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DIADROMES-1821, a new app highlighting stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of Independence

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A free app for locals, travelers and history buffs available below 

​The Greek War of Independence is inextricably linked to the land of the Peloponnese.

That is not surprising if we look back at all the events that took place on its mountains, cities, and shores. How many of those numerous events are we actually familiar with? How many of their aspects have we been taught? 

Those are only two of the questions at the root of DIADROMES-1821, a new, free application, which aims to point out landmarks in the Peloponnese, bearing a considerable role during the War of Independence. 

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Original and respectful, this application is the latest addition to the celebrations of the 200 years from the Greek War of Independence, with the kind support of the J.F. Costopoulos Foundation.

Through the brief and concise audio clips, the goal of the application to reach out to an audience beyond history buffs and ideally be a tool in the hands of teachers, helping them make teaching history more appealing by pointing out its connection to the land. 

The team behind the application

Christina Katsiadakis and Effie Skrobolas, the creative team behind DIADROMES-1821 have years of experience in the field of cinema. In 2017 they founded the production company Mitos Productions, based in Canada. Their ambition is to produce original works which will act as artistic bridges between the two countries. 

Bio Christina Katsiadakis

Christina Katsiadakis was born in Athens and moved to Montreal in 2012. She holds a BA in History from the University of Athens and an MA in Film from Goldsmiths College, University of London. After her graduation, she began her career in film and TV production and collaborated on many productions, both Greek and international. She has written and directed 3 short films.

Βio Effie Skrobolas

Following the completion of her studies in Communication Studies at the University of Athens, she travelled to Canada to pursue an MA in Film Studies at the Université deMontréal. In 2005 she started her professional career in film next to producer Costas Lampropoulos. She is currently overseeing the development of all projects for View Master Films. She has completed the Maia Workshop Training Programme and the Sources 2 Projects and Process-Training the Mentors workshop.

Appstore https://apps.apple.com/app/id1558654792

PlayStore https://play.google.com/store/apps/details…

Webpage: www.diadromes1821.org

Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1736290

Instagram: @diadromes21

CREATIVE TEAM

With the kind support of

The J.F. Costopoulos Foundation 

Concept Development 

Christina Katsiadakis

Effie Skrobolas 

Executive Producers 

Mitos Productions

ViewMaster Films 

Application Design 

Simple Apps 

Narration 

Maria Georgiadou

 Stephanos Kosmidis

 Research-Texts

Sakis Demetriadis

 Aggeliki Kotsovolou

Spyros Loumakis

Vangelis Sarafis 

Artistic Design 

 Mavra Gidia 

Sound Mixing Services Sponsors 

Costas Varimpopiotis

Sound Studio 

Sierra Studios 

Legal Services Sponsor 

Ioannis Mpilalis

Communication Services Sponsor 

Evangelia Skrobolas

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