Under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports, and thanks to the motivation and coordinated efforts of public and private entities from all around Greece, 27 cities and regions  will come together for in spite of the times,  organizing concerts – live or prerecorded – which will be live- streamed from gardens, parks, rooftops, backyards, town squares, islands, mountains, and rivers of the country, eventually allowing audiences to feel the experience, always in accordance with the official public health guidelines.

A musical marathon which includes rebetika songs from Syros, traditional Greek music from the valley of Acheloos, while from classical string concerts in Corinth and Nisyros, we will be transferred to Attica region (Athens, Agios Dimitrios, Oropos and Vironas municipalities) for pop music, funk rhythms, avant-garde Jazz or electronica beats.

In total the following cities will present a 7 hour long musical marathon:

Athens, Agrinio, Anditsena – Crestena, Veria, municipality of Agrafa – lake Kremaston, municipality of Amfilochia – Valtou mountains, municipality of Arta – the springs of Acheloos river, municipality of Argithea – Marathos, municipality of North Kynouria – Astros, Thessaloniki, Kefalonia island, Acheloos valley – Avlaki bridge, Corinth, Lefkada island, Loutraki, Naxos island, Nisyros island, Xanthi, Pyrgos, Rhodes island, Sykia Corinthias, Syros island, and Chania, Crete. 

All the concerts will be live-streamed via the digital media of European Music Day, so everyone can enjoy this one-of-a-kind musical event, wherever they are, whether that’s on their mobile phone at the beach, their laptop at the veranda, or their tv set via youtube.

Additionally, this unique multifaceted experience will also be available to a live audience at especially configured spaces of , on June 21st. They will get to experience music and images from all around Greece and Europe on a giant screen, in high definition picture and sound, on a virtual tour with global appeal; a strong message about the power of music to unite!

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