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  • Tue
    25
    Aug
    2020
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    29
    Aug
    2020

    5th Rebetika Festival

    Syros

    5th Rebetika Festival

    The Rebetiko festival began in 2016 by the municipality of Syros – Ermoupolis, in collaboration with the Company of development and progress of the Chamber of Cyclades, and was established as an institution in the cultural events of Syros. The relationship of Syros with urban folk music, which prevails as an integral characteristic cultural element from the first decades of the 20th century. In the musical events of our island and the respect and recognition in the work of the great Markos Vamvakaris, who has made Rebetiko music and the island known throughout the world, formed the springboard for the creation of the festival "the Syra tou Markou Vamvakaris ".
    The festival includes a wide variety of events, such as concerts, theatrical performances, lectures, exhibitions, seminars and events for children, in order to highlight the contribution of Syrianos Markos Vamvakaris and his his hometown in Greece and External.