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Click Easter in Paros, Easter to remember!
Date : April 28th, 2013
Author : TtP
With the slogan Easter in Paros, Easter to remember! encapsulates the picturesque island of Cyclades traditional events for the Holy Days of Easter. <br><br>

The absolute devotion of Holy Thursday in churches and monasteries will be succeeded by the Good Friday Deposition with Byzantine splendor the Virgin Ekatondapiliani & Ai Giorgis at Dell where the representation of Apokathylosis with revithada noon Prodromos with representation of the Passion in Marpisa , Marble, Baptist, white & White Village meeting with epitaphs in Parikia and Naoussa and vigils in the Monastery of St. Theodore and the historic monastery androa Loggovarda. <br><br>

The devotion will follow the Resurrection was celebrated way on Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday celebrations and festivals in Marpisa, Naoussa, the St. George Agaeria and Langada.

Click Paros Municipality at ITB 2013
Date : March 17. 2013
Author : TtP
Paros Municipality as part of promotional activities and promotion of the destination involved with targeted actions in the international tourism fair ITB 2013. <br><br>

The Municipality of Paros was represented by Mr. George Bafitis (President of the Hotel Association) and Mr. Ballios (Commerce Association Paros) and two members of the Committee on Tourism Promotion and Development of the Municipality. <br><br>

After much preparation and with the contribution of the company directors of the City were targeted contacts with leading Tour Operators and travel agencies such as ThomasCook and FTI aimed at increasing penetration of the German market destination. <br><br>

The exhibition was accompanied by the participation of the destination presentation to the public Saturday 9/3 and Sunday, the 10th / 3 garnered interest multitude of visitors. It is worth to mention contacts with selected journalists and media representatives and to explore collaboration with entrepreneurs to focus the Diaspora for multilevel activity related to the promotion of the destination through original projects and a delegation of Paros for training in dancing traditional dances. <br><br>

As part of the Commission decision to conduct activities aimed at strengthening equity markets Exhibitions interest, participated in an event presenting destinations that took place in Vienna on 12 March. Attended the event and the islands of Milos, Sifnos and Ios. The Municipality of Paros represented Mr. Bafitis George (President of the Hotel Association and a member of the Tourism Commission) who was responsible for the organization of participation. Attended by approximately 50 tour operators, many importers and some 10 journalists covering the event.

Click European Music Day in Paros
Date : June 17, 2012
Author : TtP
On June 21, 2012, a day dedicated to music, celebrating the European Day of Music simultaneously in 30 cities in Greece, including Paros, and 25 countries in Europe, forming part of the Network of European Music Day. The celebration is based on volunteerism and provide an opportunity for amateur and professional musicians to spread their musical message to a wide audience. All concerts, workshops and seminars carried out within each event is free to the public.
Musicians from other parts of Greece will come to Paros Park and the beach of the Catholic, in an atmosphere of celebration and unity, to participate in this multi-cultural fiesta of music. With us this year is Rock band from Evergreen Paros, the 0Land and Sea with ethnic sounds from ancient Greek musical instruments, while the Tribal West & Aftrotone Project will carry on the coast of Paros, the sounds and rhythms of Africa. A special light percussion workshop will take place during the events, where participants can take part in their own percussion to improvise (with bottles, spoons, etc.)! The European Music Day will result in a metamesonychtio techno-electro party with Djs Billy Nick and Jimmy Gemma on decks. <br><br>

We invite you to come and join in the celebrations of the 13th European Music Day in the Park with us, an ideal place to enjoy such a pleasant event and live music from 5 pm until 4 am, near the sea and under the moon and stars. <br><br>

The Music Program: <br><br>

17:00 - Uplifting DJ set <br>
18:30 - Evergreen (Rock, Blues / Paros) <br>
20:00 - Open Percussion Workshop with George Bean - Bring your drums! (Improvised percussion welcome) <br>
21:00 - Tribal West & Afrotone Project (African Percussion / Athens) <br>
22:00 - Land & Sea (Ethnic instruments with ancient Greek / Athens, Thessaloniki) <br>
00:00 - Djs Jimmy Gemma & Billy Nik (techno, tech-house / Athens, Paros) <br><br>

Sponsors and Supporters of the European Music Day in the Park Paros are: <br>
MESO, the Greek branch of the European Music Day, AEPI, Best 92,6 FM, Avopolis, the Blue Star Ferries, Porto Paros, Alexander-Windmill Travel, ParosWeb, ParosLife, and the Environmental and Natural Park of Paros, the Municipality of Paros, Bluestar Ferries, the Porto Paros, the Women Association of Naoussa and the dedicated volunteers of the Park of Paros, offering valuable help and support each year.

Click Paros Nautical Club
Date : April 6th, 2012
Author : TtP
The National Sailing Championship of 420 class vessels, will be held in the bay of Parikia, on Sunday 08 April to M. Wednesday, April 11. <br><br>

Struggles, during which to visit the island more than 80 athletes and 15 groups from all over Greece, organized by HOC in cooperation with the Nautical Club of Paros, under the auspices of the South Aegean Region and the Municipality of Paros.

Click Victoria Hislop
Date : September 15, 2006
Author : Rob Ryan
Then we went to Paros and I saw for the first time the quintessential Greek harbour scene, with the cluster of startlingly white buildings against a sea and a sky bluer than you seem to get anywhere else. Thats where I fell in love with Greece. There was, and is, something easy and unchanging about the islands.

Click Greek folk dancing is blossoming on Paros
Date : August 18, 2006
Author : ELLIE NIKOLAIDOU
Youngsters on the Cycladic island of Paros have hundreds of bars and cafeterias to frequent and wile away their summer holidays but many have decided to take up traditional folk dancing instead. <br><br>

Visitors to the island this summer were dazzled by the performances of the local Naoussa Paros music and dance group, which is due to put on its biggest show of all next year. <br><br>

The number of young people taking part in the performances suggests that many teenagers are looking for deeper, long-lasting enjoyment than the ephemeral pleasure of frequenting bars and nightclubs, even if it means wearing heavy traditional costumes on warm summer nights. <br><br>

The group has been putting on traditional dance performances since 1988. It was founded in the town of Naoussa by two teachers at the local school, Ipapandi Roussou and Lefteris Menegos. People of all ages from all over the island can join, and folk dancing soon becomes a way of life for members of the group. One young man, who left the island and is now working in Brussels, makes a point of dancing with the group whenever he is back visiting family and friends. <br><br>

Schoolchildren, university students and adults dance in authentic costumes as well as those that have been painstakingly copied from original designs and sewn with great pride by local volunteers. The costume production is very costly. Fabrics and other necessary materials are purchased in Athens and brought over to the island. <br><br>

The Roussos family has set up a museum in the central square of Naoussa of authentic Greek costumes that they have collected over the years. Donors have also come forward and the collection is growing steadily. <br><br>

The dancing is accompanied by live music played by musicians on traditional Greek instruments, including laouto (lute), toumbeleki (snare drum) and tsambouna (a type of bagpipe typical of the islands). The songs, too, are sung by members of the group. <br><br>

Apart from regional dances - they have over 100 in their repertoire from all over Greece and Asia Minor - the performances include little sketches portraying local customs, for example a typical Paros wedding. Practice takes place after school and work hours and performances are put on year-round. <br><br>

On August 23 every year in Naoussa Bay, the group participates in the reenactment of the raid on Paros by Barbarossa and his pirates in the 16th century. Young men dressed as pirates try to land from fishing boats but are resisted by the locals. <br><br>

The pirates demand to see the young women dance so they can pick the ones they like and carry them off. While the dancing is going on, the locals ambush the pirates and push them back into their boats. Finally, they are forced to leave and the beautiful young girls are spared. <br><br>

The group’s income is from the sales of tickets for the performances as well as music and books, which include a collection of recipes from Paros in Greek and English. Donations from sponsors are also welcome. <br><br>

The group usually travels abroad once a year to cities where folk-dancing competitions and festivals take place. In July this year they represented Greece at a Polish festival held on the outskirts of Warsaw. They have also represented Greece at events in several other countries, and also won a number of prizes. <br><br>

For the young people who travel abroad with the group, it is an opportunity to get to know the people of the countries they visit, their customs and cultures. They are hosted by local families and are taken out on trips and sightseeing tours. <br><br>

The performances of the Naoussa Paros group are spectacles of the highest quality that should not be missed. It is clear from their shows that much love and hard work goes into the preparation of each performance. Each one is steeped in history, tradition, rhythm and music. It is all great fun, for the audience, too. <br><br>

Source: <a href=http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/news/civ_&xml/&aspKath/civ.asp?fdate=18/08/2006 target=_blank>e-Kathimerini</a>

Click Paros Kiteboard World Cup 2006
Date : July 20th, 2006
Author : Fernandez, Pulido Rock Freestyle by Kiteblogs.com
Paros - The finals of the Kiteboard Pro World Cup 2006 Paros event were run on Saturday with a truly spectacular show between 12.00 and 15.35, broadcasted live from the TV sponsor, SuperSport. <br><br>

The Kiteboard Pro World Cup 2006 Paros event will come to an end on Sunday evening with the Closing Ceremony that will be hosting the riders and the organization memebers with the Grand Award Ceremony, Beach Barbeque, Pounda Beach Party, and fireworks. <br><br>

For more information, visit <a href=http://www.kiteboardpro.com/events2006/Greece/home.htm target=_blank>www.kiteboardpro.com</a>

Click Around the world in 50 days
Date : February 25, 2006
Author : By NG SU-ANN

Click Greece seeks return of 'looted' works from Getty
Date : October 28, 2005
Author : By Nikolas Zirganos and Elinda Labropoulou

Click The Alkyonis wildlife refuge on Paros
Date :
Author : Christina Stavrinadou

Click Savina Yannatou & Privamera en Saloniko
Date : MONDAY, JULY 7 2004
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
Savina Yannatou & Privamera en Saloniko:

Click Olive trees and olive oil in the Olympic games
Date : 26,27,28/9/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
Lefkes, Paros
(26,27,28/9/2003)
Exhibition titled: Olive trees and olive oil in the Olympic games, round table discussion of the history of olive tree cultivation and olive oil production - visits and guided tours in the traditional oil-presses of Paros.
Institute of Hellenic Mills, 1st Ephorate of Modern Monuments, Municilapity of Paros, Educational Association   of Paros, Paros County.
Tel: +30-210-7214381

Click An evening of Magic with the pantomime of Irene Orda
Date : 20/09/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
A very special program was selected by the 3rd Paros Classical Music Festival to close this year's curtains, on Saturday, Spetember 20: An evening of Pantomime and Music with the

Click Paros' Classical Music Festival Recital of young violinist Lana Yumi Lee
Date : 06/09/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
The young prodigy violinist Lana Yumi Lee gives the third concert of this year's 3rd Paros Classical Music Festival, on Saturday, September 6, interpreting works by Mendelssohn, Dubussy, Paganini and De Sarasate. She is accompanied, by American pianist, Nancy Goldenberg, artistic director of the Festival of Paros island.

Lana Yumi Lee is currently in her third year at the Juilliard School of Music of New York with Masao Kawasaki as a tutor. She began her violin studies at the age of nine and since then she has won important competitions, such as the Menuhin-Dowling, the Nova Vista Symphony, the Fremont California Philharmonic, the California State and National Federation of Music Clubs, and most recently, the California Youth Symphony.

She has made numerous solo appearances with acclaimed orchestras in the United States and abroad.

Who is Nancy Goldenberg 
Founder and artistic director of the Paros Classical Music Festival, American-born Nancy Goldenberg, performs and lectures internationally. Trained at the Juilliard School, the Paris Conservatory and Salzburg's Mozarteum, she has been assistant conductor and coach at New York City Opera, head of the Department of Accompaniment at Florida State University and music professor at several US Universities. 

She has also written two books on teaching piano to children. She lives in Frankfurt, Germany, and Paros island, Greece. 

For the concert of Saturday, September 6, Lana Yumi Lee, performs the following works:

- Violin concerto in E minor, opus 64 (Felix Mendelssohn)
- Sonata for violin and piano in G minor (Claude Debussy)
- Cantabile (Niccolo Paganini)
- Carmen Fantasy after Bizet's Carmen (Pablo de Sarasate

Click Paros' Classical Music Festival Great Vocal Music with Ukrainian soprano Oxana Arkaeva
Date : 09/08/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
Chamber music, arias and songs by Scarlatti, Mozart, Strauss, Verdi, Debussy, Massenet, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff make a delightful evening for the audience of this second concert of the 3rd Classical Music Festival of Paros. The

Click Paros' Classical Music Festival
Date : 21/06/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
Paros Summer Music Festival, inaugurates the

Click Paros Classical Music Festival - An Aegean delight
Date : 20/09/2003
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
The Classical Music Festival is Paros' best kept secret for The last three years. This summer, the Cycladic island's festival has prepared four very special evenings for the local and visiting lovers of good music. Paros' Classical Music Festival is a high quality institution that became reality thanks to the tireless efforts of the local community, natives and foreigners who adopted the island as their home.

Heart and soul of the whole effort is American-born pianist Nancy Goldenberg, who's the founder and the artistic director of the festival and a Paros resident for a number of years. 

Every year, Paros' Classical Music Festival invites some renowned artists from around the world. 

This summer could not be the exception, so from June 21 to September 20, four lovely concerts have been scheduled to take place in the island's capital, Parikia, at the premises of Archilochos Cultural Center, the most active club in Paros that organizes special cultural events regularly. In winter, Archilochos offers quality films once a week.

Click A Doll House of Ibsen
Date : 01/03/2002 - 03/03/2002
Author : www.travelling-greece.com
Theatrical performances of Ibsen's masterpiece