Dissemination Material – Photo Gallery

1st Unit of Learning: Introductory

2nd Unit of Learning: Identifying and Inventorying Intangible Cultural Heritage


Presentation of the Cultural heritage international definitions, role and impact in the EU policies and in the institutional context – Cultural heritage from the past to future – A Master Class by Dr. Vaggelis Kyriakidis, director of The Heritage Management Organization.

Tour to the historical city of Athens

Dora Stratou Theater

Worth watching performance of “Dora Stratou” Greek Dances Theatre

Languages and Dialects Storytelling

Traditional Folk Music Storytelling

 The Italian team calls the participants to perform a polyphonic traditional canzonette with but also without instrument accompaniment: a capella. The young people works in groups and get inspired by the melody of a typical Calabrian canzonetta, known as “muttete”, improvizing lyrics and singing together!

DIY: The participants create traditional musical instruments, tambourines, maracas, castanets and fans!

Tunas: The Spanish team presents the history of Estudiantinas and Tunas, the students’ musical groups in Spanish Universities.

DIY – Capes: Traditional capes were distributed to the participants who created long multicolored ribbons (cintas)
and handmade coat of arms (escudos) – Decoration of the
capes with these escudos.

A traditional cultural night by the Italian group where the tarantella, a folk dance accompanied by tambourines,
the most recognized form of traditional southern Italian music, plays the leading role.

Dance and Music Storytelling

Flamenco: Presentation of the flamenco history, one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity declared by UNESCO.

Čoček: Presentation of the history of Čoček, a Gypsy circle dance by the Croatian team.

Pentozali: Presentation of the trademark folk Greek/Cretan very ancient war dance “Pentozali”

Antikristos Karsilamas: Presentation of Cypriot folk dance “Antikrystos/Karsilamas”
(the term means “encounter, welcoming, greeting”/”anti-face”, face-to-face dance), popular especially on wedding parties and festivals.

U Sonu: Presentation of the South Calabrian folk dance and music “U sonu”
and its relations and differences with other Italian folk dances, like the Apulian “pizzica pizzica”.

Dancing in Circle

Presentation of various dances that danced in circle from Catalonia, Greece and Croatia.

Social Practices

Social practices, cultural habits, morals and customs and traditions story telling by the Croatian team.

3rd Unit of Learning: Preservation of  Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Greek Dances Theater “Dora Stratou”

The Onassis Library: cradle of culture open to all in the center of the Athens city.


Visit at the Benakeios Library of the Greek Parliament, the former Public Tobacco Factory where the exhibition GLOSSOPOLIS is housed.
Dr. Vlassopoulou, head of the Benakeios Library welcomed the participants and Dr. Kamilaki, the curator of the exhibition, guided them discussing
about languages and how new technologies or museological tools offer methods of heritage management.

4th Unit of Learning: Interconnection with new technologies


Silas Michalakas, development and educational activities manager in the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest, presented the professional field
of visual anthropology as well as the challenges in the protection of intangible cultural heritage through modern digital technological methods.

Academy of Athens

Visit the Academy of Athens, the highest research institution in the country.

Folklore Center

Visit the Hellenic Folklore Research Center

5th Unit of Learning: New Cultural and Artistic Creation


New Cultural Creativity: The post-evolution of the intangible cultural heritage as well as the ways of reviving language, music, dance and related social practices and traditional techniques with the emphasis on the promotion and support of artistic bands, such as Encardia.

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