After almost 200 years the return of the Chian Historic Diaspora starts at SCIOFEST May 2016. Make your contribution now!.
...They were the first who have implemented these fruitful initiatives, this business genius, now so widespread in all major cities in Europe, where one is almost sure, among the larger houses, to meet one which was founded by a Greek, and even more particularly, by a Chian.- (Le Gaulois, Friday, September 19, 1884).
From ancient times to the Massacre (1822), Chios has been known for its natural beaurty, architectural elegance, maritime industry, production of mastic, wine and commerce. As a result, Chios had become a cosmopolitan society with a wealthy population of more than 130.000 inhabitants and had noble families from Constantinople and Genoa.
AGELASTO, ARGENTI, AVIERINO, CALOUTA, CALVOCORRESI, CARALI, CASANOVA, CASTELLI, CRYSSOVELONI, CONSTOSTAVLO, CORESSI, DAMALA, FRANGHIADI, FRANGHIA, GALATI, GRIMALDI, MAVROGORDATO, MAXIMO, MASSIMO, NEGREPONTE, PASPATI, PATERLI, PETROCOCHINO, PRASSACACHI, RALLI, RODOCANACHI, ROIDI, SALVAGO, SCAVANI, SCARAMANGA, SCILIZZI, SECHIARRI, SEVASTOPOULO, SGOUTA, VLASTO, VOURO, ZIFFO, ZIZINIA, ZYGOMALA.
AXIOTIS, BADETTY, CARADJA, CHOREMI, DAMALA, DIMITRIADI, IONIDES, LOGOTHETIS..
This Festival aspires to an audience who lost contact with Chios, but always cherished the memories of their family roots. For many participants, it will be a wonderful opportunity to trace the History of their families.
Is about the descendants of the Chian Historic Diaspora, about the families, joining in a celebration of lives through the research of documents, texts,books,archives and other evidences. SCIOFEST give us the opportunity to trace back to their lives of these great personalities, to honor and celebrate their achievements. In this first symposium we will be celebrating the life of George Mousalas Colvocoresses.
address Address 56 Yp.Armenaki, Vrontados 82200, Chios
phone GR:+30 698-707-2527
phone FR:+33 626-158-739
phone USA:+01 206-369-2340
To participate in the festival please book your stay early.
For more information(s) please call: GR:+30 698-707-2527.
"Back to Chios" is about the descendants of the Chian historic Diaspora, about their families, joining in a celebration of lives through the research of documents, texts, books, archives and other evidences. SCIOFEST it will give you the opportunity to trace back to the lives of these great personalities, to honor and celebrate their achievements. In this first symposium of the festival the Life of George Musalas Colvocoreses who has served under the US navy during the American Civil War it will be honored and celebrated.
"Back to Chios" it will give you the great opportunity to visit the island of Chios with other participants, and together celebrate and honored these great personalities of the Chian Historic Diaspora in the place of their descent.
We will be very delighted to have you as a member at SCIOFEST. Members enjoy all the privileges that Sciofest Trust has to offer. To become a member just go to the membership section and fill in your details..