About the festival

Concerts at 25th Guitar Festival

Monday, July  23
Ethrion of Municipality, at 20.30 h
«The magic sound of guitar ensemles»
Part A:  «Wieczorek Guitar Trio (Poland)»
Katarína Wieczoreková, Franciszek Wieczorek, Radoslaw Wieczorek
Part B:  "Hesperia" Guitar Orchestra -  Direction: Fragoulis Karagianopoulos

Tuesday, July 24
Cyclades gallery, at 20.30 h
«The guitar sings»
Part A:  Soren Boedker Madsen (Denmark), recital with famous songs transcriptions.
Part B:  “ Konstantinos Kirolytis - Dionyssia Tronti ” Guitar duet

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.

Guitar Orchestra workshop


A workshop that highlights the benefit and fun of ensemble playing.
A unique opportunity to create music all together, which no one as individual can possibly play. 
Our goal is preparing pieces for the final concert of the festival.

Guitar study can be a very lonely and sometimes boring journey.

Participating in an ensemble provides many benefits:

Festival program

Evening recitals and concerts in fantastic places of Hermoupolis (Apollon theatre, Town Hall Atrium, Metamorfosis garden, e.t.c)

Master Class
Every morning for intermediate or advanced players.

Junior class
Special classes for guitar beginners
12th Guitar Competition
A competition for 3 age categories in 2 rounds