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Le petit Paris D' Athenes 2016 - October 6-16 - "Team & Arts" - The Festival will take place in the area of the center, down from Omonia Square , around Vathi Square and Karaiskaki Square , to Larissa station , where most streets have French names and where for years the Athenian urban culture meet, the Greek tradition , migrant cultures, travelers and visitors.

 

 

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OPENING DAY - THURSDAY 6.10
Musical Parades
“Batala”, “Teatro – Theama”, students of the 51st and the 54rd Primary Schools 12:00
Students of the 51st Primary School of Athens conducted by the Brazilian percussion group "Batala", students of the 54rd Primary School of Athens conducted by the percussionist Alekos Christidis, and street theater group “Teatro – Theama” in a delirious music-dance parade from the primary schools towards Vathis Square via Maizonos Street. (Educational percussion workshops for the school students were preceded).
Athens Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra 12.10 A parade along Maizonos Street to Vathis Square.
Vathis Square 12:20 The percussionists : Vassilis Vassilatos and the bb5 “percussion system” as well as Solis Barkis and
his band welcome the parades on their own way .
Musica Promenada 12.40 The group created by renowned musicians, singers and soloists of the Athens Art Network (Erofili,
A.Kaparou, Costas Konstantatos, Kyriakos Gouventas, Marios Strofalis, Marialena Spinoula,
Dilemma etc.) join the festival, as every year.
The party continues with concerts and dancing. 13.00 STREET EVENTS
All events are open to the public


Friday 7/10
Athens Big Band 20:00 Aghios Pavlos Square The leading jazz orchestra in Greece presents big hits of worldwide jazz and swing repertoire.
Swing Party - Athens Lindy Hop 21:00 Aghios Pavlos Square The famous Athens Lindy Hop group organizes parties in the rhythms of swing , of charleston, the authentic jazz dance and other jazz dances (shag, balboa, blues) from the decades of '20 -'30-'40.


Saturday 8/10
ΑcrOdance - “Par la poussière” 19:30 Aghios Pavlos Square The group AcrOdance acrobats into streets filled with dust, survives, grows, shares her art, joins and unites. Choreography – Directed by: Omiridi Anna  Performers: Delta Anastasia, Theofilakou Adamantia, Omiridi Anastasia, Omiridi Anna, Omiridi Hlianna, Omiridis Giorgios, Omiridis Triantafyllos, Papathanasiou Stefanos, Spyropoulos Giorgos, Chrisikaki Mariliza.
Deva - “Fire Dance” 20:00 Aghios Pavlos Square An one of a kind fire spectacle. A fallen angel wakes-up seeking atonement through the primitive dance of fire. Multiple flaming objects are alternating in an exciting choreography. Harmony,
dynamism, change of pace and speed are creating a magical atmosphere. Fire Dancer: Antonis Pasvadis
Swing & Roll Party - Jump & Jive Athens Swing Team 20:30 Aghios Pavlos Square The acclaimed dance group Jump & Jive- Athens Swing & Roll Team, is coming for a big party dancing to the furious pace of Swing, from the famous Lindy Hop to Rock 'n' Roll of the 50s ....
because there is always a reason to dance!
DJ set : Elena Evangelia.


Sunday 9/10
Monmarte revives in the pavement of Mezonos street Quilombo 11:00 The percussion group Quilombo will take you to Brazil with samba rhythms. A large number of musicians is playing percussion while on the move, offering a unique and impressive audio-visual spectacle.
Come to be painted! - Face painting by Naya Komkotou 11:00 – 13:00 On our faces, colors, brushes and paints .. fairydusts ordinary or magic .. eyes, cheeks and nose to fill up with tale! One and two, brush in water, a little paint on the edge and 'Look how suddenly
Athens was filled with magical creatures, superheroes, fairies and mythical animals!
Group Teatro – Theama 11:00 – 13:00 The group "Teatro - Theama" on interactive events, full of colors and music.
“Painters in Monmarte” 11:00 – 13:00 The street painters paint Montmartre and the world. Artists : Anastasia Rousou, Vasiliki Spyrou, Lydia Vavali, Antonia Prwtonotariou. Painting with the passing  In descriptive works of famous French painters, from the artist Passing people of the Athenian Montmartre are invited to leave their mark with their personal touch under the direction of the artist Vasiliki Spyrou,.
Athens Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra 12.00


Friday 14/10
Street Theatre: group Teatro – Theama 19:00 Aghios Pavlos Square The group "Teatro - Theama" on interactive events, full of colors and music.
Concert by the group of teachers of Jazz School of the National Conservator 20:00 Aghios Paul Square Head of the study program Aggelos Gavriil on guitar ,Spyros Rontogiannis on saxophone, Alexander Delis on contrabass and Orestes Gravaris on drums.


Saturday 15/10
Mixed choir of Kifissia municipality 19:30 Aghios Pavlos Square Mixed choir under the direction of conductor Thanassis Arvanitis, has participated in major concerts and events in Greece and abroad.
Circus Art Entertaiment 20:00 Aghios Pavlos Square Inspired by modern circus, the acclaimed street theater group will present choreographies with fires, crystal balls and self-luminous objects,. Performers: Giorgos Loukas - Noe Gutierrez - Angeliki Tsani
Tango concert by Evocacion, open Μilonga 21:00-22:00 Aghios Pavlos Square  Athenian milongeros will dance to music played by one of the most important Greek tango orchestras. Participate: Dionysis Vervitsiotis (violin) , Maria Deli (bagian), Elli Dadira (contrabass), Mihalis
Koumoutsakos (piano – orchestratios), Stella Chronaiou (voice)


MUSIC
THURSDAY 6/10
Frog String Quartet - Improvising strings and funky bows
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia 21:30
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
A string quartet with a repertoire that combines jazz musical tradition with the Balkans one, with
plenty of improvisational mood.
Themis Nikoloudis: violin, John Zarias: violin, Michael Katachanas: viola, Kostas Arsenis: contrabass
Voyage Jazz Trio - Impressionism & Jazz
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
Repertoire mainly contains jazz standards and covers of Satie, Ravel, Legrand, Piazzolla, Hadjidakis
etc.
Alekos Orfanos: piano, Antonis Arvanitis: contrabass, Alexander Christidis: drums
Chrysoula Kechagioglou & Púrpura
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
A slightly odd mix of instruments (kanun and lute, flute and cello) in a "mosaic" repertoire which
connects the Eastern Mediterranean traditions with classical music of the West.
Púrpura is consisted of the musicians:
Effie Zaitidou: kanun, voice, Maria Ploumi: lute, voice, Sophia Serefoglou: flute - flute with beak,
Elsa Papeli: cello
Manouchedrome Trio
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
A journey back to the '30s with waltz, bolero, bossa and swing of that era, original compositions
and classic gypsy jazz songs. Their main influence ... great Django Reinhardt’s music.
Dimitris Partsaklos: contrabass, Elena Malamou: gypsy guitar, Dimitris Psallidas: gypsy guitar
FRIDAY 7/10
Kaliopi Veta - Martha Moreleon - Marios Strofalis Purple Sapphire Voyages
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia 21:30
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
A musical journey that follows the sunset, with songs of the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and Latin
America.
Takis Farazis Trio
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
Takis Farazis’ compositions and covers, with references to classical music and European jazz
through a fresh improvisational look.
Takis Farazis: piano, Peter Varthakouris: contrabass, Thanos Michaelidis: drums
Les enfants de Pigalle
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
French singer Rémi Cavat’ s historic French-speaking band in Greece, on a journey with original
compositions, popular old songs of Edith Piaf, Yann Tiersen (Amelie) and others coming from the
Parisian repertoire.
Rémi Cavat: vocals, George Anamateros: keyboards (piano and melodica), Alexis Delis: contrabass,
Demian Gomez: percussion
The Dominant gypsy project
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
Django Reinhardt’s music and popular vocal jazz standards by guitarist and composer Yorgos
Krommydas, singer Nassia Gofa, contrabassist Costas Patsiotis and guitarist George Patsiotis.
SATURDAY 8/10
Leonidas Kanaris – HIKETERIA
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia 19.00
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
Multi-art performance of the group "Polytropon" about immigration and freedom, based on P.
Rizos’ homonym book.
Songs of: S. Italy, Lebanon, Z. Livaneli, M. Hadjidakis, L. Kanari.
Daphne Panourgia, Joanna Kappou, Panayiotis Andriopoulos: song, Panayiotis Kanellopoulos:
mandolin, Irene Boni: guitar, Loukia Pistiola: narrative, Roni Bou Saba: recitation in Arabic.
Display of Christina Calbari’s artworks based on "HIKETERIA” book.
Vassilis Vassilatos and friends
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
"Walking on the borders of traditional and ethnic, timidly peeking at jazz and experimenting both
our own and other -old and new- music in our way."
Vassilis Vassilatos: percussion, Elli Vassilatou: clarinet - song, Dimitris Koustas: accordion, Luke
Giannakitsas: bass
Guest: Claudia Rossini: violin
Argyro Kaparou & Erofili - An “ocean liner” in Metaxourgio
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
The "ocean liner" travels from the Mediterranean coast, Israel, Egypt, Greece, Italy, passing
through France and Marseille to Spain, Portugal, Algeria and continues to the other side of the
Atlantic: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Brazil, New Orleans - New York and Canada.
Argyro Kaparou: song, Erofili: song, John Tsolkas: piano, Anna Lakis: accordion
Teti Kassioni
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
Singer Teti Kassioni meets her fellow musicians Stavros Parginos on the cello and George
Athanasiou on the guitar. A journey around the world as well as in the singer’s first newly-arrived
album titled "Flying".
SUNDAY 9/10
Dimitris Tsakas Quartet
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 13:00
Admission: 6 euros
Original compositions as well as covers of jazz standards.
Dimitris Tsakas: alto saxophone, Costis Christodoulou: piano, Dinos Manos: contrabass, Panayiotis
Kostopoulos: drums
My voice within
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia 21:30
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
Original compositions alternated with seemingly disparate music such as H. Purchell, Beatles, Pink
Floyd, Bill Evans, T. Hamasyan, traditional songs and amanes.
Stathis Anninos: piano, Anna Linardou: voice, Dinos Manos: contrabass
Anamateur & Pros
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
Tribute to French jazz music of Sidney Bechet, Charles Trenet, Django Reinhardt, Cole Porter, Boris
Vian and Michel Legrand along with Anamateur’s French-English songs.
George Anamateros: piano - voice, Priam Morakis: guitar, Manos Loutas: contrabass
Guest Pros: Nassia Gofa: voice, Alexander Christidis: drums
Rebetien - From Smyrna to Perea and from Yesterday to Today
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
Having the urban song as a starting point, four young musicians play songs and tunes of the
repertoire of rebetiko and songs from Smyrna, Greek traditional music along with original
compositions.
Avgerini Gatsi: accordion - song, Fotis Vergopoulos: bouzouki - song,
Costis Costakis: guitar - song, Giannis Zarias: violin – baglamas
MONDAY 10/10
Comme à Monmartre
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 21.00
Admission free
The French-speaking group of Apollo Dionysus Theater at a delirious event just like the feasts at
the Montmartre old bistros. Old French songs and many more.
Laurence Tragin on the piano.
Yiannis Papadopoulos Trio
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
Pianist Yiannis Papadopoulos’ trio is constantly seeking to expand its expressive potentials and is
characterized by its lyrical, yet dynamic playing.
Yiannis Papadopoulos: piano, Dinos Manos: contrabass, Vassilis Podaras: drums
Andriana Babali Quartet - “…From the West to the Far East”
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
Covers with the sound of strings and the flute as well as songs of Andriana’s personal discography.
Andriana Babali: guitar, song, Royal Mazarakis: violin, Marie Butcher: contrabass, Evi Mazi: piano,
flute, song
Orchestrations: Akis Katsoupakis
TUESDAY 11/10
90 Years of National Conservatory
18 Mayer Street, Concert hall, 2nd floor 20.00
Admission free
song - Moschou Eutychia, Anna Karkania’s class,
piano - work for 4 hands, Marina Lamprinoudi’s class,
piano - French music, Victoria Vourtsi’s class,
piano - Debussy - Magkafosi Vassiliki, L.Nikolaidi’s class,
song-piano, Maroula Kaskaveli - Nikos Dekoulis,
guitar-trio, French music, Nikos Chatzieleftheriou’s class.
Antonis Arvanitis Jazz Quartet
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
In an improvisational mood and always faithful to their great love, jazz and especially the «bop»
genre, they play covers of C. Parker, T. Monk, C. Brown, C. Porter and original compositions as
well.
Pantelis Benetatos: piano, Panayiotis Kapsabelis: guitar, Antonis Arvanitis: contrabass, Panayiotis
Kostopoulos: drums
Οrient Express
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
From Constantinople/ Istanbul to Vienna and Budapest and from there travelling again to Paris, a
musical journey from the East to West.
Kyriakos Gouventas: violin, Evi Mazi: song - flute, Dimos Vougioukas: accordion
“Fiddlers of the Roof of the World": Vangelis Votteas, Nick Milas, Costas Kokkaliaris, Despina
Syrigou, Maria Kazantzi, Alexander Archontis.
Department of Contemporary Song, National Conservatory
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
The National Conservatory together with the “family” of "contemporary music" features young
singers, simultaneously casting light on Greek composers’ work such as Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis
Theodorakis, Yiannis Spanos, Stavros Xarchakos, and French artists as well.
Teachers: Anna Diamantopoulou, Filio Epifaniou, Sevasti Katsafana, Maria Kabouri
Students - Performers: Angela Paleologou, Maroula Kaskadeli, Stavros Niforatos, Antigone
Kalamarama, Smaragdi Bousoula etc.
Musicians accompany: John Tsolkas: piano, Vassilis Hatziloukas: guitar
Concept - Editing: Argyro Kaparou (singer - graduated from the Athens National Conservatory)
WEDNESDAY 12/10
90 Years of National Conservatory
18 Mayer Street, Concert hall, ground floor 20.00
Admission free
Piano recital - Costas Anastasopoulos, tribute to French composer Jacques Duphly (1715-1789)
with pieces such as La Forqueray, Chaconne, Médée, La Boucon, La de Belombre, La Larare etc.
South of Paris
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia 21:30
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
A Mediterranean musical arc with early-20th century Paris in its center and starring Federico García
Lorca.
Vaso Kordosi: song
Guitarte ensemble: Nick Chatzieleftheriou, Christos Faklaris, Frangoulis Karagiannopoulos, Maria
Papamichail, Christina Polikreti, Nektarios Sakellariou: guitar, Anna Sartzidou: song.
Special guest: Christina Poupalou: mezzo
When Tango meets Jazz
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
Roman Gomez & Group
Roman Gomez’ tango music is based on elements of Argentinean music and Latin-American
folklore, with emphasis on the Brazilian sound, while freely adopts stylistic elements of jazz.
Roman Gomez: piano - guitar - bandoneon - vocals, Sergio Chrissovitsanos: violin, Giorgos Roulos:
bass
Les black Jack
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
From French and American jazz up to the interactions of Trenet with Ellington, of Django with
Strayhorn, Montand with Armstrong.
Angelos Tsourelis: piano, Makis Anastasopoulos: saxophone, guitar, Alexander Mylonas: bass,
George Rados: drums, Milly Styloglou: mezzo-soprano, guitar
Friends: Eugenia Karamitrou: contralto voice - guitar, Dimitris Bimpikas: flute, George X: voice
Department of Contemporary Song, National Conservatory
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
See above, Tuesday 11/10.
THURDAY 13/10
Pavlina Stylianou & Maira Milolidaki - Les demoiselles d’ Avignon 21:30
Aggelon Vima, foyer, 36 Satovriandou Street (Chateaubriand), Omonoia
Admission: 10 euros & glass of wine
Performer Pavlina Styl with her musicians in original compositions based on musical theater and
cabaret, influenced by sounds of the Belle Époque.
Pavlina Stylianou: voice, Christos Theodorou: piano - orchestrations, Andrew Mourtzoukos
(Saxelectro): saxophone, Antonis Arvanitis: contrabass, Roli Giamopoulou: drums
Special Guest: Maira Milolidaki: soprano
Elisavet Mitsou Trio - Cooking Combo
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
A journey that starts from the big bands and dance halls of Prohibition, passes through the
labyrinthine musical lines of bebop and revives the blues gospel power of hard bop idiom.
George Biniaris: drums, Charilaos Pantazis: contrabass, Elizabeth Mitsou: guitar – vocals
Muchatrela Band
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
From the sophisticated sounds of New Orleans to the uplifting rhythms of the Balkans and from
the wiggling of swing and Dixie to the ritualistic circle dances of traditional music.
Fotis Athanasiou: vocals, ukulele, Spyros Mastoras: contrabass, vocals, Vassilis Antonopoulos:
guitar, vocals, Manos Chronopoulos: trumpet, vocals, Nikos Bakopoulos: saxophone, vocals
Thanasis Makos: tabor, vocals
BistroArias. Yiannis Chadjiloizou – Helen Vouradaki
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
The internationally renowned Cypriot conductor and pianist meets soprano of the National Opera
H.Vouradaki at the little Paris of Athens. Favorite arias engaged with traditional French vaudeville
in a special bistro atmosphere.
FRIDAY 14/10
Black Cotton Doll - Within
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
A World Jazz Project that joins the two magical worlds of East and West, with oriental, gypsy,
Balkan and Mediterranean influences.
Joanna Tsagkari / Black Cotton Doll: voice - synthesis - orchestrations, Roman Gomez: piano -
bandoneon, Kyriakos Tapakis: oud, George Ventouris: contrabass, Loukas Metaxas: percussion
Guest: Takis Paterelis (saxophone)
Paris-Madrid-Lisboa. Andre Maia, Υota Baron & Marios Strofalis
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 6 euros
The Portuguese performer, the flamenco singer and the film composer from Paris join the three
cities together in a magic way.
Dilemma
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
Favorite musical themes and songs from the cinema are filtered by the duet Dilemma and played
in a second version along with original compositions from their discography albums in a cinematic
mood.
Sotiris Tragas: voice - saxophone - clarinet - harmonicas, Popi Dalachani: voice - guitar - loops
SATURDAY 15/10
ICHOR
Multi-venue “Symmetohi”, 61 Akominatou Street, Aghios Pavlos 21:00
Admission: 6 euros
Compositions based on Indian classical music and Nikiforos Vrettakos’ poetry, set to music.
Dimitris Roumeliotis: sitar, Orestes Zafiropoulos: cello, John Efstathopoulos: percussion.
Participating Danae Roumeliotis: violin, Lydia Roumeliotis: kanun
Yorgos Krommydas & Nikolas Anadolis Duet
Café Concerto, Μaizonos Street & 18 Μayer Street, Μetaxourgio 21:30
Admission: 6 euros
A meeting-conversation of two awarded and leading of the Greek jazz scene.
Guitarist and composer Y. Krommydas and internationally renowned virtuoso pianist N. Anadolis
promise us a thrilling music experience.
Panayiotis Kalantzopoulos – The perfect crime
Akrovatis, 26 Psaron Street & Μaizonos Street, Μetaxourgio 22:00
Admission: 8 euros
"The perfect crime" plays, dances, touches ... in a paradoxical coexistence of pop-art melodrama,
swing, childish kitsch and blurry prayers.
Irene Toubaki: song, Nephele Fassouli: song, Panayiotis Kalantzopoulos: guitars, Kleon Antoniou:
electric guitar, Vassilis Nitsakis: bass, Dimitris Stergiou: drums
The chronicle of a motorcycle
BeeRaki, 6 Psiloriti Street, Larissa Station (metro) 22:00
Admission: 3 euros
Starting from Argentina, travelling to South, Central and North America, with our only vehicles a
motorcycle, a guitar and a harmonica.
Costas Vlachopoulos: harmonica, Herman Mayr: guitar

PROGRAM FOR MUSIC

         
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