FESTIVAL 2017

2017 FESTIVAL EVENT PROGRAMM

MEGAROΝ GYZI MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Cultural Centre MEGAROΝ GYZI, since its establishment and particularly during the tourist season, organizes cultural events, such as painting exhibitions, concerts, music recitals, theatrical performances, photographic exhibitions, book presentations, which attract the interest of the local residents and the numerous tourists of the island.
From 2007 and onwards the Cultural Centre Megaron Gyzi has been organizing annually during August (1-23/8) the Megaron Gyzi Festival, a festival of various cultural events including music concerts, art & painting exhibitions, theatrical performances etc. All visitors, foreign and Greek, enjoy these events at no charge, since there is a free general admission policy.
The Megaron Gyzi Festival, this August feast of culture, has been established as an institution in the cultural events of the summertime in Santorini, upgrading the cultural life of the island and attracting the special interest of the local community and the visitors of the island.

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Upcoming Events

25 November 2017

A Marriage Proposal

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 November 2017

The Little Black Fish

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12 December 2017

8tetto

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
27 January 2018

Momo Jazz Trio

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

+ 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 […]

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 the European Commission.
EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe, is Europe’s Label for remarkable festivals initiated by the European Festivals Association. It is an international festival community connecting festivals that are deeply committed to the arts, their communities and Europe.
Following an open call to apply for the EFFE Label 2017-2018, hundreds of festivals submitted applications to demonstrate their excellence concerning artistic commitment, community involvement and international/European engagement.

Gyzi Megaron Festival has been selected to receive the EFFE Label 2017-2018. Since 2015, It is part of the EFFE Platform, initiated by the European Festivals Association, which consists of festivals that stand for artistic quality and have a significant impact on the local, national and international level. The quality Label recipients represent 31 European countries and offer a wide range of genres and activities to their audiences.

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Past Events

29 August 2017

THE MUSE

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
25 August 2017

ATTIK IN PARIS …AND OTHER STORIES WITH GIORGIS CHRISTODOULOU

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
22 August 2017
18 August 2017

MUSIC AND PANTOMIME FOR SAXOPHONE, VOICE, VIOLIN AND PIANO

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
16 August 2017

ATHENS QUINTET D. DOUNIS IOANNA FORTI

CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11 August 2017

CHAMBER MUSIC EVENING FROM THE “YOUNG MASTERS”

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10 August 2017

YOUNG MASTERS ENSEMBLE

CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
08 August 2017

SAVINA YANNATOU KOSTAS GRIGOREAS

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm
04 August 2017

HAIG YAZDJIAN MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
01 August 2017

AENAON string quartet

CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
28 July 2017

ATHENS STATE ORCHESTRA WOODWIND QUINTET

GYZI MEGARON CULTURAL CENTRE
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
25 July 2017

Greek National Radio Choir (ERT)

CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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