Kounadis Archive Non profit

Program support

The grant supports the development of the Virtual Museum “www.vmrebetiko.gr” based on the Kounadis Archive rich cultural assets. The project is implemented under the scientific advice and ongoing support of the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean.

The Kounadis Archive is one of the best organized archives, featuring mainly the urban folk music of the period 1900-1960. Established as a nonprofit in 2007, it contains one of the richest collections of Rebetiko music recordings and manuscripts, illustrating the upsurge in creative musical composing of that era in Greece and abroad.