Events Schedule for the 2nd Annual Thessaloniki Tourism Festival

Thessaloniki Tourism FestivalThis festival, organized by the Professional Chamber of Thessaloniki from May 26th-29th at the New Seafront Promenade in Thessaloniki will showcase 40 exhibitors from all over the country offering fresh ideas for your annual vacation.

In addition, there will be a full plate of side events connected with the Festival that are worth exploring. They run the gamut from sporting events, concerts, dance exhibitions, choirs, theatre, culinary arts demonstrations, and several others. The program for this four-day festival can be found here:

THURSDAY MAY 26th

  • 19.30-20.00  Korais Choir- Stratos Tsiklas - A program from the choir, which has participated in musical festivals all over the world. 40-member choir featuring song and dance.
  • 20.00-20.30  Festival Opening - Opening remarks and greetings, topped off by an offshore fireworks display.
  • 20.30-21.30  MARMELO MAZINATES - Marmal will dazzle the audience with his sleight of hand in an interactive magician show combined with standup comedy.
  • 21.30- 23.00  DISCO PARTY - Get down and boogie with music from the 70's, 80's and 90's. FABULUS AND THE PRETTY BRASS is a 10-member group which will entertain you in a variety of ways including singing and acting, comedy, choreography, and great music from the past.

FRIDAY MAY 27th

  • 18.00-19.00  TRADITIONAL DANCE GROUPS - Traditional dance by various cultural associations from the area.
  • 19.00-19.30  YMCA CHOIR - Songs from Asia Minor from the 20-member YMCA choir. Sophia Iliadou, Director
  • 19.30-20.30  Concert with the Caigici Mektebi choir from the metropolitan municipality of Bursa, Turkey.
  • 20.30-22.30  Concert with «AIDAI PSILA-PSILA» - A program of popular (laiko) and traditional Greek songs.

SATURDAY MAY 28th

  • 18.30-19.00  Choir Association of Samos «Pythagorean Harmony»
  • 19.00-19.30  Traditional Dance Group from Samos
  • 19.30-20.30  The choir music club Dragos from Istanbul with songs of the Balkans.
  • 20.30-21.00  Theatrical event by the Detox Center IANOS and a musical presentation from the PETHEA Argo, an organization dedicating to helping heal addictions,
  • 21.00-23.00  Concert with Konstantina Palla and her band.

SUNDAY MAY 29th

  • 18.00-19.00  TRADITIONAL DANCE GROUPS - Traditional dance by various cultural associations from the area.
  • 19.00-20.00  Songs from Micheala Kyryiafini - Popular local singer.
  • 20.00-21.30  ROCK FESTIVAL - Featuring groups from Thessaloniki: Without Boundaries, Nikos Tsopoglou, Soulbox live, Shotgunz.

Plus various ongoing events in the area such as sporting events, how-to confectionary demonstrations, guided tours for prospective students of «SEP» (professional trade schools), and dancing from the All Star Dance School