About the festival

The Guitar Festival takes place every July in Hermoupolis, the capital of Syros and Cyclades islands in the heart of Aegean sea. It showcases a wide range of high quality events featuring concerts and happenings.

It brings leading performers to Syros island every year to inspire, entertain and challenge audiences of all ages and artistic tastes. It provides valuable learning and participation opportunities for children, young people and adults through creative workshops, ensemble playing, master classes and competitions.

The Festival has a rich artistic history and has long been a well-established event of musical significance and international reputation.

Hermoupolis Guitar Festival was founded in 1994 by the guitarist Angelos Nikolopoulos.
In its 20 years the Festival hosted honorable guitarists and distinguished teachers.

It’s an inspirational journey that explores the power of music to unite people from around the world.