Workshop on the Ionian Music Archive (06.12.2012)

PRESS RELEASE

Introductory Workshop on the Ionian Music Archive

The Department of Sound and Musical Instruments Technology of TEI of Ionian Islands, organizes in Lixouri an Introductory Workshop on the project:

Ionian Music Archive: Save music and cultural heritage through a framework of digital exploitation


The workshop will be held on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at the City Hall of Lixouri, free admission for the public.

The workshop will be developed in two parts.

During Scientific Session in the morning (duration from 10:30 to 13:15) there will be lectures with regard to the creation of the Ionian Music Archive and the special musical wealth of the Ionian Islands and technological approaches related to its implementation. After it is finished, a tour of the exposition – installation of Ap. Loufopoulos will follow at the Municipal Theatre in Lixouri.

At the cultural event in the afternoon (from 17:00 to 19:30), various Cultural Associations of the island will present a special program with traditional dances from the Ionian Islands.

The Ionian Music Archive is a project full of substance, which aims to record the diversity and range of the Ionian musical tradition in a single digital file using advanced technology, offering the great Ionian musical heritage in a multi usable database.

The project is implemented under the Act "The Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation" of the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning" and is funded by the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) and by national resources.