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Paros Festival 2019 - DAY 1

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Paros Festival 2019 - DAY 1

Time: July 12, 2019 all day
Location: Parikia
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Event Type: exhibition/έκθεση, concert/συναυλία, celebration/εορτασμός, workshop/εργαστήρι, paros festival 2019
Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2019

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10.00-13.00 Myths, legends, and truths | Ekatontapyliani Church
Narration workshop for fifth-grade and sixth-grade primary school pupils, with the archaeologist-tour guide Ari Sichlimiris and the art historian Katerina Konstantinou. [in Greek]
The Ekatontapyliani church is over 18 centuries old. The building has survived through the ages alongside the legends people narrate about it. Where is the hundredth gate? What’s the story of the bell tower? Where is the print left by Saint Theoktisti? Who was the pirate Nisyris? What happened to the master builder and his disciple? How did all those stories reach us? Which of all these are true? And which are fairy-tales? What stories do we have to tell about Ekatontapyliani?
Tracing the Mavrogeni family | Starting point Ekatontapiliani’s square
A game of discovering Parikia through the material and immaterial traces of the great family of Mavrogeni | In collaboration with Avgi Kalogianni.
Pick up the riddles and begin. Solve the riddles, ask the locals, follow the experts of Parikia, track all locations throughout the city and collect all ten collective cards of the 2nd Paros Festival.
20:00-21:00 Anthropologists@Work | Varoucha Mansion
20:00-21:00 Irini Varoucha: A cosmopolitan archaeologist from Paros | Municipal Art Space “Dimitrakopoulos”
Lecture by Despoina Evgenidou (Honorary Director of the Numismatic Museum) on the life and work of Irini Varoucha-Christodoulopoulou
Marinos Kontaras: The corsair of the Aegean | YRIA Workshop
Loop screening of the movie directed by G. Tzavellas (1948)
21:00 George Kontrafouris trio | Frankish monastery
Giorgos Kontrafouris - piano
Vasilis Koutsonanos - bass
Vasilis Podaras - drums
Giorgos Kontrafouris, a leading jazz musician in Greece, travels to Paros to present his forthcoming album, as well as previous compositions from his discography. The jazz piano trio includes two of the most active musicians in the greek jazz scene, Vasilis Koutsonanos and Vasilis Podaras. The George Kontrafouris Trio invites the public of Paros Festival in the Frankish monastery, an abandoned monastery in the heart of Parikia, trying to make the neglected monument a living space for the community.
22:00 Dodecanese and music of the Aegean | Agios Konstantinos
Traditional music concert with
Manolis Kottoros - violin, Martha Mavroidi - lafta, voice, Apostolos Karpontinis - lute, Stella Valasi - santuri
Focusing on the Dodecanese traditional music, the virtuoso violinist Manolis Kottoros, side-to-side with prominent musicians, takes us on a trip to the cultural and musical networks of the Aegean. In a night full of the island’s particular ambience, the Manolis Kottoros orchestra will immerse the audience in the experience of the Dodecanese soundscape.​

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