2021 Parallel Events
Ever year we organise a series of parallel events during the 12 days of the Aegean Film Festival. During the winter months, some of these events reoccur in big cities around the globe. They include premieres, parties, concerts and exhibitions for both adults and/or children.
SPETSES, PARALLEL EVENTS
FESTIVAL PASS HOLDERS ONLY @ PALMS ON THE VERANDAH
Let’s meet up and have a drink to celebrate the launching of the 10th Aegean Film Festival
SPETSES • SUNDAY, 18 JULY • 23.30 • Palms on the Verandah
OPEN TO PUBLIC @ THROUBI BAR
The first party of the 10th Aegean Film Festival will be held at Throubi Bar on Sunday the 18th of July at 23.30, following the Opening Ceremony. After the opening screenings, ‘Delete History’ and ‘Please Hold the Line’, looking out on to the sea, we will celebrate a new era on a new Island for the festival.
*Pass holders and guests will get the first drink for free.
SPETSES • SUNDAY, 18 JULY • 23.30 • THROUBI BAR
WATER ELEMENT | AQUA YOGA | DISTRESS
Difficulty level: Aqua Yoga for all
Attendees must wear athletic shoes, know how to swim.
Bring a towel, hat/sunglasses
Information: Start & end point “Wise Fitness studio” at Palio Limani. Power walk through Pityousa to Garyfalos beach with reference to historical issues concerning the name of the island and the ancient ruins located in the area. Aqua yoga moves executed in the shallows and deep in the seawater. Breathing and stretching for distress by the seaside for total relaxation. Return to Wise Fitness studio for a healthy drink or snack.
Participants receive a complimentary 10% discount from Rose Café located next to the fitness studio.
Minimum number of participants: 4.
Earth Element | Trekking | Detox
Location: Meeting and end point at “Wise Fitness studio” Old Harbor(Palio Limani)
Description: Uphill/downhill trekking on a path.
Difficulty level / Fitness level: moderate
Adults only (attendees must wear athletic shoes, carry a bottle of water, towel, hat/sunglasses)
Information: Guided Trekking on a path through the mountain. 30’ uphill at a regular pace. Stop for 15’ detox yoga and mindful breathing overlooking the island. Descent to Palio Limani for a healthy/organic breakfast at Rose café (Breakfast not included in the activity cost).
Participants receive a complimentary small bottle of water and a banana before starting the activity.
Minimun number of participants: 5
INVITATIONS & FESTIVAL PASS HOLDERS ONLY @ TREHANTIRI RESTAURANT
Our private Filmmakers’ dinner is held at Trehantiri Restaurant. This is a chance for filmmakers to meet one another, share ideas and good times at the festival, and create creative connections for the future.
SPETSES • WEDNESDAY, 21 JULY • 23.00 • TREHANTIRI RESTAURANT
BOAT RIDE & LUNCH
The Boat Ride and Lunch, allows our guests and audiences to experience the beautiful coast, sea and landscape of the island of Spetses before returning for another evening of cinema.
SPETSES • THURSDAY & FRIDAY, 22 & 23 JULY • 11.00
Fire & Air Element | Energizing Yoga combined with Aerial Dynamic Stretch | decompress
Location: Meeting and end point at “Wise Fitness studio” Old Harbour (Palio Limani)
Difficulty level: Yoga for all
Attendees must wear athletic shoes, have a pair of socks, hat/sunglasses
Guided tour through the old shipyards of Spetses with reference to the island’s history. An energizing walk to “Faros” (one of the oldest lighthouses of Greece). Mindful Breathing and dynamic stretching for fascia release and spine decompression using the hammocks on our return to Wise Fitness studio.
Participants receive a complimentary 10% discount on a fresh Juice or Smoothie from Rose Café next to our fitness studio.
5 participants maximum
SPETSES CLOSING PARTY
OPEN TO PUBLIC @ BIKINI BAR
On the Friday night of the festival we have our Closing Party. As the festival draws to a close, we celebrate the cinema we have watched and the connections that have been made in the fantastic Bikini Bar
SPETSES • FRIDAY, 23 JULY • 23.00 • BIKINI BAR
FILMMAKERS BRUNCH & AWARD CEREMONY
FILMMAKERS ONLY @ BIKINI BAR
We return to Bikini Bar on Saturday the 24th of July for the Filmmakers’ Brunch and Awards Ceremony. The winning Shorts will be awarded at this private, concluding event of the Spetses segment of the 10th Aegean Film Festival
SPETSES • SATURDAY, 24 JULY • 13.00 • BIKINI BAR
PAROS – ECHOES PROGRAMME, PARALLEL EVENTS
INVITATIONS @ MONASTIRI RESTAURANT
Taking place at Monastiri Restaurant, in Paros, The Echoes Dinner celebrates the conversations, debates and storytelling that serve as the foundation for the Echoes Environmental Program. As Echoes — Call to Action comes to its conclusion, this dinner allows us to reflect on what we have learnt and what we need to do to continue with out sustainability projects in the Aegean
PAROS • SUNDAY, 1 AUGUST • 23.00 • MONASTIRI RESTAURANT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC @ TBC – Paros
Our closing party not only celebrates the end of our time on Paros, but the end of the 10th Aegean Film Festival 2021. After 12 days of cinema, panels, seminars, competitions and round tables, we can come together for one final evening of drinks and dancing under the Aegean stars..
PAROS • MONDAY, 2 AUGUST • 23.30 • TBC