos Nikolopoulos, who, with his consistency, has managed to create one of the oldest festivals that have been held with absolute success over the years on the island.
9th Accordion Festival
Every summer, accordionists from all over Greece and abroad give an appointment in Syros and share their passion for music. Since 2012 the festival is a volunteer effort accordionist and friends of the accordion. The representatives of the organization "Ourios Anemos" Cristelle Lukic and Candia Printezi with the power of their love for the accordion are aimed at its display in all its dimensions. For the 9th year in Syros, the festival includes excellent accordion music performances and the avant-garde of the unique event for this musical instrument throughout the country. Well-known artists, seminars, accordion exhibitions, workshops for children, concerts and dance celebrations.
More information: www.syrosaccordionfestival.com
The children's Festival of the Cyclades Syroskidz was organized for the first time in the summer of 2017 in Syros. From 2018 the Syroskidz travels to other islands of the Cyclades (Folegandros, Sifnos, Kythnos, Kimolos, Donousa) and is addressed exclusively to children. The festival's intention is to attract a child audience from all over Greece and abroad, prompting visitors to find themselves in Cycladic islands whose tourist movement can be encouraged. Already, the three years of the festival and the five years of the outdoor Children's painting exhibition (participating with their works children from all the Cyclades) which is part of the festival proved its appeal to the local communities and They created new perspectives for actions in languages other than Greek.
Walk Digital Festival
he festival links the unique architectural heritage of Syros with contemporary art Videoinstallationart. Friendship Milidaki and her team have created a festival with world originality. International artists create videoin-Stallationart in neoclassical buildings of Ermoupolis. The festival is the only artfestival in a public place in Greece. Their canvas the city buildings, where the arts of Videoinstallation, Art & Performingart meet.
More information: www.facebook.com/eyeswalk
13th Indie Rock Festival
The 13th Independent Rock Festival Ermoupolis presents bands from Syros and the whole of Greece. The Syrian rock scene continues to support the local figures, while giving the opportunity to its audience to attend new and remarkable bands that travel to the island exclusively for the festival.
16th International classical Music festival
High artistic level concerts with orchestras from abroad. Conductors and chamber music soloist and great performers. The festival is now an institution with an international reach, travels in time, remembers all the internationally renowned artists who have honored him, such as Leonidas Kavakos, NobukoImai, MichaelaMartin, FransHelmerson, RadovanVlatkovic, Giannis Vakkarelis, Kwstaskotsiwlis, MichelLethiec et al., presenting a program rich and eclectic in the historic Apollon Theatre. The major Greek violinist, the first leading of the National Opera and artistic director of the Yiannos Margariotis Festival, was one of its creators.
More information: www.festivalcyclades.com;ators.
4th Ecclesiastical Institution Festival "ANO"
The church organ Festival "ANO" is organized by the Catholic Diocese of Syros and the Association of Greek Catholics, aiming to offer high quality artistic events, highlighting the uniqueness of the church organ of St. George Cathedral in Ano Syros, which is the oldest church organ, which is in operation in Greece-year of construction 1888 by the famous ZenoFedeli. It takes place in a stunning spot on the top of the island with uninterrupted views of the Aegean Sea, creating a major attraction in the medieval settlement of Ano Syros.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/anofestival/
5th Rebetika Festival
The Rebetiko festival began in 2016 by the municipality of Syros – Ermoupolis, in collaboration with the Company of development and progress of the Chamber of Cyclades, and was established as an institution in the cultural events of Syros. The relationship of Syros with urban folk music, which prevails as an integral characteristic cultural element from the first decades of the 20th century. In the musical events of our island and the respect and recognition in the work of the great Markos Vamvakaris, who has made Rebetiko music and the island known throughout the world, formed the springboard for the creation of the festival "the Syra tou Markou Vamvakaris ".
The festival includes a wide variety of events, such as concerts, theatrical performances, lectures, exhibitions, seminars and events for children, in order to highlight the contribution of Syrianos Markos Vamvakaris and his his hometown in Greece and External.
Animasyros managed to become one of the 20 most important cartoon festivals in the world. The festival President Vasilis Karamoutsanis, from his love for Syros, has created an international festival that stands out. It includes competition sections, special screenings in Posidonia and the medieval settlement of Ano Syros, film presentations, tributes, secret screenings, important international guests, educational workshops for people with disabilities and The market, an annual professional meeting of the leading professionals of the world animation in Syros. It hosts hundreds of animated characters and even more animation fans from around the world, with great collaborations such as the Onassis Stegi and the National Opera.
More information: www.animasyros.gr
8th Syros Jazz Festival
SyrosJazzFestival was created by the love of Syrians Vangelis Aragianni and Giannis Roussou for Jazz music. It started in 2013, but its contributors had organized many important concerts in previous years, starting from 2016. One of the highlights was in 2010 the presence of two great American artists of the MilesGriffith and drummer ClarencePenn. The festival hosts every year important bands from Greece and abroad. Apart from concerts, it includes improvisation seminars and screenings of jazz films, the Apollo Theatre, as well as parallel events, which stand out for their quality. The festival's events are the epilogue of the cultural program of the municipality of Syros – Ermoupolis in the month of October, which is now an integral part of civilization on the island.
More information: www.syrosjazzfestival.gr