Festival postpone to 2021

Dear friends The 27th Hermoupolis Guitar Festival will not take place this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Taking into consideration all the official guidelines on crowd gatherings and on social distancing advice, as well the responsibility to the festival audience, musicians and students,  it has become clear that the best option is to … Read more

Konstantinos Kirolytis – Dionyssia Tronti

Konstantinos Kirolytis Konstantinos is considered a highly talented guitarist of the younger Greek guitarists’ generation. In 2000 he received his diploma with honours from George’s Mavroedes class. Alongside his studies in guitar he studied at counterpoint class of John Christofilos at the “Attic Conservatory” from where he graduated with Distinction in June 2002. He has … Read more

Nikos Koutsioulis – Dimitris Tsimponis

Nikos Koutsioulis was born in the city of Larissa in 1971. He began his studies of guitar in Larissa and continued his studies at the Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki where he received his diploma with excellent degree from Lambro Becki’s diploma class. In addition to his studies at the Macedonian Conservatory in Thessaloniki, he attended … Read more

Letta Vasileiou

Letta Vasileiou  was born in Athens. She studied the guitar under the guitarist and composer Notis Mavroudis and was awarded her Degree and Diploma with honors and distinctions. She also studied music theory, piano and horn. She has attended various master classes given by greek and foreign performers. At present, she teaches at the “Technotropia” … Read more

Angelos Nikolopoulos

Born in Athens, he studied guitar with Charalabos Ekmektsoglou and Andreas Paleologos and economics at the National University of Athens. He did postgraduate musical studies in Spain, Belgium, France and Hungary. Chamber music and collaborating the guitar with other instruments in various music styles, from Renaissance to contemporary improvisation and stimulating composers to write new … Read more

26th Festival – review

In 2019, the Guitar Festival celebrated its 26th year of continuous organizing, with magical concerts in the magnificent venues of Hermoupolis, attended by a large and enthusiastic audience. The festival began on Monday, July 22 at the crowded Auditorium of the City Hall with Angeliki Kokkini (voice) and Panos Dramitino (Guitar) on a night dedicated … Read more

“Strong cultural paper”

The strong links between Hermoupolis Guitar Festival and the capital city of Cyclades are once again demonstrated through the unbelievable attendance of locals and visitors to the events of this year’s 26th event. Thanks to its high quality and unique friendly atmosphere, the festival under the artistic direction of Angelos Nikolopoulos has managed to gain … Read more

2019 – Competition Winners

Winners of the 16th Guitar Competition 2019 Category B (14 – 17 years) 1st prize: Lydia Danielidi (+ Guitar from “Papagrigoriou – Nakas”) 2nd prize: Nina Giovazolia (+ 50 euro check for books from “Kokonetsis”) 3rd prize: Natalia Kalampogia (+ 50 euro check for books from “Kokonetsis”) Category A (<14 years) 1st prize: Zoe Skoumpouri … Read more

Concerts

26th Hermoupolis Guitar Festival – Concerts Monday, July 22 Ethrion of Municipality, at 20.30 h“Federico Garcia Lorca – The poetry of revolution”Angelica Kokkinis (voice), Panos Dramytinos (Guitar) Tuesday, July 23 Cyclades gallery, at 20.30 h“From Spain to the new world” Part A: “Duo Capriccioso”Kleopatra Kyrtata – flute, Athanasia Nikolakopoulou – guitar Part B: Adnan Ahmedic … Read more

2013 – 20th Festival

Thomas Zwijsen (Netherlands),Gahuer Carrasco (Brazil) «Guitarte» ensemble      Nikos Chatzieleftheriou,      Christos Faklaris,      Fragoulis Karagiannopoulos,      Maria Papamichael,     Anna Sartzidou Vaggelis Germanos Michalis SourvinosVarvara GyraLetta Vasileiou