Greek-American composer Olivia Hadjiioannou wins top award at Festival in Cannes

23 May 2019
363 Views

Greek multi-instrumentalist and composer Olivia Hadjiioannou won the Best Music Video award for Red Lion in the inaugural French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) in Cannes, France. The two-day festival held during the time period of the annual Festival de Cannes included screenings, VIP receptions, an awards ceremony, and closing gala party. The award was presented on May 19 by Gotham Chandna, founder of Cloud 21 International and Nicole Muj, founder of Kultura PR International.

In accepting the award, Hadjiioannou said, “I am truly honored to receive this award and to have represented Greece at the French Riviera Film festival in Cannes. Today’s commercial music and film industries present difficult challenges to indie composers, musicians and directors if they are to succeed and be profitable. I am grateful to film festivals like FRFF, which welcome new works, celebrate originality and promote creative freedom.”Director Olivia Hadjiioannou as the artist Oh. has been honored for her ingenuity, innovation and creativity in music and video with multiple international awards. She made her debut as Oh. on the international music scene with the award-winning music video, Trials in 2013 – cited as one of the 50 top events to mark Greece during the economic crisis. With the advances of immersive video, she released her single Love of Avalanches, mentioned in Huffington Post as one of first 360-degree immersive VR videos released by a Greek artist on YouTube in 2016.

You may be interested

Greek Foreign Ministry harsh response to Turkey on Pontian Genocide: You are getting exposed
FINANCE
shares7 views
FINANCE
shares7 views

Greek Foreign Ministry harsh response to Turkey on Pontian Genocide: You are getting exposed

Panos - Dec 09, 2019

The Greek Foreign Ministry’s responded in a sharp tones to the Turkish Foreign Ministry’s provocative statement which berated Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
GREECE
shares12 views
GREECE
shares12 views

Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Dec 09, 2019

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Monday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Partly…

JOKER results: 08/12/2019
GREECE
shares17 views
GREECE
shares17 views

JOKER results: 08/12/2019

Panos - Dec 08, 2019

The winning numbers from the JOKER draw are as follows:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.