Video submitted by Cyprus and Greece to UNESCO to support the inscription of the Byzantine Chant to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO, 2003).
Silas Michalakas obtained his MA in Visual Anthropology at the Goldsmiths College, University of London, while he also holds a MSc in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology and a BA in Archaeology. He has worked in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and as a freelance documentary filmmaker, researcher and producer. Several of his works have been used to support the inscription of intangible cultural heritage elements to the representative list of UNESCO, while others have been exhibited in museums of modern history and fine arts. He is currently the development and educational activities manager in the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest.