9 museums in Santorini for a complete view of the island’s culture.
The exhibition is structured in four units, referring to the history of research at Thera, the geology of Thera, the island’s history from the Late Neolithic to the Late Cycladic I periond (early 17th century B.C.) and the heyday of the city at Akrotiri (mature Late Cycladic I period, 17th century B.C.). In the last unit, in particular, various aspects are presented, such as the plan and architecture of the city and its organization as an urban centre, the emergent bureaucratic system, the development of the monumental art of wall-painting, the rich and diverse pottery repertoire, the elegant jewellery, the reciprocal influences between vase-painting and wall-painting, and the city’s and the island’s complex network of contacts with the outside word.
Every year, the municipality of Santorini offers a spectacular show for all the island’s cliff side to see which takes place once a year as an honor to all the guests and travelers that visit the beautiful island of Santorini.
A virtual eruption of Santorini’s volcano expected to create a spectacular sight is programmed by the island’s Municipality Geothira Company for September 2016. The show is unique, fireworks and flares over the volcano are being lit to recreate a virtual explosion.
Santorini owes a lot to this volcanic morphology and the presence of these active craters, which have given the island many privileges: from its unique agricultural products to its stunning and world famous image.
A rich arts festival in Vlychada Beach, Santorini, hosting performances from Greece and beyond. Theatre, dance, music ensembles, concerts, classical and new dramaturgy, theater for children and adolescents, silent theater, ancient theater with english surtitles, poetry and philosophy, ambulatory dialogues, art exhibitions, engagements abroad, partnerships and collaborations, is only some of the parameters that make up the mosaic of this year vision.
A vision, not exhausted the usual tourist practices but investing in culture, education and alternative tourism by carrying out actions and artistic events that aim are education and raising the profile of the islands, the ancient and the modern history of Santorini like material and cultural goods has to offer to visitors who arrive from all over the world.
IMIC 2016 Conference aims to record the international contemporary research trends, which will enable the development of new ideas and the exchange of good practices. The 1st International WINETOURISM Congress (IMIC 2016) will be organised in Santorini, at the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center, from the 14th to the 16th October 2016.
SANTORINI ARTS FACTORY (SAF) has the pleasure to invite you to Christoforos Doulgeris’ exhibition “CARPE DIEM”.
The artist will present, especially for SAF, his photographic work, which he has collected throughout the year, taking photographs of the lost and the remaining signs of the industrial tomato in Santorini, registering images of the nine tomato factories which were active in the island.