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WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER. A DAY DEDICATED TO CHORA. VISIT THE BOTANICAL GARDEN, MUSEUMS & EXHIBITIONS. A walking tour of Chora. Music and snacks by the CHORA WOMEN’S CLUB & LOCAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION. A SCREENING OF THE FILM “Little England”.

16 October @ 10:30 am 11:00 pm

A day dedicated to Chora . In the morning:

The Botanical Garden of Andros

10:45 Meet at Chora Nimborio Seafront Parking for a short bus ride to the village of Apatouri.
A visit to the Botanical Garden managed by the LIFE Program with the botanist Trigas Panagiotis.

Chora Walk Part 1: The Library, Museums & School Children sketch

The Library of Andros

12.00 Return to Chora Meeting Point – the Vogiatzidis Building.
Visit the KAIRIOS Library for a short story of Andros and its existence through the Ages.

The Archaeological Museum of Andros & the School Children sketch on Pirates and Andros

12.20 Depart for a stroll through the town towards the Archaeological Museum. 

12.25 At the museum, the Primary School will present a 5-minute performance, bringing to life Andros during the time of pirates!

13:00 Visit the Archaeological Museum. (Pay on Entrance)

In the afternoon :

A celebration with light snacks, music and dancing by the Chora Women’s Association and Local Business Association

Chora Walk Part 2 :  Castle of Chora- A light bite & dancing

13:45 Depart from the museum for a guided walk through the old medieval town towards the Square of Afanis the Sailor at the end of the peninsula, with stops at points of interest. 

14:20   Arrive at the Agios Georgios Church square for a free snack with folk dancing and music.

15:30-17:30   Free time for a swim or lunch

In the evening at 7:30pm:

Chora Walk Part 3:  Arts – 2 small exhibitions of woodcarvings & paintings

17:30    Meet at Nimborio Sea front parking for a visit to the Skordos exhibition of woodcarvings at the Adamandia Gallery.

18:00 A short walk to enjoy a guided visit to the exhibition of paintings “Thorns & Immortals” by the creator-artist Yianna Andreadi.

18:40-19:30    Free time for an evening meal

A Film Showing of Mikra Anglia 

19:30 Screening of the film “Mikra Anglia . At the Municipal theatre of Andros, close by the Agios Georgios church. A screening of Panteli Voulgaris’s film (In English – Little England) based on the novel about Andros by Ioanna Karystianni. A story depicting life in Maritime Andros at the beginning of the 20th century. The screening is free of charge and is done in collaboration with the Andros Film Club .

End of the day. Departure to other destinations

23:00   Depart by bus from the Vogiatzidis building to Batsi & Gavrio.

Walking in CHORA:
Distance: Approximately 2km


Event Prices:

Visit to the Museum of Archaeology – pay at the entrance

Visit & tour of the Kairios Library Exhibition – free

Light refreshments, Music and Dancing – by the Professional Association of Andros Chora Women’s Club – free

Screening of the film “Little England” by the Andros Film Club – free

Art Galleries – free

Transportation:

See below



TRANSPORT TO AND FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE ISLAND

You can reach CHORA from GAVRIO, BATSI or ORMOS KORTHI by the REGULAR KTEL BUS Service. Pay on the bus. Show your FESTIVAL ID for a Reduced Fare.

At the end of the day there is a SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS from Chora to other parts of the island.
Remember to book this festival transport on the Festival Registration & Booking page

Location/Direction
(Service )
DEPARTURE TIME
from/to
REGULAR FARE/
FESTIVAL FARE
From GAVRIO, BATSI
(REGULAR KTEL BUS)
9:30am From GAVRIO
to CHORA
( 1 hour duration)
9:40am From BATSI
to CHORA
(50 minutes duration)
4€ – 2€
Return to
GAVRIO & BATSI
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
11pm – From CHORA
to BATSI & GAVRIO
4€
From ORMOS KORTHI
(REGULAR KTEL BUS)
8:20pm –From ORMOS KORTHI
to CHORA
(1 hour duration)
4€- 2€
Return to
ORMOS KORTHI
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
11pm – From CHORA
to BATSI & GAVRIO
4€

MEETING POINT LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION

Find details of all the Festival Meeting Points here



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Conditions for taking part in hiking

Conditions for participating in other activities of the festival


Details

Date:
16 October 2019
Time:
10:30 am – 11:00 pm
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