19:00 | ROAD TO MALVASIA
Search for the “Venetian women” who roam the Monemvasia Castle and tell the story of Malvasia!
20:00 | MALVASIA WINE EXHIBITION AND TASTING
Open presentation and tastings of Malvasia wine from wineries in Greece (Monemvasia, Paros, Crete) and regions abroad (Italy, Croatia, Spain).
21:00 | INITIATION – MYSTAGOGY – METHEXIS
The most important regions of Malvasia visit Monemvasia in a special ceremony. Sounds ranging from medieval music to the Italian, French and Spanish courts, to Renaissance madrigals, played with original instruments, and to traditional and contemporary Greek songs. Narration and music convey the “message of Malvasia” from Crete, Venice and Parma, Istria, Sitges and Barcelona, to the evocative atmosphere of the Monemvasia Castle.
The participating artists, mixing their music into an overall experience, are:
Ex Silentio | Early Music, medieval and renaissance | Dimitris Kountouras, Theodora Baka, Eirini Bilini-Moraiti, Tobias Schlierf.
Marianna Polychronidis, Andreas Arvanitis, George Skordalos, Aggelina Klavdianou | Music from the Greek tradition as well as contemporary sounds.
Presenting: Gian Andrea Garancini, Marianna Polychronidis.