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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.
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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