Parallel Events to the Festival
June 9 to July 3 // Opening 9th June at 8.30pm
Paxos Landscapes and Seascapes (Topia kai Thalasssografies ton Paxon)
Michael Goro (American)
Pavlos Habidis (Greek)
Marina Krontira (Greek)
oil paintings and watercolors
July 6 to July 31st // Opening 6th July at 8.30pm
Islands and seascapes
Irish Painters: Denise Ferran (Belfast), James Allen (Belfast), Mick O’ Dea (Dublin), Donald Teskey (Dublin)
Paintings, prints and watercolors
August 6 to September 3 // Opening 6th August at 8.30pm
Federica Galli: Retrospective of prints of Italy and Venice (Federica Galli, Anadromiki ekthesi: Chalkorafies Italias kai Venetias)
Show from the Pinakothiki of Corfu (June-July) in partnership with Corfu municipality and Fondazione Federica Galli, Milan.
From mid June to end of August
1. Mosaic workshop with Jean – Christophe Duperont (Belgium)
2. Ceramics workshop with Elias Chistopoulos and Aggelika Kogievina
3. Photography by French Photographer Jean – Manuel Simoes
4. Painting workshop by the American painter Margaret Mc Cann
5. Printing workshop with French print artist Emmanuelle Mellot.
Giorgos Paxinos, neuroscientist and author of many books about the human brain, famous for mapping the human brain, born in Ithaca originating from Paxos and living in Australia will be presenting his new book “Κατ’ εικόνα” published by Livanis Publications, Athens, 2015
Venue: KIP library in Gaios
Date: To be announced soon.
During the Irish Week “Irish Wings” (6-31/07/2017):
Poetry Evening: The poet Theo Dorgan will be reading from his collection, Greek.
Venue: Library K.I.P. in Gaios
Date: 7/07 at 8.30pm
Irish art exhibition: Paintings, prints and watercolors by four prominent Irish artists at the Loggos Municipal art gallery: Denise Ferran (Belfast), James Allen (Belfast), Mick O’ Dea (Dublin), Donald Teskey (Dublin) will exhibit their work, with particular reference to islands and seascapes.
Venue: Old Loggos School
Date: 6-31/07 Opening: 6th July at 8.30pm
Culinary Event: The chef Paula McIntyre will demonstrate Irish inventiveness in the tradition of culinary art, using Irish ingredients to produce recipes inspired by Irish writing on Greek food, such as the red mullet and dolmades mentioned by Seamus Heaney in his ‘Sonnets from Hellas’.
Venue: Carnayo Restaurant
Date: To be announced soon.
A public interview: in which the respective musicians discuss the bouzouki in Greek and Irish music with a well known Greek press or television interviewer.
Venue: during the sound check maybe
Date: 8/07 Time: 7.30pm
Giorgos Paxinos, neuroscientist and author of many books about the human brain, famous for mapping the human brain, born in Ithaca, originating from Paxos and living in Australia will be presenting his new book “Κατ’ εικόνα” published by Livanis Publications, Athens, 2015
Venue: KIP Library, Gaios
Date and time to be announced soon.