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Gyzi Megaron Festival was honored with an important recognition today.

Gyzi Megaron Festival was honored with an important recognition today. The Ministry of Culture and Sports responded positively to our request for a sponsorship, recognizing in this way the Festival’s great contribution to the country’s cultural activities. Gyzi Megaron Festival is now a cultural event with a national prestige, worthy of the island of Santorini.

FESTIVAL 2017 EVENT PROGRAMM

Tuesday July 25th 2017 (21.00h) The Greek National Radio Choir (ERT), under the direction of Dimitris Ktistakis, to take us to the Italian Renaissance and German romance, but also to the American Gospel and Spiritual (the recital will be given in the St. John Cathedral) Friday July 28th 2017 (21.00h) The Woodwind Quintet of the […]

+ Peter Stefanou Catholic Bishop of Syros, Santorini and Crete

  Dear friends, the winter that passed was full of successful artistic actions and projects by the Gyzi Megaron Cultural Centre; a sequel of the summer festival for the first time after 4 decades of cultural contribution. Αs a result of a fruitful collaboration with the Municipality of Thira and the Municipal Athletic, Cultural and […]

Konstantinos Grigoriou Artistic Director of Gyzi Megaron Festival

It is with great joy and honor that I welcome you at this year’s Gyzi Megaro Festival. An institution and attraction for visitors of this island, which has been taking place in one of the few historical mansions of the 17th century that survived the earthquakes of 1956, the Gyzi Megaron. This year’s programme embraces, […]

Anastasios Symeonidis Artistic Director ERT Music Ensembles

ERT Choir (Greek Radio and Television), founded in 1977 by Manos Hadjidakis, director of the Third Program of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, has made many appearances abroad and in Greece, having as its purpose the initiation of a wider audience in choral creation. Its repertoire includes more than 900 composers, while it specializes in chamber […]

Stefanos Tsialis Artistic Director Athens State Orchestra

It is a great pleasure for the Athens State Orchestra to participate for the first time at the Gyzi Megaron Festival. Τhe exterior beauty of the island’s natural landscape meets with the inner beauty of artistic intent, spirituality, creativity. This in itself is a special form of artistic engagement that is totally consistent with our […]

Nikolaos-Anastasios Zorzos Mayor of Thira

Gyzi Megaron has demonstrated through time a series of remarkable cultural interventions that highlight its interest in being a part of the cultural activities of our island. The Municipality of Thira aims both in the promotion of our history and cultural heritage and the creation of cultural expression. We are especially pleased that a creative […]

Sumer Festival 2017

Gyzi Megaro Festival. An institution and attraction for visitors of this island, which has been taking place in one of the few historical mansions of the 17th century that survived the earthquakes of 1956, the Gyzi Megaron. This year’s programme embraces, as always, all kinds of music creation, inaugurating important collaborations with two of the […]

In Europe the arts are just a festival away!

In Europe the arts are just a festival away! The European Festivals Association (EFA) has been uniting distinguished music, dance, theatre and multidisciplinary arts festivals from Europe and beyond for more than 60 years. Thanks to EFA’s history and the continuous support of its members, EFA was chosen to implement the pilot project EFFE by […]