The Molyvos International Music Festival

The Molyvos International Music Festival (MIMF) was held for the first time in August 2015 in Molyvos, Lesbos attracting leading young and renowned performers of international acclaim. Today, it is considered one of the most important institutions of classical music in Greece and a popular music destination worldwide. 

MIMF contributes to regional development, supporting and redefining the tourism offer of Lesbos. In addition, the Festival runs year-long educational programmes in schools, familiarizing young people with classical music and sparking a deeper interest in the field.

Molyvos International Music Festival in numbers

Concerts
48

Artists
178

Attendants
12300

People behind MIMF

THE TEAM

Artistic Directors: Danae Dörken, Kiveli Dörken

Lito Dakou Managing Director
Natalia Katifori Head of Communications
Michalis Kotsifakis Technical Director
Lemonia Petra Head of Educational Programmes, MIMF Lesvos Committee
Rallou Kralli-Konstantelli, Elpi Deliyianni, Vasilis Mouskouris, Atalanti Siaga Organisation and Coordination of Educational Programmes, MIMF Lesvos Committee
Athanassios Koukoutas Head of Publications
Stathis Mitropoulos art direction & graphic design
Daphne Sgourou Drosopoulou graphic & visual designer (2015-2020)
Ithaki Gasparatou Content Editor
Kiriakos Giannatos Website Developer
Ervis Zika Festival Photographer
Kaspar Wollheim Sound Engineer
Sebastian Marschner Technical Advisor
Daniel Schröter Stage Management

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Andreas Richter (Chairman)
Cultural Consultant / Artistic Director, classic. Esterházy Fmr. General Manager, Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Fmr. Intendant, Deutsches-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Jochen Sandig
Director, Radialsystem V Berlin / Founder, Sasha Waltz & Guests
Lars Vogt
Pianist / Conductor / Music Director, Royal Northern Sinfonia/ Founder, Kammermusikfestival “Spannungen”

FOUNDERS
Dimitris Tryfon, Danae Dörken, Kiveli Dörken

Retrospective

2020
Synchronicity

2019
Dia-Logos

2018
Genesis

2017
Catharsis

2016
Crossroads

2015
Metamorphoses

With a huge thanks to our festival partners