5th Thessaloniki Yoga Festival

The 5th Yoga Festival of Thessaloniki will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 and will be divided into two zones. The morning zone will take place in the Multipurpose Hall at the New Town Hall of Thessaloniki and the afternoon zone in New Beach – Moon Platform in front of Makedonia Palace. This year’s festival is dedicated to the theme “Abhaya – Fearlessness:: Love banishes Fear” and will engage experienced teachers from different schools of yoga. During the festival, the people will have the opportunity to attend free classes and lectures on different traditions and practices of yoga, they can participate in activities and be informed through printed and audiovisual material about the philosophy and the multiple benefits of Yoga.


Morning Zone – New Town Hall

10.30-11.15 Meditation, Fanny Karpozilou

10.30-11.15 Yoga for children, Marianna Dalavera

11.30-13.30 Workshop, Anna Zorzou

14.00-15.00 Speech, Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis, President of EL.IN.E.P.A.

Afternoon Zone – New wooden deck Beach Moon

17.00-17.15 Welcome by the Organizers of the Festival

17.15-18.15 Satyananda Yoga, Anna Delichristou

18.30-19.30 Kundalini Yoga, Madalena Kounini

19.45-20.45 Hatha Yoga, Kostas Datsis

21.00-21: 30 Indian Dance, Anthi Kamariotou

The Yoga Festival Thessaloniki began its action in 2012 with an aim to spread the benefits of yoga among the people. It has been supported by the magazines Parallaxi and Thessaloniki Otherwise, as well as the help of valuable sponsors, entrepreneurs, volunteers, yoga teachers and musicians.

The name in the previous years was Open Yoga Day and, now continues as Yoga Festival Thessaloniki. It is a unique annual event that aims to add a new color to the world of Thessaloniki with cultural and collective activities from the world of yoga.

Founding members:

Vaya Chanou (organization – coordination)

Yianna Papadopoulou (social networking – general information)

Christina Sarri (press and broadcasting promotion)

Andreas Sfyridis (assistant – professional photo coverage)

With the support of the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (EL.IN.E.P.A.)