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The 87th TIF becomes the focus of political and economic developments during its last four days

The 87th TIF becomes the focus of political and economic developments

Glykeria and Melina Aslanidou tonight at 21:30 at Music Events Live

The programme of events of the 87th TIF is being further enriched during its final four days, starting tonight and concluding on Sunday 17 September.

Cultural and art events coexist with business and educational activities, all taking place at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre.

Last night, visitors to the TIF had the opportunity to enjoy the award winning musical tribute ‘One Night Of Tina’ at the Music Events Live stage. The show has travelled with its original West End cast to 26 countries and has enchanted thousands of audience members.

Tonight, the Music Events Live stage will welcome Glykeria and Melina Aslanidou, who will take us on a musical journey through the songs that established them, while Charis Makris will also be joining them. Visitors can attend the concerts with their Fair entry ticket.

At the same time, fashion will shine tomorrow from 18:00 to 21:00, with the men’s and women’s fashion and accessories show, while two days later, on Sunday, children’s fashion will take the to the stage at 12:00. Pavilion 16 will be the focal point of all these fashion shows, where the Thessaloniki Chamber of Small & Medium-Sized Industries (VETH) is organising for the first time a special thematic unit on clothing, footwear, and accessories, Thessfashion, with the participation of important names in the world of fashion. There will be about 40 enterprises participating in this original venture by VETH, which has been placed under the auspices of the Region of Central Macedonia and is being organised with the support of Elevate Fashion.

At the same time, the 2nd Collectibles’ EXPO 2023 will be held from today until Sunday at the 87th TIF, for traders and collectors to exhibit, exchange, and promote collections and artefacts. The main exhibits concern coins, bank notes, stamps, medals, military medals, post cards, photographs, old books, toys, books, watches, documents, archive material, vinyl records, telephone cards, and any other type of collectibles and works of art. The 2nd EXPO includes pavilions for the exhibition of artefacts, as well as commercial pavilions with items for sale, while it is being held in the Pavilion of the Nations (No 6).

Furthermore, on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September, from 12:00 to 19:00, in a specially created space between pavilions 10 and 13, visitors will have the chance to learn about the sustainability, safety, and quality of rice cultivation and rice products, and try 12 unique recipes based on European rice, produced in Greece and Spain. These events are being held by the Agricultural Cooperative of Thessaloniki (EASTH) and Consejo Regulador de la DOP Arroz de Valencia (Valencia PDO Rice Regulatory Authority), in the framework of the EURICE European programme, ‘Information and Promotion Actions aimed at highlighting the sustainable aspect of rice production in Greece and Spain’.

In the Honoured Country pavilion, which this year is hosting Bulgaria, visitors can watch a puppet show by the National Academy of Theatre and Cinema of Bulgaria at 17:00, the National Academy of Music’s Jazz Band at 19:00, and the CSKA Club of Sport Acrobatics at 20:15.

The TIF 5x5 Football Tournament being held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs with “No to violence” as its main message, is being organised in partnership with AC Panorama. Today’s events (from 19:00 to 21:00) are football matches between girls ages 12-15 and teams from Thessaloniki football academies.

The 87th TIF is being held under the auspices of the Ministry of the Interior (Macedonia-Thrace) and the Region of Central Macedonia.

The National Bank of Greece is the Official Bank, Aegean is the Official Airline, PPC is the Official Energy Provider, NOVA is the Telecommunications Sponsor, PAPASTRATOS is the Sponsor of the 87th TIF, Nymfi is the Official Beer of the 87th TIF, Autohellas Hertz is the Official Transport Sponsor, Loux is the Official Soft

Drink of the 87th TIF, Pigi OLYMPOU is the natural mineral water Sponsor of the 87th TIF, and Epsilon SingularLogic is the Official IT Partner.

Capsis Hotels is the Hospitality Sponsor for Music Events Live, Limousines Greece VIP Services is the VIP Transportation Sponsor, Taxi Way is the Transportation Sponsor, and Samiotakis is the Catering Sponsor.