8th ARION International Guitar Festival: The gregarious guitar

From August 1st to 7th, Molyvos is organizing the 8th International Guitar Festival ‘Arion’!

Inspiration, talent and the magic of the sounds in the evening concerts of famous artists from Germany, Argentina, Japan, Slovak Republic and Greece.

Every day short performances with traditional, classical and flamenco music, in Molyvos’ most beautiful spots, you must not miss.

And like every year, masterclasses, competitions, workshops and many other activities for children, students and professionals, for ‘creative’ vacations.

The invited artists:

Pablo Marquez (Argentina, guitar professor at the Music Academy of Basel).

Bastian Hildner (Germany, guitar professor at the Music Academy Xinghai in Guangzhou, China).

Kozo Tate (Japan, guitarist).

Adam Marec (Slovak Republic, guitar professor at the Music Academy of Bystrica and Ján Albrecht).

Wolfgang Jellinghaus (Germany, guitar builder).

Ioannis Toulis (Violoncello associate professor at the Music Department of the Ionian University).

Antonis Ververis (Choir conductor, teaching stuff at the Music Department of Ioannina University).

Kostas Makriyannakis (Guitarist and composer).

Eleni Skarkou (Guitarist and composer).

Ioannis Zorpidis (Music educator-guitarist and composer).

Thomas Natsis (Flamenco guitarist).

Konstantinos Amaxopoulos (Guitarist).

Konstantinos Manolkidis (Guitarist, winner of the 6th competition Arion Milestone).

Egthymios Patsntzopoulos (Owner of Kalloni Music school).

Giorgos Vlachos (E-guitarist).

Thanasis Ziros (Guitarist).

Alexandros Melissinos (Shadow theatre performer).


Organization: Molyvos Tourism Association

Artistic director: Korina Vougiouka

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