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Megaro Gyzi Festival Santorini 2012

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Two Jazz concerts,    four other  music concerts, one painting and sculpture group exhibition,  and one children's narrative performance are combined harmoniously again this year in the eight events included to the program of Megaro Gyzi Festival 2012, for the 6th year under the artistic direction of Yannis Papaconstantinou.
The festival will be held in the 17th-century old family mansion Megaro Gyzi (near the cable-car entrance in Fira, Santorini), from August 1st until 23rd, with free admission to all events. This celebration of culture in August has been established as an institution in the cultural events of summer in Santorini, attracting the special interest of tourists and residents of the island. For this year two jazz concert are on the program.

TWO JAZZ NIGHT   on the 2012 program

-  August 20, 2012 - Takis Barberis Group

A special coexistence between East and West, where jazz music meets magically funk and rock but also the Indian, Balkan and Greek music. Takis Barberis on guitar, one of the most important Greek jazzmen, interprets both older and new unreleased compositions of him accompanied by Manos Saridakis on piano, Yiorgos Georgiadis on bass and Michalis Kapilidis on drums.


- August 23, 2012   - Christos Rafalides Trio

Christos Rafalides, founder of the renowned jazz group "Manhattan Vibes", and the significant bassist and composer Petros Klampanis, with guest the top percussionist Bodek Janke. Through the prism of their experiences, they will perform their own compositions and adaptations of "The Great American Songbook". A balanced dynamic hearing between lyricism, passion, knowledge and skill is what is promised by the three jazz musicians from New York.


Megaro Gyzi, Fira   Santorini  
+30 22860 23077
Entrance free

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