Fistiki Festival Programme 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” – Agios Nikolaos

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 Panagiotis Sorrou and his students.

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER

20.30 Courtyard of the Laografic Museum
Jazz concert by the group “Mote”

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER

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 Kipseli 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 grade students who attended seminars on stone processing given by Spyros Galari, Taki Marinis 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: Asterios Pouftis, Piano: Thalia Athaniti

FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER (morning)

10.00 Aegina Harbour
Opening of the trade fair booths
10.00 Markellos Tower
Games by 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 Areti Pygaditi on Ancient Aeginitan sculpture.

FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER (evening)

18.00 Markellos Tower
Games by the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina
18.00 Metropolis Cathedral
Guided tour of the Capodistrian buildings by Father Emmanouil Yannouli 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 21st SEPTEMBER (morning)

10.00, Aegina Harbour
Opening of the trade fair booths
10.00, Markellos Tower
Traditional games by the Greek Girl Guide troupe of Aegina
10.00, Archaeological Museum of Aegina
Tour of the Kolona archaeological site by Eleni Zachariou
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.
Εκπαιδευτικό πρόγραμμα για την αρχαία αιγινήτικη τέχνη.
11.30, Markellos Tower
Children’s art workshop with Kiriaki Christakopoulou
12.00, Christos Kapralou Museum
Tour of the workshop and works of this important sculptor by Christina Petropoulou

SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER (evening)

18.00, Markellos Tower
“Children’s sweet treats” – Young aspiring confectioners create under the guidance of experts.
19.30, N.O.A.
“Mermaid Tales” – Stories told by Erasmia Alifanti
20.00 Press Centre Aegina (close to Alpha Bank) – outside
A gastronomic journey piloted by the Pistachio by the deputy chairman of the Cretan Master Chefs, Michalis Panagiotaki. 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)

9.00, Panayitsa
Coach leaves for a tour of the Temple of Aphaia by Eleni Stamatatou
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, with Grigoris Maltezos.
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
Υπεύθυνη: Γιαννοπούλου Μαρία
20.30 Aegina town boulevard
“With one boat…” by Stelio Theriano. A trip by sea with the amateur fishermen accompanied by traditional songs and music.
21:00 Aegina town boulevard
Closing ceremony with traditional entertainment with Demetri Karaoulanis

POST-FESTIVAL EVENTS

WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER

11TH Panhellenic 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.

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