Large crowds, once again, bid farewell to the 22nd International Youth Band Festival, a unique event.
This festival has promoted the talent and interpretive excellence of young musicians. And has also given them the opportunity to develop relations with other young musicians from all over the world.
With a plethora of people who are familiar with this art, by speaking and communicating in a common language that needs no translation: MUSIC.
Some of the elements that marked the Festival content were:
- Contemporary artistic concerns,
- exchange of views,
- approaches to different cultural models and traditions,
- new artistic ideas,
- musical exchanges.
Following a long-established tradition, we once again boasted the participation of exceptional music bands:
- reflecting our steady orientation toward high artistic standards, and
- showing our intentions for the future.
This year's participants were:
- Krakowska Orkiestra Staromiejska (KOS), Poland
- Lovech Youth Wind Orchestra with Majorettes, Bulgaria
- Magic Brass Orchestra of Lamia Municipality, Greece
- Municipal Concert Band of Kalamaria Municipality, Greece
- Orchestra Fiati Giovanni XXIII Pianezza, Italy
- Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Elassona, Greece
- Sindos Concert Band , Greece