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Share this information with your friends and if you did not secure your seats already, call us today at 718-545-1151 and don’t miss AKTINA’s GREEK MUSIC JOURNEY 2010 featuring Greece’s popular singer Melina Aslanidou accompanied by Vagelis Douvalis and their orchestra led by renowned bouzouki maestro/soloist Manolis Karantinis in a one of a kind musical tribute to the legendary singers Grigoris Bithikotsis and Vicky Moscholiou at New York’s landmark theatre The Town Hall on 43rd Street between 6th and 7th Aves in Manhattan, NY (123 West 43rd St, NYC).
On Friday, May 14, 2010 at 9pm, against a backdrop of videos Melina Aslanidou, Vagelis Douvalis, bouzouki maestro/soloist Manolis Karantinis and their orchestra will revive some of the everlasting masterpiece folk and rembetika (Greek blues) songs of Bithikotsis and Moscholiou.
Secure your seats early by calling AKTINA FM, 718-545-1151 or Ticketmaster, 212-307-4100. All major credit cards accepted. Ticket prices start at $45. Tickets also on sale at the Greek Music and Video located at 25-50 31st Street in Astoria, NY (718-932-8400).
For more detailed information about this concert please visit, www.aktina.org – reply to this email or call 718-545-1151. See videos of previous AKTINA concerts at the Town Hall on youtube. Search under AKTINA
AKTINA Productions, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich heritage, culture and folklore of Greece and Cyprus in America. It is the sponsoring organization of the highly rated bilingual radio AKTINA FM on WNYE 91.5FM and AKTINA TV on WNYE-Ch. 25 in New York and Ocean TV20 in Toms River. GREEK MUSIC JOURNEY was established in 1994 with a purpose to promote the rich musical inheritance of Greece through the production of unique concerts that highlight each year different representative aspects of the Greek music repertoire. Recent AKTINA notable performances include, “The Songs Of Greek Cinema” in 2009 with Melina Aslanidou and Vagelis Douvalis, “From Markos Vamvakaris to Manos Loizos” in 2008 with Manolis Mitsias and “Tribute to George Zambetas” in 2007 with Kostas Makedonas.
Following the tremendous success Melina Aslanidou and Vagelis Douvalis had last year during their unforgettable and captivating performance (see excerpts on youtube by searching under AKTINA) and due to public demand, AKTINA is bringing them back to the Town Hall for this year’s musical tribute to Bithikotsis and Moscholiou which will be highlighted by Manolis Karantinis, one of the finest bouzouki players or Greece compared to the late Manolis Hiotis. We invite you to read more about this concert and about our featured performers on our website www.aktina.org
See you all on May 14th for yet another memorable evening at The Town Hall Theatre.
AKTINA Concert Production Team
Sponsored by: Arch Capital Services, Inc.
Media Sponsors: Greek Media Group, Mega Cosmos, Alter Globe, GM TV, Star Channel, Alpha Sat and Antenna Satellite
All proceeds will benefit the public service media outlets AKTINA FM and AKTINA TV
Join us at KELLARI TAVERNA for an after concert dinner party with "prix-fixe" menu at only $49.00 per person with great Greek food specialties. Price includes red and white house wines, beer and soft drinks for the duration of the party. Make your reservations early by calling KELLARI at 212-221-0144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention AKTINA-Aslanidou after concert dinner party or ask for Dennissia.