They have participated in various cultural festivals around the world promoting the music tradition of Zakynthos and of all the Ionian islands. On the 14th of May they made a stop at our city and from the central stage of TEDxPatras they gave us a taste of the music analects from Zakynthos.
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Music by: Victor
The Singers of Zakynthos are a group of friends whose point of reference is their love for their hometown’s rich cultural heritage, their passion for tradition as well as their natural talent. Peter Vithoulkas, Dionysis Diafingelis, George Mouzakis, Dimitris Varthalis, Andreas Chionis and Andrianna Lykouressi are a collective of amateurs who create soulful music.
They have participated in various concerts in Greece and abroad in some of the most famous concert halls! Consisting of several permanent members, who are divided into four singers and traditional instrument players, the Singers of Zakythos constitute one of the most significant participants of the traditional music scene in the Ionian Islands and the Mediterranean over the last 20 years!
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx