ele says thinking out-loud (one of elefteria's bad habits) http://blogs.abiss.gr/elefteria/feed/entries/atom 2008-12-10T01:47:06+02:00 Apache Roller (incubating) http://blogs.abiss.gr/elefteria/entry/the_first_international_animation_festival the first International animation festival in Greece... Elefteria 2008-09-19T02:09:40+03:00 2008-09-19T02:09:40+03:00 <p><a title="animasyros" target="_blank" href="http://www.animasyros.com"><img vspace="0" hspace="0" style="border: medium none ;" align="right" src="http://www.blog.abiss.gr/elefteria/resource/images_for_posts/maskot.gif" alt="animasyros" />Αniμasyroς</a> festival is an annual international animation festival located in Syros island in the Aegean Sea in Greece. The festival is an initiative of <a linkindex="0" href="http://www.platforma.gr/" target="_blank">Platforma Urban Culture Co.</a> and is organized in collaboration with the <a set="yes" linkindex="1" href="http://www.hermoupolis.gr/" target="_blank">Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Hermoupolis</a>.</p><p>It aims at presenting Greek and foreign animation, attract a wider audience and attempt to decentralize cultural events from the monopoly of Athens.</p> <p>Αniμasyroς will last for three days (19-21 of September), during which a variety of animated films from all over the world will be shown and seminars on the history and techniques of animation will take place.</p> <p>Professors of animation as well as animators and representatives of corresponding festivals from abroad will carry out the seminars and the workshops.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>It looks very interesting and I am really sorry I cannot be there :(</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://blogs.abiss.gr/elefteria/entry/athens_digital_week Athens Digital Week Elefteria 2008-07-05T08:52:59+03:00 2008-07-05T08:52:59+03:00 <p>A friend told me about the upcoming Athens Digital Week... not much is so far published (you can check out the <a href="http://www.athensdigitalweek.gr/" target="_blank" title="Athens Digital Week">official website</a>) but it looks very interesting: Digital Music, Visual Art, Robotics, Telecom, Astronomy, <strong>Open Source</strong>, Modding, Gaming...</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img align="left" src="http://www.blog.abiss.gr/elefteria/resource/images_for_posts/adw1.png" alt="Athens Digital Week" style="border: 0pt none ;" />&nbsp;</p><p>Save the dates and I will get back with more details... that's a promise!</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://blogs.abiss.gr/elefteria/entry/madrugada_gararin_205 Madrugada @ Gagarin 205 Elefteria 2008-04-30T10:25:33+03:00 2008-04-30T10:25:33+03:00 <p>Madrugada will be here in Athens, for two live performances in the weekend of May 24-25, as part of their Highway of Light European Tour.<br /></p><p>If you are interested, here are some links for information on <a title="madrugada" target="_blank" href="http://www.madrugada.net">the band</a><a title="madrugada" target="_blank" href="www.madrugada.net"></a>, <a title="gagarin 205" target="_blank" href="http://www.gagarin205.gr/dates.php?theid=198">the place</a>, <a title="ticketpro" target="_blank" href="http://www.ticketpro.gr/main.php">the tickets</a>...</p><p>According to the <a href="http://www.madrugada.gr/gr_newssection.htm" target="_blank" title="Greek Fan Club">greek fan club</a> In Sivert Hoyem's last appearance @ Principal Club 22 (Thessaloniki) he performed:<br />Love, Leave Me Alone<img vspace="0" hspace="0" border="0" align="right" style="border: 0px none ; float: right;" src="http://www.emi.no/madrugada/img/biography/presse_2_th.jpg" alt="photo for the official site" /><br />Song for Cornelis<br />What's On Your Mind?<br />Beat The Retreat (Richard Thompson cover)<br />Into The Sea<br />Terraplane<br />First Day Of Sommersault<br />Honey Bee<br />I've Been Meaning To Sing You The Song<br />The Kids Are On High Street<br /></p><p>and as encore:<br />Strange Color Blue<br />Look away Lucifer<br />Majesty</p><p>I hope I will be able to go... and see some of you there!<br />&nbsp;</p> http://blogs.abiss.gr/elefteria/entry/remember_where_you_were_friday remember where you were on Nov 30? Elefteria 2008-02-18T07:49:58+02:00 2008-02-18T09:14:09+02:00 <p>Friday, Nov 30 2007 was a pretty important date...</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Friday, Nov 30 2007 was a pretty important date... abiss.gr was turning 30 (months old) and it was a year after my last birthday... so, it was the perfect opportunity for a party... so, with a little delay...</p><p>we would like to thank <i>(in no particular order)</i> Christos, Nikos, Dimitris, Nikos, Sofia, Marina, Zoza, Aliki, Stelios, Fofi, Ina, Efthimis, Katerina, Stefanos, Efi, Anastasia, Christos, Anna, Nikos, Michalis, Persefone, Giannis, Thalia, Andreas, Aggelos, Axel, Liliane, Vasilis, Monica, Fanis, Panos, Marcello, Igor, Giorgos, Dimitris, Giorgos, Themis, Giorgos, Maria, Kostas, Panos, Anna, Christina and their friends <i>(who are now our friends too)</i> for joining us that day and raised the standards for parties...</p><p>we would also like to thank all those who sent their wishes, but could not make it...</p><p>special thanks to our own Maria <i>(for letting you in)</i> and Giorgos <i>(for choosing the music)</i></p><p><br /><br /><br /> <br /></p>