August 2018

August 2018

1 July - 2 September

Horto Festival 2018

The Non-Profit Foundation Angelinis-Hadjinikou has been organizing and bringing to fruition an artistic, pedagogical and cultural summer festival at the seaside village of Horto, at the foot of Mt. Pelion in Thessaly, Greece.

Now in its 34th consecutive year, the Foundation has had an unbroken record in bringing an extraordinarily wide range of musical and cultural experiences from Greece and abroad to the region of South Pelion.

Events are held at the Open Air Theatre or the Hadjinikis Hall in Horto.

Events will be listed on the following pages in date order together with their promotion poster poster giving details of dates, time, venue, etc., but for further information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html

16 July - 20 August

The Lost Unicorn Music Festival 2018

This year The Lost Unicorn Music Festival will present an exciting program of music, including traditional Greek, jazz and contemporary, as well as a one-man theatre piece and an exibition of beautiful watercolours

Live Events at The Lost Unicorn Tsagarada - individual events are listed here in date order

For more information and Reservations (recommended): 24260 49930

https://lostunicornhotel.gr/en/programme-of-events-summer-2018/

01 - 20 August

The Lost Unicorn Music Festival 2018

Exhibition: "Sketches of Pelion"

Watercolours by Tony Babington - originals, prints and greetings cards

Live Events at The Lost Unicorn Tsagarada

Every evening between 19:00 - 23:00

For more information and Reservations (recommended): 24260 49930

https://lostunicornhotel.gr/en/programme-of-events-summer-2018/

02 - 12 August

Exhibition

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05 - 18 August

Lafkos Exhibitions

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06 - 12 August

Music Village 2018

2nd session - Satellite Workshops

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For more information: www.music-village.gr

06 & 07 August

Piano at Aloni

Aloni Theatre, Aghios Georgios Nileias, Pelion @ 21:00

In 2015, Aloni Theatre initiated a very important institution within the framework of its educational character. “Piano at Aloni” is a two-day festival featuring internationally awarded young piano soloists, in collaboration with the internationally acclaimed pianist and instructor, Agathi Leimoni.

In particular, this festival is organized in order to give the chance to young talented pianists to present their art, share their talent with the audience and experience along with it the beauty of music in this majestic theatre which hosts ideally performances of the greatest composers’ masterpieces, thanks to its excellent acoustics. While at the same time, the festival revives the rich cultural tradition of the area where, throughout the centuries, its inhabitants were particularly familiar with European music and every mansion had its own piano.

Entrance: 7 Euros

For more information: www.theatroaloni.gr

07 - 11 August

Horto Festival 2018

Seminar - "Colla Voce" - Opera Workshop & Analysis, Repertoire and Interpretation

of Art Song

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For more information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html

08 August

Concert with Maria Farantouri

Aloni Theatre, Aghios Georgios Nileias, Pelion

The internationally renowned Greek singer performs new and old songs from her extensive repertoire. Along with her, the musicians Takis Farazis on piano and David Lynch on brass take us to an exciting musical voyage through time and sound.

For more information: www.theatroaloni.gr

11 - 20 August

The Lost Unicorn Music Festival 2018

Rea Theodorou plays piano

Classical, modern, Greek

Live Events at The Lost Unicorn Tsagarada

Restaurant opens 19:30, music starts at 20:45. Last orders and music ends at 22:30

For more information and Reservations (recommended): 24260 49930

https://lostunicornhotel.gr/en/programme-of-events-summer-2018/

12 August @ 20:30

A "Musical Aura" with the famous guitarist Eva Fampas

At the Archontiko Parisis, Lafkos

Sponsored by music lovers, Archontiko Parisis Mansion & the Cultural Club of Lafkos (Drasi).

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13 - 19 August

Horto Festival 2018

Vocal Masterclass

With the internationally acclaimed bass from Metropolitan Opera in New York, Dimitris Kavrakos, in a unique masterclass of lyrical song.

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For more information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html

17 August

Casus Nights

Olive Paradise

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17 August

Concert by Kostas Theodorou – “Black Forest”

Aloni Theatre, Aghios Georgios Nileias, Pelion

Narrative jazz from Edessa with extensions. Percussion, bass, vocals: Kostas Theodorou / Nay: Charis Lambrakis / Oud, guitar, tanpura: Kyriakos Tapakis

For more information: www.theatroaloni.gr

17 - 21 August

The Summer Yoga and Botanology Retreat

Lagou Raxi Country Hotel, Lafkos

Hosted by Armonia Nature Yoga Retreats

17 August at 19:00

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/ArmoniaYogaCenterGR/ or email to: mail@lagouraxi.com

19 - 25 August

6-day Mindfulness Workshop / Retreat

Lagou Raxi Country Hotel, Lafkos

Hosted by Liz Carey Libbrecht - Energy psychology therapist - MBSR instructor - Mindfulness teacher

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For more information: Tel - +33 660 545179 / Email: liz.carey-libb@orange.fr

19 - 25 August

Music Village 2018

3rd session - The Other Self

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For more information: www.music-village.gr

20 - 25 August

Horto Festival 2018

Seminar - "Indian Classical Music Workshop"

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For more information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html

23 August

Theatrical play – Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

Aloni Theatre, Aghios Georgios Nileias, Pelion

A resistance song directed by Georgia Mavragani. The well-known myth of Aeschylus – where Prometheus is punished by Zeus for giving fire to humans – is interpreted in a different way by the renowned director, featuring young actors, and is staged for one night at the Ancient Greek-type Aloni Theatre.

For more information: www.theatroaloni.gr

25 August - 1 September

Horto Festival 2018

Seminar - "Arsis Conducting Seminar & Open Orchestra"

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For more information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html

26 August

Full-moon concert of Indian classical music – Samvad Trio

Aloni Theatre, Aghios Georgios Nileias, Pelion

Igino Giovani Brunori and Virginia Nicoli – the musical duo Samvad – along with the Greek virtuoso Yannis Zannis stage concerts that are like meditative journeys through a rich, melodic and rhythmic landscape, created with the effect of vocals, bansuri (Indian flute), silver flute and saxophone, accompanied by tabla (Indian drums).

For more information: www.theatroaloni.gr

27 August - 2 September

Music Village 2018

4th session - Alive Puppets - Live Musicians

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For more information: www.music-village.gr

27 August - 2 September

Horto Festival 2018

Seminar - "Flute Workshop"

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For more information please visit: http://horto.net/home/horto%20festival/index.html