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Sunday, August 25

 

Dance group parade

19:15| Skopelos Port

 

Programme

20:30 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

  • Cultural Dance Association of Filiro / Association of expatriatesfrom Serres «The Union»| Dances from Thrace 

  • Cultural Association of Neo Rysio “Aretsu” | Dances from Macedonia

  • “Diamantis Palaiologos” Dance Group | Dances from Cappadocia

  • Cultural and Folklore Association of Skopelos | Dances from the Islands

  • Cretan Association of Oreokastro “Erotokritos” | Dances of Crete

  • Cultural Association from Amsiana | Dances of Pontus

 

 

Volunteers Welcome Party

23:00 | Port (green lighthouse) Dress Code: White 

with DJ SIdas & DJ Palai | Screadriver Team

 

 

 

Monday, August 26

 

Tour around the Town of Skopelos

10:00| Festival Heaquarters

In collaboration with the Center for the Study of the Island of Skopelos.

Participation Applications until 24 August at  www.dancefestival.gr

 

DancefestivalGR Quiz with Spyros Grammenos

12:00 | Cocktail Bar Vrachos

 

Folk Dance Seminar in English

17:00 |Glysteri Beach Bar

Dances from Lebanon

Instructors:Dabkeh Hednaniyeh فرقةالدبكةالهدنانية

 

 

Programme

21:00 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

Dance Group of Gastuni “Terpsihori” | Dances of the Peloponnese

Dance Group of  from Minor Asia, Kordelio “Agia Fotini” | Dances from Minor Asia

“Chorophilosophi Marousi” | Dances from Thrace 

Creatn Department of Cultural and Sports Association of Agios Georgios Volos | Dances from Creta

Puri Cultural Association /  Cultural association of Makrirahi | Dances from Pelion

Pontian Cultural Association '' The Prophet Elias '' | Dances from Pontus

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 27

 

Excursion to Glossa

09:30| Port Departure of Dance Groups

11:00|Presentation of Traditional Costume of Skopelos, Louki Square, Glossa. Instructors: Christos Palaiologos Music: Andrea Brown 

 

 

 

Beach Party 

14:30 |Apanemo Limnonari Beach Bar

 

Programme

21:00 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

  • Cultural Association of Kozani | Dances from Macedonia

  • “Aretsou” Folklore Association of Neon Rision | Dances from Smyrna, Minor Asia 

  • Society of Culture of Neochoruda “Megas Aleksandros/ Alexander the Great”| Dances of Macedonia

  • Dance Group XORΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ | Dances from Arkadia

  • Dabkeh Hednaniyeh فرقةالدبكةالهدنان| Dances from Lebanon

  • Folklore Association of Paralia Avlidas | Dances from the Islands

 

 

Traditional feast

23:30 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

 

 

Daily ticket: 3 euros

3-day ticket:5 euros

 

The Festival is not funded by any state or European body.The small ticket price is necessary for the sustainability and long-term prospects of the festival.

 

Team:

 

Art Direction

Christos Palaiologos

Nafsika Palaiologou

 

Production Manager

Konstantina Angeletou

 

Production Assistant

Elli Fameliari

 

Coordination of Volunteers

Maria Kyttari

 

Communications

Dimitrios Haliotis

 

Photographer

Giannis Skiathitis

 

Video 

Michalis Gigintis

Nikolas Makris

 

Stage Manager

Maria Anagnostou

 

Theather Venue Manager

Kostas Polymeros

 

Secretarial support

Julia Reina

Giulia Burzio

 

Sound

Νew Media Services

 

Musicians:

Alexandros Papageorgakopoulos - Clarinet

Sakis Karakostas - Violin

Giorgos Magalios - Singer

Thanos Garanis - Lute

Thanos Karakatsianis - Accordion

Thodoros Miskas - Electric Bass

July 31, 2018

Pre-festival Events

 

Monday, August 20, | Skopelos Museum of History

Traditional motif art workshop for children

In collaboration with the Center for the Study of the Island of Skopelos.

Free Entrance

 

 

Tuesday, August 21  – Thursday, August 30  | Vakratsa House Museum

Hours: 19:00 -22:00

Exhibition of traditional motif pictures from the children’s workshop organised by the Center for the Study of the Island of Skopelos

Free Entrance

 

Wednesday, August 22, 21:30 | Orfeas Cinema

Concert by the Austrian Folk Group “Die Wandervögel”

With the support of the Austrian Embassy.

Free Entrance

 

 

Saturday, August 25

 

Dance group parade

19:00 | Skopelos Port

 

Programme

20:30 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

  • “TA VAVOULA” Cultural Dance Association of Makrykapa, South Evoia | Dances from Karystos
  • Cultural Club of Litochoro | “Wedding of Litochoro” and Macedonia dances
  • “Diamantis Palaiologos” Dance Group | Dances from Minor Asia
  • “En Choro” Center of Dance and Folk art | Dances of Thessaly - Karditsa
  • Cultural and Folklore Association of Skopelos | Dances from the Islands
  • Pontian Dancers of Kavala Association | Dances of Pontus

 

Welcome Party

23:30 | Port (green lighthouse)

 

 

Sunday, August 26

 

Tour around the Town of Skopelos

10:00| Festival Heaquarters

  • Vakratsa House Museum - Nirvana Museum
  • Byzantine Traditional Settlement

In collaboration with the Center for the Study of the Island of Skopelos.

Participation Applications until 24 August at  www.dancefestival.gr

 

DancefestivalGR Quiz

12:00 | Cocktail Bar Vrachos

 

Folk Dance Seminar

18:00 |Orfeas

Dances from Poland, Germany, Austria, Ukraine and Lithuania

Instructors: Danuta Stogidis and Panagiotis Stogidis.

 

Say Opa!

19:30 | Festival Headquarters

Folk dance lessons in English

 

Programme

21:00 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

  • Dance Department of Begoulaki Patras “Oi Agioi Apostoiloi: Petros & Pavlos” | Dances of the Peloponnese
  • “Apameia” Cultural - Educational Association | Dances of North-eastern Aegean
  • «Tegea» Cultural Association | Dances from Drama
  • “Digenis Oroklinis” Cyprus | Dances of Cyprus
  • Folk Traditional Club of Megara | Custom of Megara
  • Charity - Cultural - Folklore Association of Makrygiali “I Stegi tis Agapis” | Dances of Crete and Pontus 

 

Monday, August 27

 

Excursion to Glossa

09:30| Port Departure of Dance Groups

11:00| Presentation of Traditional Costume of Skopelos, Louki Square, Glossa.  Instructor: Christos Palaiologos  Music: Marilena Chrysochoidi

 

 

Beach Party

14:30 |Kastani Beach Bar

 

Programme

21:00 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

  • Thrakiki Estia Kilkis | Custom of the Camel
  • Greek Lyceum, Spata
  • Cultural Association of Eleftheroupoli | Dances of Macedonia
  • Dance Group of Konitsa | Dances of Kappadokia
  • Cultural Association of Polygyros | Dances of Eastern Romylia
  • Folk Dance Department of the Municipality of Petroupoli | Dances of Crete
     

 

Traditional feast

23:30 | Open-air Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 

 

 

Daily ticket: 3 euros

3-day ticket: 5 euros

Agust 12, 2015

SUNDAY 23-08-2015

 

19.45   Parade by  Festival participants – Skopelos Port

 

21.00   Festival Opening – Open Municipal Theater of Skopelos

 Participants: Skopelos Cultural Society Dance Group, Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Patras, Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Naoussa, Dance Group of the Cultural Society of Kassiopi-Corfu, Educational Society of Spiliotes-Larissa “O Kissavos”, Cultural Society of Women and Friends of Neo Souli, Serres, Society of Pontians of Metamorfosi “O Efxinos Pontos”

23.30  Welcome party by the volunteers for all participants in the festival at the old port

MONDAY  24-8-15

​11.30 Tour of the alleys of the Town of Skopelos by the Folklore and Cultural Society of Skopelos – Meeting point: Vakratsas Museum.

 

 

18.30  Cretan Dance Seminar, by the “Idea Gi” Association for the Research & Dissemination of Cretan Tradition– Hotel Dionyssos

 

19.30 “SayOPA!” Greek Dance lessons for the island’ s foreign visitors – Skopelos Old Port

 

21.00 

Second day of the Festival

Participants:Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Patras, “K. Betsani” dance group of Skopelos, Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Veroia,Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Halkida, Cultural Society of Platanoulia “Agios Haralambos”,EverestNepalCulturalGroup,“IdeaGi”Society for the Research & Dissemination of Cretan Tradition

 

TUESDAY 25-8-15

 

 

11.00  Open rehearsal of Cretan dances by the “Idea Gi” Society for the Research & Dissemination of Cretan Tradition– Glossa Square

12.00 Pontiac Dance Seminar by the Pontiac Society of Nestos-Kavala – Glossa Square

15.30 Beach Party at the Limnonari beach

21.00 Third day of Festival

Participants: Society of Pontians of Nestos-Kavala, Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Naoussa, Cultural Society of Cyprus “Digenis o Oroklinis”, Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Veroia, “Diamantis Palaiologos”  Dance Group of Skopelos

 

WEDNESDAY 26-8-15

 

10.00 Presentation of the traditional costume of Skopelos based on the research and study of Ms. Marika Delitsikou  Introduced by: Christos Palaiologos

March 15, 2013

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