Programme 2017


31 juillet – 5 août 2017

Since 2012, every summer, accordion players from Greece and abroad meet in Syros island and share their passion for music.

This year Greece and France will come together through the music. Artists, professional and amateur musicians, students of the seminars and audience will have a chance to experience this music encounter during the festival’s concerts that will take place every evening at different spots of the island under a unique summer music atmosphere.

Monday 31/07 : Ano Syros, Piazza

21h15 – Free Entrance

“BAM” … Greece, the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean

This small angle of the world firmly embraces the East and the West. Traditions of the urban and rural areas of Greece, of the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean.

BAM” : 

  • Charoula Tsalpara (accordion), 
  • Glavkos Smarianakis (violin), 
  • Theodora Athanasiou (guitar)

Tuesday 01/08 : Finikas, school yard

21h15 – Free Entrance

Musette, Swing & Latino 

Travelling with the accordion … from France to Greece, through Latin America.

During the concert there will be an exhibition of traditional products from local producers.

Musette sauvage” : Arthur Bacon (accordion) & Spyros Papanikola (guitar)

Viaggio” : Morfo Tsaïreli (vocals), Panagiotis Zafeiriou (accordion), Spyros Papanikola (guitar)

Wednesday 02/08 : Kini, arbour

21h15 Free Entrance

Open music stage

All musicians are welcome !!!

During the concert there will be an exhibition of traditional products from local producers.

Thursday 03/08 : Posidonia, Saint Paul Mansion

21h15 Free Entrance

“Tzares” … from Smyrna to Istanbul

‘Tzares’ present a duet of accordion and guitar in the songs of Smyrna, Istanbul and in Rebetiko.

There will be a mini bar and delicacies of the local gastronomy.

Tzares” : Kostas Nikolopoulos (accordion), Andriana Angelopoulos (vocals) et Christos Papanagiotou (guitar)

Friday 04/08 : Pagos, basketball area

21h15 – Entrance: 5 €

“Rebetien”… celebrating wistfully

Four musicians perform and interpret songs and themes from the repertoire of the Rebetiko and the greek traditional music, as well as their own work.

Mini bar and snacks open from 20:30


Saturday 05/08 : Hermoupolis, pedestrian area

19h30 – Free

The accordionists play in the pedestrian area of the city centre

Presentation of the work done during the workshops.

And throughout the week in the Saint Paul Mansion in Posidonia 

  • Exhibition of musical instruments, sheet music and CDs
  • Repair shop with Panagiotis Zafeiriou
  • And various conferences whose program will shortly be communicated