2° Sculpture Symposium

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Time Frame: 
20/04/2015 to 09/05/2015

The Symposium will take place on 20/04/2015 - 09/05/2015. During the Symposium’s period there will be a group participation of more than 10 artists in creating sculpture works. During this period, other artistic events will be taking place such as Music Concerts, Fine Art Exhibitions, Literary Presentation Events etc.

Further to this Symposium time period it is established that as from 01/11/2014 - 20/04/2015 artists will be invited for on the site work hospitality in creating works at the Sculpture Park which will be exhibited at the Park’s space during the Sculpture Symposium. Let it be noted that the Inauguration will be on the 9th of May 2015.

The aims of the symposium are:

  • The institutionalization of the event after the great success of the 1st Sculpture Symposium 2013-2014 and the establishment of Ayia Napa Sculpture Park as a work of Pan-European Scope.

  • The enrichment of the Park by creating new Sculpture Works from different artists around the world.

  • The exchange of art knowledge and experiences amongst artists of different cultures.

  • The contact and acquaintance of the thousands of Ayia Napa visitors with the art of Sculpture.

Programme

24 April 2015

Venue: Thalassa Ayia Napa Municipal Museum

Activities:

  • Painting Exhibition opening "The Sea" by Antonis Zeniou
    Time: 8:00 pm

  • Traditional Cypriot songs with "Anemoessa" the choir of Saint George Cultural Association, Paralimni
    Time: 8:30 pm

Conductor: Sotiroula Papamichael- Loizou
Piano: Anastásia Lantou
Violin: Petros Paitis

4 May 2015

Venue: Amphitheatre of Ayia Napa Municipal Museum Thalassa

Theatrical performance: "The stork brings the babies" by the Satiriko Theatre.
Time: 8:00 pm

A comedy by Thanasis Papathanasiou and Michalis Reppas

Stage production: Despoina Mpempedeli, Scenery- Costumes: Kostas Kafkarides

The cast: Despoina Mpempedeli, Marianna Kafkaridou, Spyros Georgiou, Ntina Charalampous, Vasilis Michael, Andreas Rozou, Michael Kornarakis

5 May 2015

Venue: Thalassa Ayia Napa Municipal Museum

Activities:

  • Exhibition opening: "Mosaic and Byzantine Iconography" by Michalis Vrachimis
    Time: 8:00 pm

  • Music Concert: "Kala to len gia to feggari"
    Time: 8:30 pm

Musical trio by George Kalogirou, Kostas Apokides and Argyro Christodoulou
All three of them are music teachers in schools in Famagusta, Larnaca, Limassol and Nicosia.

Songs: from the first personal discs of George Kalogirou and Kostas Apokides and popular Greek Art Songs

Lute, guitar,tzoura :George Kalogirou
Electric guitar: Kostas Apokides
Percussion: Argyro Christodoulou

7 May 2015

Venue: Thalassa Ayia Napa Municipal Museum

Activities:

  • Lecture: "Sculpture today, art in the expanded field" by Ursula Maria Probst
    Time: 8:00 pm
    Ursula Maria Probst is from Austria. She is a curator, an art historian and an art critic. She lives and works in Vienna. She has studied art history and art at Vienna. She has worked with Louise Bourgeois at New York.

  • Musical Performance with the Musical Group "Aroma Gynaikas"
    Time: 8:30 pm
    A unique presentation of this female musical group that creates its own delicate sound in songs of the most important Greek composers.

8 May 2015

Venue: Thalassa Ayia Napa Municipal Museum

Activities:

  • Information – Presentation of Ayia Napa´s Family Tree

  • Awards for the distinguished students of Ayia Napa
    Time: 7:30 pm

  • Musical Performance with the Musical Group of the Ayia Napa Cultural Association "Cavo Greco"
    Time: 8:30 pm

9 May 2015

Venue: The Sculpture Park
Time: 10:00 a.m

Activities:

  • Closing Ceremony of the 2nd Sculpture Symposium of Ayia Napa Municipality

  • Opening speech by the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Mr Yiannis Karousos

  • Speech by the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Symposium

  • Address by the Official Quest

  • Gifts and prize awards to artists and active participants who volunteered in the organization of the Symposium

Artistic Programme

Traditional Cypriot songs - The choir of Derynia Municipality
Conductor: George Kalogirou
Piano: Demitris Markoullis