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GLOBAL LIVE MED: A day of Music and Dialogue for the Mediterranean |

Three of the main Sustainable Development goals set by the United Nations highlight the first Global Live Med, which will take place on October 8 in Athens in collaboration with Flux Laboratory Athens, with the aim of promoting peace, cooperation and sustainable development in the Mediterranean countries.

It is an experimental initiative that, through discussions and musical events, seeks to become a bridge of cultural dialogue and an institution that will act as a catalyst for peace and cooperation in the Mediterranean. The vision of the organizers is for Greece to become the official hosting hub for representatives from the Mediterranean countries who will be able to contribute positively to addressing the pressing issues of the climate crisis, peace and cooperation and to the promotion of glocal development.

Global Live Med: The Mediterranean “unites” its voices in an event for music and dialogue in the heart of historic Plaka

The events of Global Live Med, held with the support of the Embassies of Israel and Switzerland, the Fluxum Foundation of Geneva and the World Human Forum, will start from 11 am in the heart of Athens (5 Benizelou Palaiologou, in Plaka) in the space where soon the Embassy of Switzerland, the Flux Laboratory and the Swiss School of Archeology will “welcome movement and dance, technology, communities, knowledge, and the people who have the power to change things”.

BRIDGES OF DIALOGUE

Among others, Ms. Anastasia Zambaniotou, professor at AUTH and head of the Bioenergy, Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Research Group, Ms. RitaIraqi Houssaini, former representative of the OCP Group for Sustainable Development and Project Manager for the European Parliament and the General Director of the Athens-Epidavros Festival, Dr. John Kaplanis.

BRIDGES OF MUSIC

The discussions will be followed by concerts by artists from Mediterranean countries, including Israeli kamancheh master Mark Eliyahu, the quartet of Greek lyre virtuoso Sokratis Sinopoulos, immersive DJ sets by Majnoon & Khaikhan from Turkey, as well as guitarist Pau Figueres and by dj Y.LOH from Spain.

All events will take place with free admission and pre-booked seats at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-live-med-tickets-416523752757



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