Resistance Festival 2013
The Resistance Festival shall take place in Athens, from 21 to 23 June 2013, for the sixth consecutive year. Reserve these dates! We extend our invitation to all the progressive, democratic, patriotic and left forces worldwide:
- Join this international (and internationalist) event that propels the meeting, networking and exchanging experiences among its participants.
- Meet and interact with our guests and delegations from Greece and dozens of other countries from all over the globe.
- Live firsthand the experience of the Greek people in struggle, and enjoy the rich cultural program during all these three days.
The draft program will be available shortly. Until then... contact us for any information you might request, and/or in order to submit to us your proposals and suggestions!
Phone: +30-210-3837191, +30-210-6441745
Rebellion - December 2008
|Athens, 18-19-20 June: RESISTANCE FESTIVAL|
THERE IS ANOTHER PATH!
Against the system’s barbarity and the social regression
3rd International Meeting of Movements, Agricultural
Friday 18 June
: The destruction of a country by the IMF “earthquake” * Two representatives of the movement, coming directly from the martyred
Saturday 19 June
: The EU in crisis, the peoples of
: The Greek Left in critical crossroads – How can the resistance against the IMF-EU occupation develop? * Speakers from a wide range of the Greek Left (simultaneous translation into English/French language for our foreign guests)
Sunday 20 June
: The language of imperialism and Zionism * Speakers: Domenico Losurdo, writer and university professor of philosophy, Activists from the Freedom Flotilla / Greek Initiative “Ship to
Movements and Power – The system’s crisis and the opportunities to overthrow it * Speakers: John Holloway, professor of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Puebla/Mexico, Rudi Rinaldi, editor of the Greek left weekly “Dromos”
Friday 18 June The Burger Project – Unexpected adaptations by the whole spectrum of contemporary music, drawing up diamonds from swing to punk and from disco to country. /// Dub Pistols – The legends of the British urban scene, based on the dancehall and dub traditions. Excellent wind instruments, with the trumpet on the leading role. The rap phonetics are their basic feature.
Saturday 19 June Mare Yiem – Traditional Mediterranean and Balkan sounds meeting the western electricity. Blues and jazz nuances, with Angeliki Toubanaki in the vocals. /// Khainides – [khainis: an outlaw evading “justice” because of his revolutionary beliefs and acts] Rich orchestration, explosive color sounds, passion. The famous Greek group performs for the second time in the Resistance Festival after last year’s great success.
Sunday 20 June Pallyria – The term they use for their personal sound is World-Electro. Regenerating the traditional sounds through the contemporary western music (electro, dub, techno). /// Transglobal Underground – The collective from
Also: After the concerts, the party goes on with known DJs. Moreover, each day, in the tavern, a second music scene entertains us with popular and rembetika songs.
WORKSHOPS – THEATER - MOVIES:
Friday 18 June : Workshop of political caricature and cartoon – The Brazilian cartoonist Latuff discusses with Greek cartoonists and together they present their work to the public. /// : “There was no other path to follow” – A documentary film of Stavros Psyllakis narrating the history of the Democratic Army of Greece guerrillas on the mountains of
Saturday 19 June : “Not orphan, nor poor, nor outlander…” – A theatrical performance referring to the working “accidents”. Director: Elena Patrikiou. /// : “Wobblies” – A movie about one of the most radical workers’ movements on the eve of the 20th century: the IWW in the
Sunday 20 June : Seminar of African and traditional percussion – Performed by the Taki school. /// : “The battle of
ALSO: Infomeetings organized by the foreign delegations /// Each day, from , kindergarten with several activities for our little friends /// Art expo of the creations of Dimitris Grammatikos (stone-metal-wood) /// A big collection of movies and documentary films (New Star)
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