We are very pleased to announce that the contract for the project has been signed "Development of digital applications for contact with the world of Markos Vamvakaris", between the Municipality of Syros - Ermoupolis and the companies "RADIANT A.E." and "SPACE HELLAS", total amount 198.301,30 € including Taxes……….
The specific project, utilizing digital applications and services, will highlight even more the life and work of the great Syrian creator Markos Vamvakaris, but will also enhance the culture of experience, through the development and installation of a digital / multimedia experiential event, which will virtually represent an entire era of recent social and cultural history.
This digital event, which is to be installed on municipal real estate, on the main road of the settlement of Ano Syros, will include the following sections:
a. the phenomenon of "rebetism" (late 19th century – World War II),
b. the Life and Work of Markos Vamvakaris (based on the autobiographical lyrics of his songs) and
c. the digital multimedia performance of important works by Markos Vamvakaris with modern digital audiovisual media.
Alongside, the project will create complementary digital actions in the existing Vamvakaris Museum which operates a short distance from the focus of the project, which includes the enrichment with digital audiovisual applications and the presentation of the sections and the material exhibits with digital audio tour service.
For the implementation of the project, except for digital applications, the installation of the necessary digital is also provided – electronic equipment, as well as the documentation and collection of the necessary content for the full operation and achievement of the goals of promotion and continuation of the cultural heritage of Markos Vamvakaris.