8th Aegina Pistachio Festival Event Schedule

PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS

FRIDAY 29TH JULY 2016

20.30 AEGINA HARBOUR
Unveiling of Yiannis Moralis’ sculpture “Untitled” (2004), donated to the Municipality of Aegina by Peggy Zoumboulakis

WEDNESDAY 17 AUGUST 2016

20.30 FOLKLORE MUSEUM
Lecture by Yorgos Kyriakopoulos, Contemporary Greek Ceramic Art specialist
“From the jug makers to Panagiotis Sklavenas: ceramic art in 20th century Aegina”
First Lecture in the series “Four Lectures for the Pistachio Festival”

THURSDAY 18 AUGUST 2016

23.15 CINE “ANESIS”

Screening of Sandrine Dumas’ documentary “NOSTOS”

WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST 2016

20.30 FOLKLORE MUSEUM

Lecture by Nikos Bakounakis, Professor at the Panteion University of Athens and journalist “The printed book in a digital age”
Second Lecture in the series “Four Lectures for the Pistachio Festival”

FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2016

20.30 FOLKLORE MUSEUM

Lecture by Karen Van Dyke, Professor of Greek Studies at Columbia University, New York,
“Julia Persakis: Writer of Aegina and of the everyday”
Third Lecture in the series “Four Lectures for the Pistachio Festival”

FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2016

19.00 FOLKLORE MUSEUM

Opening of the Exhibition “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A
Curators: George Calofonos, Daphne Zoumboulakis, Vasso Kaloudioti

Duration: 9 – 19 September. Opening hours: Daily 10.00 – 13.30 and 18.00 – 23.00

20.00 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM (COLONA)
Opening of the Exhibition “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part B
Curators: George Calofonos, Daphne Zoumboulakis, Vasso Kaloudioti

A reception will follow at the venue.
The exhibition at the Archaeological Museum is organised in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of W. Attica, Piraeus and Islands
Duration: 9 – 19 Σεπτεμβρίου. Opening Hours: Daily 10.00 – 17.30

A Gift Shop of the Moralis’ exhibition will be open on the Ground floor of the MARKELLOS TOWER in collaboration with the Benaki Museum, the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation and Alpha Bank’s Art Collection. Opening Hours Daily: 10.00 – 13.00 and 18.00 – 23.00

SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2016

19.00 “FABRICA” – DRURY COLLEGE
Opening of Art Exhibition “STRATOGRAFIA”

20.30 FOLKLORE MUSEUM
Lecture by Dr Fani Maria Tsingakou, Art Historian
“Our Yiannis Moralis”
Fourth Lecture in the series “Four Lectures for the Pistachio Festival”

22.00 MARKELLOS TOWER
Opening of the Exhibition “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” with works from his students and friends
Curators: Vasso Kaloudioti and Iris Kritikou
A reception will follow at the at the venue (courtyard)

Duration: 10–19 Σεπτεμβρίου. Opening Hours: Daily 10.00 – 13.30 and 18.00 – 23.00

MAIN EVENTS

THURSDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2016

18.00 – 23.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

18.00 – 23.00
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLKLORE MUSEUM), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER).
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

18.30 FIRST PRIMARY SCHOOL OF AEGINA
Children Entertainment: “Byzantine and post-Byzantine Aegina” and Various Games and Activities
Event Organiser: Anna Rodi

19.00 FOLKLORE MUSEUM
Presentation of Lina Bogri-Petritis book We also say it in Aegina. Proverbs and monthly Calendar
Co-ordinator: Nikos Bakounakis
Co-organiser: Society of Friends of the Folklore Museum

20.30 – 23.00 FISH MARKET
“The ceramic artists of Aegina exhibit for the third consecutive year at the Fish Market”
Curator: Vasso Kaloudioti

21.00 CINE ANESIS
Aegina seen in Old Greek Movies
Excerpts from Greek movies referring to Aegina and filmed on the island (Entrance free)
Selection: Anestis Kornezos

FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2016

10.00 – 14.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

10.00 – 13.30
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLK ART MUSEUM) and Part B (ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM until 17.30), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER).
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

18.00 – 23.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

18.00 – 23.00
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLKLORE MUSEUM), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER).
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

18.30 FIRST PRIMARY SCHOOL OF AEGINA
Children Entertainment “Greece and the Oracles”
Event Organiser: Kostas Stavropoulos

19.30 PORT OF AEGINA
OPENING CEREMONY of the 8th PISTACHIO FESTIVAL

• “HYDROFORIA”: a re-enactment of the race organised by the ancient Aeginians commemorating their ancestors’ offer of drinking water to the Argonauts
Event Organisers: Flora Alefanti and Vassilis Zambelis
Welcoming speeches (Central Stage opposite Panagitsa Church)
• Musical Dance Event with the participation of the Traditional Instruments Orchestra “Aghios Nectarios” and the dancing groups of Aegina’s local organisations and clubs
Event Organisers: George Bitros and Melina Analyti

20.30 – 23.00 FISH MARKET
“The ceramic artists of Aegina exhibit for the third consecutive year at the Fish Market”

21.00 EYNARDION (next to Aegina’s Cathedral)
“On Guard ΙΙ” Opening
An installation by Venia Dimitrakopoulou. Curator: George Calofonos
A reception will follow in the courtyard of the venue
Duration: 16–18 September. Opening Hours: 10.00 – 13.30 and 18.00 – 23.00

22.30 CINE ANESIS
Screening of Sandrine Dumas’ documentary “NOSTOS”
(Free Admittance)

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2016

10.00 – 14.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

10.00 – 13.30
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLK ART MUSEUM) and Part B (ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM until 17.30), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER), “On Guard II” (EYNARDION – next to Aegina’s Cathedral)
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

10.00 LEOUSEIO INSTITUTION
Seminars: “Aeginas’ Pistachios: considerations, challenges, expectations”
Event Co-Organisers: The Agricultural Association of Aegina, Friends of Fistiki Fest, Gastronomy Team of Pistachio Festival

The event aims to present issues relevant to: (a) Pistachio production and the consequences of climate change, (b) the presentation of innovations in cultivation methods (Intelligent Agriculture) (c) the presentation of promotion techniques (quality and marketing) and (d) the presentation of the nutritional value of pistachio.

• Dr. Maria Georgiadou, Agriculural Sciences, Erg. Mechanics and Food Processing, Agricultural University of Athens, “Climate change: Myth or Reality? Effects on the output of arborial (tree) produce”
• Constantinos Michos, Agriculturalist, Gaia Epicheirein Ltd., “Intelligent Agriculture: Innovation in the primary sector”

• Athanasios Papageorgiou, Agricultural Economist, Gaia Epicheirein Ltd, “Brand Products: Quality and Marketing”

• Michalis Panagiotakis, Chef, President, The Institute of Cretan Nutrition, and Vassilis Leonidou, Chef, Kapsaliana Village Rethymno, “Pistachio, Health and Nutrition. Pistachio Oil and pistachio scented olive oil in Gastronomy”

At the conclusion of the event our guest Chefs will prepare snacks made with pistachio for the participants.

10.00 ANCIENT TEMPLE OF AFAIA
Children Entertainment: Guided Tour of Afaia by Kostas Stavropoulos

18.00 – 23.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

18.00 – 23.00
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLKLORE MUSEUM), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER), “On Guard II” (EYNARDEION – next to Aegina’s Cathedral).
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

19.30 CENTRAL STAGE (opposite Panagitsa Church)
“Tasty Days” A Competition of Tastes
The event is dedicated to the memory of Dimitris Potamianos, taste connoisseur
Presentation: Vissarion Parthenis – Rania Kornaraki-Petra

20.30 – 23.00 FISH MARKET
“The ceramic artists of Aegina exhibit for the third consecutive year at the Fish Market”

20.45 AEGINA HARBOUR (IN FRONT OF ALPHA BANK)
Polyphonic Choir of Aegina Concert
Conductor – Teaching: Yiannis Vryzakis

21.30 CENTRAL STAGE (opposite Panagitsa Church)
Traditional Instruments Orchestra “Aghios Nectarios” Concert

SUNDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

10.00 – 14.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

10.00 – 13.30
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLK ART MUSEUM) and Part B (ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM until 17.30), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER), “On Guard II” (EYNARDION – next to Aegina’s Cathedral)
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

10.00 OMORFOKLISSIA
Children Entertainment: Guided Tour of Omorphoklissia by Anna Rodi

12.00 HOTEL DANAE
Presentation of Panagiotis Hatziperos’ book: In the Shadow of Poseidon, Mutiny on the destroyer Velos

18.00 – 23.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
Commercial Fair stalls opening hours

18.00 – 23.00
Art Exhibitions: “Yiannis Moralis’ Aegina” Part A, (FOLKLORE MUSEUM), “A Tribute to Yiannis Moralis” (MARKELLOS TOWER), “On Guard II” (EYNARDEION – next to Aegina’s Cathedral).
Gift Shop of the Moralis exhibitions remains open (GROUND FLOOR MARKELLOS TOWER)

18.00 FIRST PRIMARY SCHOOL OF AEGINA
Children Entertainment: Reading Stories by Kostas Stavropoulos

20.00 AEGINA HARBOUR
CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE 8th PISTACHIO FESTIVAL

20.30 – 23.00 FISH MARKET
“The ceramic artists of Aegina exhibit for the third consecutive year at the Fish Market”

22.00 CENTRAL STAGE (opposite Panagitsa Church)
“48 HOURS” Concert

POST-FESTIVAL EVENT

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016

FOLKLORE MUSEUM
19.00: Opening of Nektarios Kontovrakis exhibition
Duration: 23 – 29 Σεπτεμβρίου. Opening Hours: 10.30 – 13.30 και 18.00 – 21.30