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Loudovikos ton Anogeion

August 18 @ 9:00 pm11:00 pm EEST

Loudovikos ton Anogeion


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Loudovikos ton Anogeion
Loudovikos ton Anogeion is the performing name of George Dramountanis, a contemporary Greek musician and composer from Crete.

Loudovikos ton Anogeion, born George Dramountanis on January 28, 1951, in Anogeia, Crete, is a contemporary Greek musician and composer who has made significant contributions to the world of music. His work, deeply rooted in the rich traditions of his homeland, has captivated audiences around the globe.

Dramountanis’s early years were spent in the picturesque village of Anogeia, where he was born into a family of shepherds. This rural upbringing, far from the hustle and bustle of urban life, had a profound influence on his music. The sounds of the Cretan lyra, a traditional Greek instrument, and the local folk songs filled the air and found their way into his soul.

His musical journey began in earnest when he moved to Athens in the 1970s. Here, he immersed himself in the city’s vibrant music scene, learning from seasoned musicians and honing his skills. It was during this time that he adopted the stage name “Loudovikos ton Anogeion,” a tribute to his hometown and the place that shaped him.

Throughout his career, Loudovikos ton Anogeion has remained committed to his roots, drawing inspiration from the rich musical traditions of Crete. His compositions often feature the Cretan lyra, an instrument that he has mastered to perfection. His music is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary, reflecting the changing times while remaining deeply rooted in tradition.

In 2007, Loudovikos ton Anogeion made his mark on the international stage when he contributed to the soundtrack of the film “El Greco.” His music added a unique Cretan flavor to the film, earning him widespread acclaim.

His discography includes several albums, each showcasing his mastery of the Cretan lyra and his ability to blend traditional and contemporary elements seamlessly. His music is a celebration of Cretan culture, a testament to his love for his homeland and its rich musical heritage.

Today, Loudovikos ton Anogeion is recognized as one of the leading figures in contemporary Greek music. His music continues to resonate with audiences around the world, a testament to the enduring power of tradition and the universal language of music.


August 18
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm EEST
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Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Βλάτους Νέοι Ορίζοντες
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Vlatos Jazz
Epar.Od. Vlatos-Kameno Selinou 70
Vlatos, Chania 73012 Greece
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