Welcome to the Pelion Festival
14th PELION FESTIVAL
Arts and Discourse in Nature
July 1rst – August 28th, 2013
Kissos, Zagora,Tsagarada, East Pelion, Middle Greece
CRISIS AND IDEALS
Since the year of its foundation in 2000, the Pelion Festival continues its service to Art with love, respect and awareness of its responsibility towards young artists, as well as to its loyal friends,.
In the face of a world crisis, which promotes individualism and alienation, and leads to the degradation of not only cultural values but values in general, the I.F.P, with its educational and artistic programmes, suggests in return, an environment steeped in creativity, dialogue, and communication, where one can look within, where young artists can express themselves. The festival also perseveres in maintaining values which are at risk of vanishing thus offering us a positive outlook to life.
This year, the festival's programm has added many more innovative activities which apart from Zagora and Tsagarada will be taking place at Kissos under the title "Body and Music in Nature".
This year the festival will be comprised of three main sections:
- Workshops " Body and Music in Nature"
1. from 1rst-7th of July for adults, from 4th - 7th of July for children, in Kissos
- Music courses :
2. from 20th -27nd of July, in Zagora
3. from 23nd -30th of July, in Tsagarada,
- Concerts and lectures
The full program will be available by the middle of June.
The Festival seeks to promote the collaboration of musicians around the world where there will be the opportunity for communication through music , an exchange of ideas and an exploration of new perspectives in interpretation and music education. Special focus is given to cultural decentralisation where the children of the region actively take part in the events. Emphasis is also given to the promotion of young musicians and composers who, each year, present their many musical compositions in a first world performance. Furthermore the programm and events at Kissos will include workshops for children and adults which explore the relationship between the arts and nature, and in particular through body movement. All of this take place in the most ideal environment, nature
Apart from the music and theatre events, the festival also aims to promote the local history of the region by organising a series of lectures and discussion groups on the subject.
You are all welcome to take part in the Festival either as a session participant , a session observer or as a member of the audience.
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