Goals & objectives


  • Cultivation of music education & active listening
  • Research, study and analysis of musical traditions and creation of accessible archival material
  • Creating motivation for the expression of contemporary musical trends
  • Enhancing personal expression and co-creativity
  • Moving from a closed community to an open city. Citizens or groups that are part of a certain institution/community have the opportunity to coexist and share their interest in music
  • Creating activities and projects in cooperation with the general public
  • Cooperation with respective organizations in Greece and abroad, having the same or similar goals
  • Promoting the musical multiculturalism of Thessaloniki, and reinforcing the dynamics of the music groups and artists of the city

The idea

Olipoli, ιδρυτικά μέλη

Photo: Sakis Gioumpasis

A community of Music & Research

Musical traditions of Greece, the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean, and their contemporary expressions

The idea started in the summer of 2020 in Thessaloniki, in response to the need to create a community of musical expression and creation that will form a key reference point for the cultural, educational and research ecosystem of the city.


We’ve been on common ground; We shared our needs and ideas; We envisioned the creation of an open musical community that anyone can become a part of, by participating, observing, learning, proposing…



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