Saturday, 13 October 2007

Cultural News



CHESS


Do you play chess?


Yesterday was the last day of the chess tournament in Corfu town. It took place at the conference centre at Faliraki, a romantic place by the sea with view to Vido island.
The chess festival was organised by the local authorities in cooperation with chess related parties.

Chess games took place on a daily basis from 15.00 to 22.00 in the evening. It lasted for 10 days and involved the following:


An International open tournament
A Grant Maitre tournament
A touristic tournament and
a Rapid tournament.


More information and pictures from Aggelina's blog (in Greek) at
http://skaki.blogspot.com/


and from Bill's site at
http://www.aggelia-online.com/


BOOKS

The new book titled 'I won't Cry' by the Corfiot author Liana Vrahlioti is going to be presented at the library of Lefkimi this Saturday, 13th of October at 7 pm.


DANCING


The dance school of Jenny Theotoki will perform tonight at 20:30 at the Municipal Theatre of Corfu. The funds will be contributed to Floga organization that cares for children with cancer.
Ticket price: 8 euros.


CINEMA


At ORFEAS cinema tonight


the film Hairspray


with John Travolta, Michel Pheifer, Christofer Waken.


An American movie telling the story of Tracy, a fat girl, who tries to take part in the Corny Collins Show. The story is set in 1962, and the director is Adam Sankman.

2 comments:

Lisa Logan said...

Hairspray was an awesome flick! Went and saw it like three times. Even my 3-year-old stood up and sang/danced to all the music!

Lia said...

Thanks, Lisa,
I haven't seen the film myself but my students have, so I used their opinion. I like Travolta and all musicals of that kind.