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For 4 days from June 21st to 24th, the most melodic summer celebration is the slogan and invites us to share our feelings about music on the occasion of the 19th European Music Festival, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and the Hellenic Tourism Organization.
55 cities from the country’s 13 regions are coordinating to sound a common melody that will bring together people, generations, cultures and traditions across the country. More than 320 events and concerts and a total of 492 bands, orchestras and artistic performances by renowned and emerging artists make up this year’s European Music Festival program, which this year is dedicated to artistic expression and the enjoyment of rhythm and melody.
In Rhodes, the celebration starts on June 21 and ends on the 24th! The European Music Festival in Rhodes is co-organized by the House of Europe in Rhodes, the Rhodes Municipal Cultural-Sports Organization and the Municipality of Rhodes.
Also important this year is the participation of the 95th SNGC’s Music Association, which will be attending the main event of the Festival on Thursday June 21st of 2018, in Troulos, Mandraki. The participation of the excellent musicians of the 95th SNGC is an important proof that the Army of the Land is an integral part of Rhodes society and contributes to local, social and cultural events whenever requested. Along with the RMSCO’s Conservatories and the Dodecanese Conservatory, one of the most active participants in this year’s celebration is the Rhodes Music School, the most important artistic nursery on our island, contributing significantly to the cultural development of the island, the promotion and promotion of the artistic product and musical tradition of Rhodes, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.
The full schedule of events that are part of the celebration of European Music Day:
Thursday June 21
MUNICIPAL THEATER OF RHODES: “Young Soloists Present”. Start time: 18:30. RMSCO’s Conservatory Student Concert, Classes A. Spanou / S. Chatzistrati
- HIPPOCRATES, Medieval City (Grand Fountain) Concert with the Rhodes Philharmonic Orchestra Start time: 7 p.m.
TRULOS (Mandraki) – CENTRAL EVENT. Ensemble of Rhodes Music School under the direction of Nikos Hassapi Start time: 20:00. Music 95th SNGC (Senior National Guard Command). Start time: 20:30
Saturday June 23
THE HOUSE OF EUROPE IN RHODES: “Concert of Young Artists of the Dodecanese Conservatory”. Start time: 7 p.m.
“RODON” SUMMER THEATER: “Cinema Music Concert”. Start time: 20:00. Co-organized by: Rhodes Music School / RMSCO
Sunday June 24
THE HOUSE OF EUROPE IN RHODES: “Retrospective on Greek Song”. From Othona to the present day through songs, music and historical narration. Curated by: George Hatziantonis. Start time: 11:30 – 13:00.
“RODON” SUMMER THEATER. “Classical Music Concert of the Rhodes Music School”. Start time: 20:00
With a compass on this year’s event schedule, come, experience, discuss and feel before answers, “What is Music for You?”
To find out more about developments, visit: Facebook.com/EuropeanMusicDayRhodes/
The National Coordination Body of the Organizers of the European Music Festival and Founding Member of the Hellenic Network is the Civic Non-Profit Organization MECO (Music Events Coordination Organization) www.mesoevents.eu. For Rhodes, the local coordinator of the celebrations is the House of Europe in Rhodes.