Program - 2018

We're happy to announce the program for Yperia 2018. Please consider that changes might occur on the program.


17:30     Departure from Piraeus with Blue Star Ferries. Arrival to Aegiali , Amorgos - 01:15

8:30 - 9:30    Breakfast

10:00     Departure for Tholaria village.  Arrival at Tholaria. Visit the local fest of St. Anargiroi church. Local Food & drinks. Tour around the village.

Parallel event: Film Academy

11:30     Hike from Tholaria to Langada village

13:30     Arrival to Langada.Tour of the village.

14:30     Departure for Aegialis Hotel & Spa.

15:00 - 17:30       Free time

17:30 - 18:00       Registration of Participation

18:00     Opening Ceremony.                

Welcoming speeches :           

Irene Giannakopoulou -  President of YPERIA Convention              

George Chatzimarkos -  Governor of South Aegean

Nikolas Fostieris - Mayor of Amorgos  

Greek National Tourism Organization representative

Cyclades Chamber of Commerce           

18:30 - 19:30      Discussion panel:  Gastronomy & Culture

George Kakavas Director of the Numismatic Museum 

  "Our daily bread from Ancient to Modern Times"               

Anna Galanou, Ethnologist

"Anthropological approaches to the diet in our culture"     

Eleni Methodiou, Archaeologist

 "The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage "      

20:00 - 21:00       Film Screening

21:00     Welcome Dinner

8:30 - 9:30  Breakfast

10:00     Departure for visit the Monastery of Chozoviotissa

                Parallel event: Film Academy

12:00     Visiting the Southern part of the island. Food Demo and lunch.

16:00     Visit to the monastery of St. George Valsamitis - Ancient Water Oracle.

16:45     Return to Aegialis Hotel

18:00 - 19:00      Discussion panel:  Gastronomical Amorgian Heritage

Federico Francesco Ferrero - food journalist, nutritist, medical doctor and MasterChef of Italy

"Gastronomic heritage of Amorgos: a path towards the protection of a fragile beauty"                              

 • Dimitris Perdetzoglou

"Herbs and wellness - Amorgos herbs and gastronomy"               

19:15 - 21:00       Film Screening

21:00     Dinner

8:30 - 9:30     Breakfast

10:00     Departure for Chora.

                Tour at Chora - the capital village of Amorgos

                Pasteli making Demo. Visit Archaeological museum

12:30     Departure for Katapola.

              Cooking Demo and Lunch.

              Parallel event: Film Academy

15:30     Departure for Aegialis.

18:00 - 19:00       Discussion panel:  Gastronomy & Cinema

Irene Karoni - History and philosophy of Science

 "Cinema and Gastronomy"

Robbie Eksiel – Film Critic                   


 • Eleni Ramou "Cinema's gastronomic influence in tourism and entrepreneurship"

19:15 - 21:00       Film Screening

21:00     Dinner at Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant

8:30 - 9:30     Breakfast

10:00 - 11:30       Special Tribute : Women, Youth and Employment

Film Screening  - Panel Discussion

12:00     Departure for LAKKI village resort - Cooking Demo - Dance - Lunch

15:00     Departure for Aegialis.

18:30     Award Ceremony

21:00     Gala Lunch at Namaste Shala

4:30        Breakfast & Coffee

5:00        Departure for the port of Katapola

6:00        Departure from Katapola by Blue Star Ferries to Piraeus. Arrival at 15:00

Program - 2018



** Before the event there will be FREE film screenings and workshops at Schools and public places of the island.

** During the event there will be:

·         Α Film Academy for students and young cinematographers & directors

·         Αn exhibition of local food products & drinks and handcrafts at Aegialis Hotel & Spa Namaste Shala.