Co-travellers 

 

The groups

Polyphonic ensembles and groups that have participated, from time to time or diachronically, in the events and actions of the Polyphonic Caravan

 

From the area of Pogoni, Ano Pogoni and Mourgana

Ktismata

Dolo

Pogoniani

Xirovaltos

Chrysodouli

Kastaniani, Konitsa

Stratinista

Plikati (improvised)

Parakalamos

Lykou, Mourgana

Lias (improvised)

Vavouri (improvised)

Tsamantas (improvised)

Ampelonas (Povla) (improvised)

Limpovo (improvised)

Giromeri (improvised)

Plaisio (improvised)

Sagiada (improvised)

 

 

From the area of Deropoli, Ano Pogoni (Municipality of Deropoli)

Ano Deropoli

Selleio

Kossovitsa

Sotira

Dervitsani (Dedes family)

Dervitsani (adults’ group, 2017-2020)

Dervitsani (young group, 2017-2020)

Polytsani (improvised)

Polytsani (emigrants’ association in Ioannina and Corfu)

“Ano Pogoni” (emigrants in Athens)

“Pogoni” (2000-2001)

Polytsani (female group, Athens)

Chlomo

Sopiki (villagers)

 

 

From the area of Vouthroto, Riza, Chimarra

Droviani (improvised)

Divri (improvised)

Phoiniki

Chimarra

Drimades (improvised)

 

 

Young polyphonic groups in Athens

Aetopetra, Dodoni

“Inoro”

“Chaonia”

“Polyphonic of Epirus”

“Isokratisses”

“Pentatono”

“Polyphono”

Polyphonic Coffee House of Plato Academy

 

 

Vlach-speaking polyphonic groups

Avdella, Grevena

Aetomilitsa, Grammos

Andon Pogi (Albania)

Vovousa, Ioannina

Ieropigi, Kastoria

Kefalovryso, Ioannina

Milea, Metsovo

Perivoli, Grevena

Paliokastro (Albania)

Tourgia Krania, Metsovo

 

 

Vocal groups from the villages of:

Drosopigi

Kefalochori (Loupsiko)

Kastaniani, Konitsa

Kostarazi, Kastoria

Giannota, Elassona

Valanida, Elassona

Krania, Elassona

Milea, Elassona

Pytheio, Elassona

Tsaritsani, Elassona

 

 

Groups of emigrants’ associations

Federation of Mourgkana

Folkloric Association of Northern Epirotes “Chaones”

Cultural Association “Vouthroto”

“Delviniotika”

Brotherhood of Divri

Dancing and Cultural Association of Deropoli “Deropoli”

Epirotes’ Association of Ilioupoli

Epirotes’ Association of Zografou

 

 

Groups of polyphony workshops at entities or institutions

Panepirotic Confederation of Greece

Folkloric Association of Vlachs of Volos

Association of Secondary Education Teachers of Evia

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

Polyphony Workshop of Berlin (“Polyphonia” association)

 

 

Groups from other genres of greek polyphony:

Volakas, Drama (various groups, 2006-2020)

Kato Garounas, Corfu

 

 

Othen Balkan and other polyphonies

“Neoi Argyrokastrou” (Albania)

Premeti (Albania)

Pitsari (Albania)

Doxati (Albania)

Lot Kurbeti (Albania)

Immigrants from Pogradec (Albania)

Moba (Serbia)

Vay Doudouley (Bulgaria)

Rhodina (Bulgaria)

Dolen (improvised)

Pesvebi (Georgia)

Lily Storm, Lucia Comnes (USA)

 

 

Groups and Associations from Greek-speaking Southern Italy

Argalio

Asteria

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Roberto Licci – Ghetonia

“Esmia” Association (Calabria)

ENCARDIA (Greece)

Sed Nove (Greece)

“Io” (Greece)

Ballo del mare (Greece)

 

 

Epirotic music groups (“kompanies”) of:

Petroloukas Chalkias

Kostas Verdis

Lefteris Gkiokas

Vaggelis Chaligiannis

Thomas Lolis

Ilias Plastiras

Thodoris Georgopoulos

“Lalitades”

 

 

Bagpipe players - Macedonia

Markos Pavlou (Volakas)

Yorgos Makris (Alistrati, Serres)

Vassilis Grammatikos (Monastiraki, Drama)

 

 

The researchers

Researchers that have either participated or co-traveled with the actions and events or/and have participated in scientific meetings (conferences, lectures, meetings, archive):

Labros Liavas (ethnomusicologist)

Vassilis Nitsiakos (social anthropologist)

Kostas Lolis (musicologist)

Athina Katsanevaki (musicologist)

Georgia Tenta (musicologist)

Spyros Mantas (researcher of stone bridges)

Michalis Passiakos (history, environment)

Kostas Mantzios (social anthropologist)

Nikos Dionysopoulos (musicologist)

Yorgos Kokkonis (musicologist)

Aspasia Theodosiou (social anthropologist)

Eirini Stathi (cinema theory)

Theofanis Tassis (philosophy)

Menelaos Zotos (folklorist)

Nikos Litis (folklorist)

Michalis Zampas (musicologist)

Thomas Fotsis (history, environment)

Grigoris Martinis (philologist)

Margarita Tsouka Hindo (philologist)

Vasil Tole (composer, musicologist)

Agron Xhagolli (philologist, folklorist)

Xaxhi Dalipi (composer)

Jelena Jovanovic (musicologist)

Aleksandra Pavicevic (musicologist)

Lily Storm (musicologist)

Lucia Comnes (musicologist)

 

 

Other artists that have co-traveled while participating in the actions of the Polyphonic Caravan

Thanassis Papakonstantinou (singer)

Vaggelis Germanos (songwriter)

Michalis Tobbler (songwriter)

Natassa Zouka (choreographer)

Spiros Sakas (vocal teacher)

Theodoros Papagiannis (artist, sculptor)

Nikos Chouliaras (artist, poet, performer)

Nikos Tatsis (composer)

Giorgos Tzortzis (musician)

Areti Miggou (musician)

Evgenia Pantazoglou (musician)

Nikos Oikonomopoulos (photographer)

Giorgos Tsafos (photographer)

Panagiotis Karkanevatos (film director)

Stratos Stasinos (film director)

Antonis Tsavalos (film director)

Agis Maragkoudakis (film director)

Ilias Fragkakis (film director)

Nikos Theodosiou (film director)

Dimitris Kordelas (director of photography)

Lydia Koniordou (actress)

Nikos Arvanitis (actor)

Rinio Kyriazi (actress)

Lefteris Tsatsis (actor, singer)

Giorgos Meratzas (singer)

Giannis Smirnaios (sound mixer)

Spyros Kyrimidis (sound mixer)

Christos Kariotis (sound mixer)

 

 

Writers, poets that have supported the action of the Polyphonic Caravan:

Michalis Gkanas (poet)

Sotiris Dimitriou (author)

Tilemachos Kotsias (author)

Antonis Exarchos (author)

Giannis Zarkadis (poet)

Evgenia Lagou (poet)

Konstantia Geronta (poet)

Spyros Vletsas (poet)

Mits’ Mitsis (author)

 

 

Institutions

Local Government Authorities that have supported events of the Polyphonic Caravan in their own areas

Region of Epirus

Prefecture of Ioannina

Prefecture of Thesprotia

Municipality of Delvinaki

Municipality of Filiates

Municipality of Konitsa

Municipality of Mastorochoria

Municipality of Ano Pogoni

Municipality of Zitsa

Municipality of Paramythia

Municipality of Souli

Municipality of Sagiada

Municipality of Parapotamos

Municipality of Parga

Municipality of Igoumenitsa

Municipality of Elassona

Municipality of Aiani, Kozani

Municipality of Petroupoli

Municipality of Nikaia

Municipality of Chios

Community of Aetomilitsa

Community of Avdella

Community of Perivoli

Community of Pogoniani

Community of Lavdani

 

 

Other entities, cultural institutions, associations, emigrants associations:

(indicatively)

Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments – Center of Ethnomusicology

“Fivos Anogianakis” Center of Greek Music

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

Polydrossites’ Philoproodos Association

Panepirotic Confederation of Greece

Federation of Mourgkana

Centre of Historical Studies of Thesprotia

Brotherhood of Polydrossites

Brotherhood of Stratinista, Pogoni

Brotherhood of Kastaniani, Pogoni

Cultural Association of Gianniota, Elassona

Cultural Association of Milea, Elassona

Folk Association of Vlachs of Volos

Greek Community of Berlin

 

The list of the co-travellers, of all categories, is continuously enriched from the archive of the Polyphonic Caravan’s actions and events

News - Events

 

  Spring Polyphonic Caravan 2020

  Fifth celebration of the "Day of Polyphonic Song", 14th of May

  The polyphonic group "Haonia" at "Makari", 4th of April

  Epirus Polyphonic Song Seminars 2020

 

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