Scopelos is once again organizing its Traditional Music Festival “Days of Rebetiko”. The beautifull area under church of Panagitsa tou Pyrgou (Holy Mary of the Castle) is where the festival will be hosted between the 15th-18th of July, gathering a plethora of traditional rebetiko musicians in the island, under the coordination of the local Culture and Folklore Assosiation.
“We do have acclaimed musicians in our land. Scopelos is worth beeing named an island of tradittional music. It is the only place of such deep folklore music history. It dates over 40 years ago!” says P.Chrisofos, president of Scopelos’ Culture and Folklore Assosiation.
After last year’s thriving outome, the festival is growing bigger and better, along with the support of the local community. “Due to the beauty of the location we have had an enormous turnout last year. This time we are certainly hoping for more!” says mr.Chrisofos. “We are expecting choirs, groups and arstists from all over Greece along with their companies on top of the local musicians.” The Culture and Folklore Assosiation did not omit to thank its sponsors, the Municipality and of course the island’s people for their love and support.
Good music, beautiful atmosphere and a magnificent location will make this summer’s Traditional Music Festival one of the best celebrations of Scopelos!