24th Hermoupolis Guitar Festival

July 24 - 28 2017

Founded in 1994, Hermoupolis Guitar Festival is regarded as one of the top guitar festivals in Greece, noted both for its musical quality as well as its friendly atmosphere.

The five-day summer festival includes solo and chamber music performances, master classes, competitions and a big guitar orchestra by the participants.

14th Guitar Competition

During 24th Hermoupolis Guitar festival will be held the 14th International Guitar Competition.

There will be 3 age categories and the competition will be conducted in 2 rounds, Elimination and Final.
(The A Category -up to 14 years old - has only one round)

24th Festival Concerts

Monday July 24
Ethrion of Municipality, at 20.30 h
«Guitar and the music of the world»
With the guitarists: Vasilis Kanelopoulos, Miltiades Karaiskos, Despina Plyta,
Betty Mavropoulou and Vasilis Kanaras

Tuesday July  25
Cyclades gallery, at 20.30 h
Α’ Partς:  Fabio Barbagallo (Italy), guitar recital
Β’ Part:  “Piratas de la guitarra” – Guitar ensemble plays music from movies
Direction: Letta Vasileiou 

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.