Area: 591 sqkm
Corfu (Kerkyra, Corfu) Island belongs to the Ionian Island cluster, on the western side of mainland Greece and is considered one of the prime vacation resorts in the world due to its mild climate, geographical position, superb sites, exquisite natural beauty and amazing architecture.
Corfu Island represents legends and incidents that determined its history. The European influences are visible everywhere and harmoniously coexist, giving to the city a special character.
Travelling to Corfu is easy by plane, by boat, by own yacht and by car.
The visitor that will wander around the city of Corfu will have the chance to discover the 'dowry' that nature and man gave to Corfu.
Corfu offers an escape into an exquisite serenity of natural beauty, and also interesting monuments of history and art, superb Venetian architecture, picturesque villages and a great cosmopolitan way of life.
Here that Europe meets Greece and the nature ungrudgingly spreads hundreds the shades of green and blue, the Corfiot Civilization developed with significant particularities that made it stand apart.
The central cinema in Corfu town, and recently refurbished. It has a capacity of 800 places, and includes a bar and a foyer. It will host film screenings, tributes and retrospectives.
The Ionian Parliament is found on Moustoxidi street, former Plati Kantouni street. From 1849 to 1863, its neoclassical building hosted the meetings of the Parliament of the Ionian Islands. It wil host the award ceremony of the 3rd Be there! Corfu Animation Festival.
Polytechno is located in the Corfu Town and It will host during the festival the main part of workshops, graduation and panorama film screenings and retrospectives.
Public Library of Corfu operates since 1800, and has invaluable documents and books in its holdings. It is located in the Old Citadel, and services more than 13.000 members. It is equipped with an up-to-date information center. It will host the scientific, open discussion "Animation in the 21st century: It's everywhere" on Saturday, 6 April.