What’s on (Exhibitions-Theatre-Events)

CORFU. Find out what΄s on in Corfu this weekend.

Δεκεμβρίου / 2019

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd

'Christmas Fairy Tale in Old Town Hall Square

Saturday 21st December

17:30 - Opening of 'Christmas Fairy Tale'
Written and directed by Maria Traka
Welcome addresses: Mayor Meropi Ydraiou & Deputy Mayor for Culture Chrysoula Tombrou
18:30 - Ritmo Dance Studio - Dimitra Vlachou
19:00 - 'Capodistrias' Philharmonic Society
19:20 - Dance performance - Maria Traka
19:40 - 'Laodamas' Municipal Dance Group
20:00 - 'San Giacomo' Choir
21:00 - Rena Kontou Dance School
21:30 - 'Horokinisi' Dance School

Sunday 22nd December

11:00 - Arillas Modern Dance Group
11:30 - Arillas Cultural Initiative - traditional dance
12:00 - Municipal Theatre - Theatre performance
12:30 - Lykio Ellinidon - Cinderella
13:00 - Corfu Dance Group - traditional dance
13:30 - 'Horokinisi' Dance School
17:30 - Lykio Ellinidon - dance performance
18:00 - 'Horokinisi' Dance School
19:00 - Kontokali Choir
19:30 - Afra Cultural Society - Children's theatre
20:00 - Afra Cultural Society - Carols and dance

'Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker' at the Orfeas Cinema

Fantasy action film written and directed by  J.J. Abrams.

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver

Thursday 19/12 – Monday 23/12, Wednesday 25/12: 19:00, 22:00 (2D)
Tuesday 24/12: 19:00 (2D)

Corfu Choir Festive programme

Saturday 21st
Corfu Choir Christmas Concert at the Municipal Theatre.
All the choirs will be taking part along with soloists and vocal groups from the Ionian University Music Department.

Sunday 22nd
Children's Choir Preparatory Sections I & II will take part in the event organised by the Church of Iasonos and Sosipatros in the presence of the Archbishop of Corfu.

Children's Choir will take part in the Metropolitan Church Christmas event at 'Platytera' Foundation for the Chronically Ill.

Agios Ioannis Christmas Bazaar

For the second year running Agios Ioannis Cultural Society will be holding a Christmas Bazaar.

Saturday 21 December - 16:30 - 21:30
Sunday 22 December - 10:30 - 14:30

In the Cultural Society's Hall.

Handcrafts, gifts, jewellery, sweets and more..

To take part phone 6934 803852 (Tina) or send a message.

'Contact': Photography exhibition by Corfu Photography Club

Alexis Dairy, Ag. Vasiliou 12, Pinia

The exhibition includes works by the following club members:
Petros Zervos, Spyridon Konofaos, Nikolaos Gatsoulis, Markos Kiprianos, Katerina Michopoulou, Vassilis Pandis, Vassilis Doukakis, Spyridon Vavaris, Ioannis Giorgopoulos and Sonia Brzostowicz.

Exhibition at Corfu Art Gallery: 'Macrocosmos' by Penelope Voltera

Penelope Voltera is a painter, sculptor and poet. She was born and grew up in Athens, where she attended Athens Technological Institute. She started painting and moved to Corfu, where she still lives and works.

Duration: 4/12/19 - 10/1/20
Opening times: 09:00 - 14:00 / 18:00 - 21:00

Ceramics exhibition: 'Painting on clay' by Agalida Manessi at Municipal Art Gallery

Duration: 21/11 - 10/1/20

Corfu Municipal Art Gallery
Opening Times: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 (Closed Mondays and Public Holidays)

Information: 26610 48690 / [email protected]

"References to neo-expressionism" - From the Voyiatzoglou Art Gallery collection

Works by ten prominent Greek painters, with reference to the Neo-Expressionist movement.

Municipal Art Gallery
Old Palace Colonnade – Periodic Exhibitions Section
Duration: until 15 January 2020
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 - 16:00 (Mondays & Holidays closed)
Contact: 26610 48690 / [email protected]

Retrospective art exhibition - "Angelos Giallinas (1857 - 1939) - With Corfiot light and colour"

The exhibition opens at the Municipal Art Gallery on Friday 26 July at 20:00.

10:00 - 16:00 Tuesday to Sunday until 31 December 2019.

Exhibition of Maps: "Corfu by the Great Cartographers"

Corfu Municipal Art Gallery is exhibiting some of the artistically and scientifically important maps of Corfu from its collection.

From Thursday 25 April the works of these cartographers will be on exhibition in chronological order, covering four centuries, allowing us to see the development of cartography from the 17th century Baroque period, when aesthetics dominated, to the early 19th century, when there was an almost complete absence of any decorative items.

The exhibition will display 15 engravings in the central room of the Gallery's Permanent Exhibition.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 (Closed on Mondays and public holidays)

Weekend at Kantoni Estate
Spend unique Weekends at Kantoni Estate!
Reservations: 6988 799070 / 26630 23157

Saturday 21st

'Likio Ellinidon' Christmas event

Likio Ellinidon will be welcoming you with 'scented air' for a "Magical Christmas" full of traditional music and dance at the Corfu Palace Hotel.

Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December.

'Another Saturday, Another Fairy Tale' - "The message of Christmas through a Christmas story"

The last event of the year for the Municipal Art Gallery educational programme ΄Another Saturday, Another Fairy Tale΄.

At the Gallery shop and reading room.

Joining in the festive spirit we will be painting a Christmas Tree of Wishes - if the weather doesn't allow this, we will visit the Manger at the Catholic Church (Duomo) and the Christmas Village in the Old Town Hall Square.

11:00 - 13:00
For children aged from 6 to 11.

Christmas with the Guides in Annunziata Square

The local branch of the Greek Guiding Association invites you to their Christmas party in Annunziata Square.

11:00 - 13:00

The 1st and 2nd Guide Groups will be taking part and there will be sweets, lollies, kourabiedes and handmade Christmas decorations - all made by the Guides!

Group exhibition: '6 artists. 6 visions. 6 paths' at The Attic Gallery

The group exhibition “6 artists. 6 visions. 6 paths”, features Greet Cappellemans, Natasa Maneta, Georgia Monastirioti, Sofia Bakoli, Elena Xydea and Aspasia Sigourakou.

Duration: 5th-21st December

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday, 6-10 pm

Location: The Attic Gallery, Corner of Rizospaston Voulefton 1 and St. Desila st; side entrance; 2nd floor.

'Old' Philharmonic Society Piccolo and Student Bands Christmas concert

'Old' Philharmonic Society hall
Conductor: Flora Klimi
Admission free

Thinalion and Karousades Philharmonic Societies Christmas concert

Acharavi Primary School

Conductors: Fotini Angeli & Panayiotis Bakolas

Friday & Saturday evenings at Harry’s Taverna garden

Harry’s Taverna in Kontokali has live music evenings every Friday and Saturday

‘Odiki Voithia’ (Road Assistance) band.

Vangelis Moraitis: bouzouki

Alexis Kremonas: guitar

Yiorgos Pandis: accordion

Reservations: 6981686618

Live music evenings at Abakas traditional meze-bar
Abakas meze bar is organizing live music evenings every Saturday.
Artistic, folk and traditional songs.
Velissariou 30

Saturdays at Barba Thomas Taverna
Barba-Thomas Taverna welcomes you every Saturday to spend an unforgettable night with its new musical programme.
Singers: Phanis Kazianis, Akis Gekos, Alexandra Koulouri, Bouzouki: Christos Mamalos, Drums: Tasos Pagratis, Piano and musical credits: Spiros Kontis.

Friday & Saturday evenings with live music at ‘San Paramithi’ meze restaurant
Live music, quality food and fine wine!

Sunday 22nd
Fridays for Future - Clean-up of Contra Fossa

The Corfu Fridays for Future (fff) initiative is organising a clean-up of Contra Fossa on Sunday 22 December at 11:00.

Episkepsi Choir Christmas concert

The Episkepsi `Orpheus` Musical and Cultural Society invites you to its 100th anniversary event!
Acharavi Folk Museum
The concert will feature pre-classic, classic and Christmas works.
Conductor: Konstantinos Halikiopoulos
Organ: Aristides Katomeris
Also taking part:
Thinalion Philharmonic Band – Conductor: Fotini Angelis
There will be a donation box for 'The Smile of the Child'