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FISTIKI (PISTACHIO) FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2013

Aegina Fistiki ( Pistachio ) Festival 2013

 PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS:

SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST

20.00 Avra Beach: Talk on the ancient town of Aegina and her harbours: History and contemporary life.Organised by the Active Citizens’ Organisation of Aegina

FRIDAY 23 AUGUST

20.30 Old quay:Concert by the young group ‘Chameleon’ made up of high school students who will show us examples of their work.

SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST

20.30 Avra Beach:A revival of trawler fishing by the "Association of Amateur Fishermen of Aegina- "AgiosNikolaos ".

TUESDAY 27TH AUGUST

20.30 Hotel Brown: Opening of the exhibition of works by the great local artist David Kennedy

FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST

20.00 Agia Marina:Bazaar and fun with traditional music

SATURDAY 31 AUGUST

20.00 Courtyard of the Laografic Museum:"Traditional occupations and the particular history of stone in Aegina" by the theatrical group of TEI Athens.

SUNDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

20.30 Courtyard of the Laografic Museum: Talk on hillside terracing in Aegina.

Organised by the Active Citizens’ Organisation of Aegina

FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER – SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER

20.00 In the Laografic Museum: Three-day long seminar on engraved encaustic icon- painting, and exhibition by PanagiotisSorrou and his students.

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER

20.30 Courtyard of the Laografic Museum: Jazz concert by the group ‘Mote’

21.00 Kolona Archaeological Site: Opening of the exhibition: “Ceramics and Aegina” – 4 artists creating works with Aegina as theme.Organised by the Active Citizens’ Organisation of Aegina

MONDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER

21.00 Courtyard of the Laografic Museum: “Castles and towers of Aegina” – presentation by the Kypseli High School Environmental Education Group.

- The Kypseli High School Theatre Group present “I’m coming from the town – Kanella”

WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER

20.00 Laografic Museum:Opening of the group exhibition of painting, sculpture and iconography (in Aeginetan stone). Organised by: Katy Tymi-Emmanuel

FISTIKI FESTIVAL

THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER (MORNING)

10.00 Aegina harbour -  the old quay:“Aeginitan jugs sunk in the sea”, retrieval of the jugs painted by Aeginitan artists and sunk during the 4th Pistachio Festival in 2012

THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER (EVENING)

18.00 Aegina Harbour: Opening of the trade fair booths

18.00 Markellos Tower - Beginning of the childrens’ game sessions which will take place throughout the duration of the festival by the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina

18.30 Markellos Tower - Opening of the exhibition "Secrets of Stone". Works by fifth and sixth gradestudents who attended seminars on stone processing given by Spyros Galari,TakiMarinis and Sozos Johnny

19.00 Markellos Tower - "Garoufiada”, performance by the theater group of the First Primary School, Aegina.

21.00 Courtyard of the Laografico Museum: Concert for cello and piano entitled "From Russia with Love" - Works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff.

Cello:AsteriosPouftis, Piano: ThaliaAthaniti

FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER (morning)

10.00 Aegina Harbour: Opening of the trade fair booths

10.00 Markellos Tower: Gamesby the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina

10.30 Aegina town:"The Student’s day” -Students visit Festival venues (trade fair, exhibitions) and the Markellos Tower, where there will be specially designed areas for games and educational programmes.

11.00 Archaeological Museum Aegina – “Aeginitan ancient art in stone”. Educational talk by AretiPygaditi on Ancient Aeginitan sculpture.

FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER (evening)

18.00 Markellos Tower: Gamesby the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina

18.00 Cathedral: Guided tour of the Capodistrian buildings byFather EmmanouilYannouli and Alexis Kraus

18.30 Markellos Tower: “Riddles and more…” by Kostas Stavropoulos

18.30 at the Polios Estate: Artists create and exhibit their works in the estate. The exhibition will open on Sunday 22nd September. Organised by Iris Kritikou

20.00 Aegina Harbour: Opening ceremony, directed by Stavros Groza

21.15 Aegina Harbour:Official greetings, followed by an award by the mayor to Markus Dragoumi for his contribution on the traditional music of Aegina

21.45 Ag. Nikolas of the Sea: “Minos meets Afaia”.

SATURDAY 21stSEPTEMBER (morning)

10.00 Aegina Harbour: Opening of the trade fair booths

10.00 Markellos Tower: Traditional gamesby the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina

10.00 Archaeological Museum of Aegina: tour of the Kolona archaeological site by EleniZachariou

10.30 Markellos Tower:  “Games with clay” by the Kottakis Ceramic Art Workshop

11.00 Archaeological Museum Aegina: “Stone, Ancient Greek Art” – educational talk on the ancient Aeginitan craft.

11.30 Markellos Tower: Children’s art workshop with KiriakiChristakopoulou

12.00 Christos Kapralou Museum: Tour of the workshop and works of this important sculptor by Christina Petropoulou

SATURDAY 21STSEPTEMBER (evening)

18.00 Markellos Tower: "Children’ssweet treats” - Young aspiring confectioners create under the guidance of experts.

19.30 N.O.A.: “Mermaid Tales” – Stories told by ErasmiaAlifanti

20.00 Press Centre Aegina – outside: A gastronomic journey piloted by the Pistachio by the deputy chairman of the Cretan Master Chefs, MichalisPanagiotaki.  A Gourmet club meeting by the Amari Shepherds of Crete with Aeginitan chefs.

21.00 Harbour – Ag Nikolas of the sea: Great musical concert with Christo Nikolopoulos (the concert is kindly sponsored by the Saronic Islands Regional Union)

SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER (morning)

                                09.00 Panayitsa: Coach leaves for a tour of the Temple of Aphaia by EleniStamatatou

                                10.00 Aegina Harbour: Opening of the trade fair booths

                                10.00 Markellos Tower: Games by the Aegina Troupe of Girl Guides

                                10.30 Markellos Tower: Theatrical games with Elena Foudouki

11.30 Markellos Tower: The eco-workshop "Harmonic" creates structures with children, withGrigorisMaltezos.

12.00 Polios Estate: Opening of the exhibition “Artists create at the Polios Estate”, organised by Iris Kritikou

SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER (evening)

                                18.00 Markellos Tower: “Travelling with the Mermaid and young Alexander”. Musical show with the childrens’ choir from the Experiential Music Center - Mariza Koch.

19.30 Markellos Tower: Party with contemporary dance, music, and treats with Maria Yiannopoulou

20.30 Aegina coast: “With one boat…” by StelioTheriano. A trip by sea with the amateur fishermen accompanied by traditional songs and music.

21.00 Aegina coast: Closing ceremony with traditional entertainment with Demetri Karaoulanis

POST-FESTIVAL EVENTS

WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER

                                11THPanhellenic Torch Run. The Municipality of Aegina will take part this year with the Panhellenic Association of Voluntary Blood and Organ Donor Corps and the flame will cover the island carrying a message of love and solidarity with the Aeginitian volunteers.

FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER

                                19.30 Courtyard of the Laografico Museum: “Life in a black and white frame”, Aegina holidays in the 60s through the movie lens, revived by the Young Theatre Group of Aegina.

more info: www.aeginafistikifest.gr

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