Kyparissia Sunshine International Folklore DANCE Festival
Trifillia, 25- 29 AUGUST
West Messinia : Kyparissia, Kopanaki, Filiatra, Gargaliani
One of the most meaningful cultural event in Trifilia (West Messinia) starts on 25th August and lasts till 30th. The ‘Kyparissia Sunshine International Folklore Festival’ brings together folk art performers in a peaceful and friendly atmosphere. With their program, the participants will give to the other participants as well as to a larger part of the population, an insight in folk traditions of their country, and they will strive for an understanding of the cultural heritage and tradition of other people.
Distinctive and well known groups from five different countries will hosted and perform during the festival.
ECUADOR IDENTIDAD CULTURAL ECUATORIANA
HUNGARY KEVE NEPTANCEGYUTTES Kéve Folk Dance Group
INDIA UDBHAV (SPORTS & CULTURAL ASSOCIATION) » from GWALIOR -INDIA
POLAND CWIKLICE » from PSZCZYNA
Also there are several local groups that will participate throughout the Festival.
Opening Ceremony and Groups Presentation
Thursday 25/08 at 20:30 - Folkore Museum Kyparissia Old Town
Saturday 27/08 at 19:30 - Kyparissia Main Square
Side Events with Folkore Dancing
Friday 26/08 at 20:30- Kopanaki Main Square
Sunday 28/08 at 20:30- at Filiatra Main Square
Monday 29/08 at 20:30- at Gargaliani Main Square
Organised by M.E.S.K in conjunction with the Municipality of TRIFILIA
Educational & Cultural Society of Kyparissia was founded in 1979. It has been a very active society mainly in the field of traditional dances for over thirty years. Apart from that, our association has ballet classes throughout the year.
M.E.S.K., also successfully organizes lectures, seminars, book-presentations etc.
So far a great number of countries worldwide have been invited to participate in our festival and also our association has taken part in a lot of international festivals.
M.E.S.K. is a member of CID, (International Dance Council) and CIOFF ®, (International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts) since November 2012 and also has performed on some TV programmes. It comprises people between 3 and 55years old.
www.cioffhellas.gr + www.mesk.gr – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org