The artistic expression born in and associated with life in the Aegean -in all its forms- constitutes an extraordinary intellectual legacy that, over time, enriches human experience and the aesthetic perception of the place. The islands’ history, the eternal and unique light of the Cyclades, the sea, and the natural and man-made landscape have become an endless source of inspiration for human masterpieces. Nowadays, artists produce new contemporary works of art by transforming tradition, and by connecting the past with the present and the future.

Sculpture, visual arts, music, dance, theatre, poetry, literature, and photography constitute points of reference for the Blue Heritage archive.

The tsambouna bagpipe

The tsambouna together with the gaida are the two types of bagpipes that are found today in Greece. The gaida is played in regions…

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Blue Heritage is an on-line meeting place for people who share their love for life in the Aegean; here, they can share the stories, knowledge, and feelings drawn from the Aegean islands and their inhabitants. It is a modern mosaic of stories that is being constantly enriched and developed thanks to your contribution!