As the events and activities programme of the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 has been completed, the Pafos2017 Organisation succeeded in involving the society of Pafos in the Volunteers Programme with thousands of volunteers.
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Following the open call “Creation of commemorative stamp series” by the European Capital of Culture and the Cyprus Post, the Organization received 14 proposals.
The aim of the competition was to invite artists to prepare sketches from which three would be selected for printing into commemorative stamps during the period of next May 2017, as part of the celebrations for the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017.Our goal is to give local artist the opportunity to communicate and promote on an International level the largest cultural institution of Europe, by highlighting the three thematic sections of the cultural programme of the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017.
- Myth and Religion
- World Travellers
- Stages of the Future
Terms and Conditions HERE
The proposals submitted to the Organisation – Pafos 2017, did not satisfy the Philatelic Advisory Committee and therefore its decided that the Postal Services Department will proceed in designing the stamps with designers enrolled in their Department.
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The aim of the open call was to seek 9 scores for soloists, to be included in the project Espresso Solo Espressivo – Music at the Cafés, a series of five short solo recitals which will take place one after the other, in five different cafés of central Pafos on the 28th January 2017. The main challenge of the artists, was to generate compositions keeping in mind that all instruments will be unaccompanied.
The works were selected by the five Soloists in conjunction with 1 composer
Chrysostomos Neophytou, violin
Nikolas Efthymiou, viola
Michael-Mario Georgiou, voice
Savvas Christodoulou, flute
Timotheos Stylianides, guitar
2.Composer: Christina Athinodorou.
The selection of works has been a challenge for the group of musicians in this proejct. The compositions submitted were submitted compositions between 3 and 5 minutes, unpublished, composed after the 1980 and have never been performed previously in Pafos.
The following 9 proposals which were selected by the Jury are written in alphabetical order below:
- «PAPHOS» – FOR VIOLA ΑNDREAS YANGOPOULOS (CHLORAKA 1932)
- «TIME PRESENT AND TIME PAST» FOR MALE VOICE ARTEMIS AIFOTITI (NICOSIA 1986)
- «THE BRIDGE» FOR GUITAR BYRON ATHINODOROU (LIMASSOL 1988)
- «AETHER» FOR GUITAR GEORGIA NIKOLAOU (PARALIMNI 1990)
- «MONOLOGOS» FOR VIOLIN GIORGOS KARVELLOS (LARNACA 1964)
- «HAMLET» FOR MALE VOICE ΜARIA ANDREOU (PAPHOS 1982)
- «NOT» FOR VIOLIN MARIA KAOUTZANI (ATHENS 1993/LIMASSOL)
- «IMPRESSIONS OF CII» FOR VIOLA RANIA CHRYSOSTOMOU (NICOSIA 1989)
- «TANZ» FOR FLUTE ΤASOULLA CHRISTOU (ENGKOMI 1946)