“Journey of life can’t exist with out music and travel . Music is an invisible painting. In invisibility, there is no such thing as borders .”
Iasonas Psarakis is a Greek-born composer and musician of North Indian Classical and World music, soloist of Sitar, Esraj and many other world music instruments, presently based in Santiniketan, Kolkata, India.
His career spans from European classical to Middle Eastern Music and journeys through Hindusthani Classical Music under the guidance of his gurus: Ameena Perera (daughter of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan), Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee, Shiraz Ali Khan, Amie Maciszawski and Sabyasachida Sarkhel.
He graduated from Sangit Bhavan - Visva Bharati University (BMus-HCM-Sitar/performance arts, final grade A+) and is a holder of scholarships under ICCR India along with 4 other Indian Merit scholarships.
Iasonas published his first album “Clay” (2014), a music album which was recorded in Lebanon with elements of Indian Classical Music and sounds of Iran.
He has showcased his music in theatres, concert halls, auditoriums, collectives, cultural venues, street performances, radios, international music festivals and archaeological sites in Turkey, Greece, Italy, Iran, Egypt, Lebanon, Greece, India, Italy, Bangladesh.
The world-renowned cultural organization “Bibliotheca Alexandrina” recently organised his first solo concert in Cairo, in the palace Beyt al Sinnari . He recently performed in Theocharakis B&M Foundation for the Fine Arts & Music in Greece.
Iasonas is also the founder and composer of musical art project “Iasi Ensemble” whose first music album includes collaborations with esteemed musicians and artists from Iran, India, Greece and China. It is currently being produced by Nikolas A Gkinis.
He is also a part of the musical "Hellenic Traditional Project", produced by Nikolas A Gkinis.
Iasonas also collaborates with renowned international artists like Kehua Li (Lico Dance), Ador Hooyar, Nikolas A Gkinis, Takis Loukatos and many others.
Most recently, he founded and curated the International “Independent Global Art Festival” and “Mukhti Bhoomi Festival", both hosted by Hihiri Pipiri international Art Residency.
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Honorable Mention
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
London International Monthly Film Festival 2021
London ,UK
2021
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Lift-Off Global Network - First Time Filmaker Session 2021
2021
Honorable Mention for Best Soundtrack
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
International Symbolic Art Film Festival 2021
Saint Petersburg ,Russian Federation
Outstanding Achievement for Film Score-Soundtrack
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Best Original Score
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival 2021
Athens ,Greece
BEST FILM SCORE - SOUNDTRACK
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
Tagore International FIlm Festival 2020
Bolpur,West Bengal ,India
Best Song Arrangement
Whirling Desert by Iasi Ensemble
Palm Beach International Music Awards
Florida , USA
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Lift-Off Global Network - Sessions 2021
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Anatolia International Film Festival 2021
Instanbul
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Golden Bridge İstanbul Short Film Festival 2021
Instanbul
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
The European Independent Film Award 2021
Official Selection
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Vienna Indie Short Film Festival 2021
Vienna
Quarter-Finalist for Best Original Song/Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Love Wins International Film Festival 2021
New York
Semi- Finalist for Best Actress Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Munich Music Video Awards 2021
Munich
Finalist for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
"Euro Fest" European International Film Festival 2021
St.Petersburg
Nominee for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Thessaloniki Free Short Festival 2021
Thessaloniki
Nominee for Best Dance Film
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Kalakari Film Fest 2021
Dewas
Semi - Finalist for Best Actress in Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Finalist for Best Sound Desing
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Finalist for Best Low Budget Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Finalist for Best Original Song
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Finalist for Best Dance Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Finalist for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Semi - Finalist for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Canadian Cinematography Awards 2021
Toronto
Finalist for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Kosice International Monthly Film Festival 2021
Kosice
Finalist for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Prague International Monthly Film Festival 2021
Prague
Finalist for Best Sound Desing
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Music Video Awards 2021
London
Winner: HONORABLE MENTION
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
London International Monthly Film Festival 2021
London
Winner : Honorable Mention for Best Soundtrack
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
International Symbolic Art Film Festival 2021
Saint Petersburg
Award Winner : Outstanding Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Calcutta International Cult Film Festival 2021
Kolkata
Award Winner : Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Euroasia International Monthly Film Festival 2021
Moscow
Award Winner : BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival 2021
Athens
Award Winner : Outstanding Achievement Film Score- Soundtrack Award
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Cult Critic Movie Awards 2021
Kolkata
Award Winner : Outstanding Achievement Music Video Award
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Cult Critic Movie Awards 2021
Kolkata
Award Winner : BEST PERFOMING ARTS
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Cult Critic Movie Awards 2021
Kolkata
Award Winner : Best Original Score
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Rome International Movie Awards 2021
Rome
Award Winner : Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Rome International Movie Awards 2021
Rome
Award Winner : Bronze Award for Best Music Video
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Independent Shorts Awards 2021
Los Angeles
Award Winner : Best Song Arrangement
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Palm Beach International Music Awards 2021
Florida
Award Winner : BEST PERFOMING ARTS
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Tagore International Film Festival 2020
Bolpur
Award Winner : BEST FILM SCORE – SOUNDTRACK
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Tagore International Film Festival 2020
Bolpur
Award Winner : BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble
Tagore International Film Festival 2020
Bolpur
Birth Date
July 17, 1991
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Greece
“Journey of life can’t exist with out music and travel . Music is an invisible painting. In invisibility, there is no such thing as borders .”
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