In memory of Peter Nicolaides, celebrating today 31st of May his birthday

NEW MOON SERENADE – The Axia International Festival 2012 is proud to present two special concerts on the atmospheric square of Halki village, Naxos. The programmes will include music from Bach to Bossa Nova and from Villa-Lobos to Jazz with seven artists from Greece, England, Australia, Sweden, Germany and Japan.

AXIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL takes place every summer on the beautiful island of Naxos and proposes a wonderful journey full of music, art and special environmental activities.
The 3rd Edition of the AXIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, August 11-18, offers a program full of exciting concerts, exhibitions, master classes and cultural events. Renowned musicologist-music critic –President of the Gina Bachauer and Artistic Director of the AXIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Constantine P. Carambelas-Sgourdas in cooperation with distinguished ceramists and General Directors of the AXIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Katharina Bolesch and Alexander Reichardt proudly present world famous artists, environmentalists and young rising stars.
Pierre-Yves Cousteau, Nigel Shore, Hans Limburg, Keiko McNamara, Hokan Bojernson, Marianna Rigaki, Peter Stergiopoulos, Stathis Mavromatis and Stavros Diamantopoulos are among the guest artist who will appear during the Festival.

Axia Festival presents a mystical journey full of music, poetry and art. Axia Festival takes place from the 10th to the 19th of August and is organized in cooperation with the Gina Bachauer International Music Association, the Jeunesses Musicales Greece, the José Carreras Friends Association-Fight against leukemia and with the Municipality of Naxos.