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Zuma Communications is an Athens based public relations agency specializing in culture and entertainment. Founded in 2011 by Chara Zuma, it employs a team of experienced associates in the field of public relations.

We provide high quality services in public relations, including media strategies, media relations, reputation management, creative event organization, and social media communications.

Zuma Communications represents a wide range of renowned and prominent clients, such as cultural events production companies, multifunctional cultural centers, music festivals, and distinguished performers.

Who we are...

• Chara Zuma

• Semi Psilogianni


Chara Zuma

Chara Zuma has been active in the field of communication since 1995. She began as a press office supervisor in the public relations department of SONY MUSIC, where she worked until 2000. Afterwards, she managed communications programs and sponsorships for television and radio stations and major film and theatrical productions . She worked as a public relations manager in multinational and Greek companies active in the music industry (ON STAGE / Live2), advertising (NOOSE) and media (ANTENNA, RATE, METRO) undertaking the organization and promotion of large corporate, artistic and sports events (Panhellenic events Tsiklitiras, film and music festivals such as the Panorama of the European Cinema etc.).

She started working in Works Communications in 2005, as the Head of Accounts and managed media relations projects for Pharmathen, the Region of Eastern Macedonia - Thrace, OPE, Apivita, Aegean Oil, Dracoil and other public and private companies.

From 2008 to 2010, she worked in the company So Fine as Group Account Director and was responsible for major accounts such as DAEM (Company Computerization and Support of Athens systems), the International Fashion Week Athens Xclusive Designers Week, etc.

In 2010, in cooperation with Maro Panagiotakopoulou, she founded Mrs Brown company concerning communication and artistic curation of events representing clients such as: Taf (The Art Foundation), Eyanthia Reboutsika & Panagiotis Kalantzopoulos, On Stage, People Entertaiment, KETHEA, STROFI etc.

In June 2011 she founded zuma COMMUNICATIONS, a public relations company whose expertise is art and cultural communication. Zuma Communication is one of the leading greek companies in this field.

Chara is a graduate of the Art History and Archaeology Department.


Semi Psilogianni

Semi has been active in the field of Marketing since 2008, having gained considerable experience in designing and implementing an integrated Marketing strategy, from designing new products (Product Development) to their placement and full support in the market.

She started her career at Rolco VIANIL as a Product Manager, where, among others, she was part of the team that launched the first Greek line of ecological detergents and cleaning products (Planet). In 2011 she worked as a Brand Manager at the OTC industry, the Sarantis Group companies, where she remained for a year. She was responsible for the brands Lanes and Oenobiol in the field of dietary supplements.

In the spring of 2012 she made her first step in the field of art and culture in Sui Generis Group of Companies, assuming the first-level daily organization of the company and then participating in the production of important musical and theatrical productions, CD, DVD , vinyl production as well as in book publishing.

Today, she works for Zuma Communications, occupying with the promotion and publicity plans for cultural events and artists.

She is the holder of a Marketing and Communications Bachelor Degree as well as an MBA degree from the Athens Economic University.


Live2
 
Production, organization and promotion of musical and theatrical events

[www.live2.gr]

Media Relations

  • Eleftheria Arvanitaki – Babis Stokas tour / Summer 2012
  • Michalis Hatzigiannis tour / Summer 2012
  • 34th River Party / 1-5/8/12 in Nestorio Kastorias
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd concert / 18/6/12 at the Baseball
  • Get Well Soon concert / 27/4/12 at Passport
  • CW Stoneking / 21/2/12 at
  • Alkinoos Iwannidis performances / 3-20/2/12 at THEATRON, "Hellenic Cosmos", Cultural Centre
  • Federico Aubele concert / 3/12/11 at Gazarte
  • Yann Tiersen concert / 19/11/11 at Fuzz
  • Dub Incorporation concert / 7/9/11 at Tecnopolis, Gazi
  • Nouvelle Vague concert / 6/9/11 at Tecnopolis, Gazi
  • Alkinoos Iwannidis concert / 5/9/11 at Tecnopolis, Gazi
  • Eleftheria Arvanitaki tour / Summer 2011
  • Michalis Hatzigiannis tour / Summer 2011
  • 33rd River Party / 3-8/8/11 in Nestorio Kastorias
  • Thievery Corporation concert / 14/7/11 at the Lycabettus Theater
  • Sublime w/Rome concert / 14/6/11 at Tecnopolis, Gazi

GEA
 
Non-Profit Organisation of the Civil Law for the collection and collective management of the related rights of the performers, singers, musicians and producers

[www.geamusic.gr]

Communication strategy and media relations plan management

  • New organization communication strategy, event planning and constant media relations since November 2011 until January 2013

gazARTE
 
Athens Cultural Hub

[www.gazarte.gr]

Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for all the performances presented at the Theater Stage, Cinema Stage and Roof Stage | October 2015 – end of season 2016
  • Nicola Conte / 18&19/1/13
  • Roy Ayers / 11&12/1/13
  • Manu Dibango - Kokolo / 7&8/12/12
  • Mario Biondi / 9&10/11/12
  • Dianne Reeves / 3/11/12
  • Soul Jazz Orchestra / 1&2/11/12
  • Jive Aces - Penny & The Swingin'Cats / 27/10/12
  • Juan Carlos Caceres & Tango Negro Trio / 26/10/12
  • Monophonics - The Bet /18&19/10/12
  • Imany concert / 2/9/12 at Technopolis, Municipality of Athens, Gazi – co-production Frontstage
  • Burger Project & Takim / March 2012
  • Orchestre National de Jazz / 23/3/12
  • Imany / 11 & 12/2/12
  • Ray Gelato / 14 & 15/1/12
  • Diane Schuur / 10 & 11/12/11
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela / 19 & 20/11/11
  • Karrin Allyson / 29/10/11

LAVRIS
 
Cultural event production and organization company

[www.lavris.gr]

Media Relations

  • Media relations for "Slava's SnowShow" production (2013 at the Pallas theatre and at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall)
  • Promotion and publicity plans for DIANA KRALL concert (1.7.13) at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Media Relations for Dralion, Cirque du Soleil (29.10.13-3.11.13)
  • Media Relations for Sylvie Guillem’s performances in Athens, "Sacred Monsters" with Akram Kan and the Tokyo Ballet performances (December 2013)
  • Media relations for the Alegria performances, Cirque du Soleil / 3-16/9/12 at the Olympic Indoor Basketball Arena
  • Promotion and media relations for Lynda Thalie concert / March 15th 2012 at the French Institute

NOVEL VOX
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for the company’s artists

Stavros tou Notou
 



Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for all the performances presented at the three stages: Stavros tou Notou (main stage), Stavros tou Notou Club, Stavros tou Notou Plus + | October 2017 – up to now

Eleftheria Arvanitaki
 
Singer

[www.arvanitaki.gr]

Communication strategy & Media Relations

  • Performances at Gazarte “ Pame ksana sta thaumata” / Winter 2011-12
  • Communication strategy - media & social media promo for her new single
  • Winter 2013-14 : promotion and publicity plans for her performances - Eleftheria Arvanitaki – Alkistis Prwtopsalti at DIOGENIS STUDIO music stage
  • Summer 2014 : media relations and promotion for her summer tour E. Arvanitaki – A. Prwtopsalti
  • Communication strategy for her new album “9 + 1 Istories” | March – October 2015
  • Promotion and media relations for her summer tour | July – September 2015

Dimitris Papadimitriou
 
Composer


Media Relations

  • Stable collaboration in terms of communication consulting
  • Promotion and publicity plans for his concert “ Ta tragoudia mou” at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus with the participation of prominent Greek singers and actors / 3/10/11
  • Communication strategy and media relations for the composer’s upcoming album based on Nikos Gatsos’ lyrics, performed by Foteini Darra

Chromatic Sequence
 
George Stefanakidis’ msic band


Media Relations

  • Presentation of their album Belle Epoque / 11/5/12 at Gazarte
  • Promotion & media relations for the album “Belle Epoque”
  • Public Relations & Communications consulting

Leon
 
Composer, singer & songwriter


Media Relations

  • Promotion of all the artist’s live performances (2013 - 2014)
  • Promotion and publicity plans for his new album "Global" released on 1.4.14
  • Promotion and publicity plans for his concert at Gazarte / April 27th 2012
  • Promotion of his live performances at : SIX DOGS, Stavros tou Notou, Gazarte | 2015

Pavlos Pavlidis
 
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for his winter performances at “Stavros tou Notou Plus” | December – January 2015
  • Promotion and media relations for his summer concert at Technopolis, Municipality Athens | September 2015

Natasa Bofiliou
 
 


Media Relations

  • Communication strategy and media relations for the summer tour | June – September 2015

ΕΚΜΕΚ
 
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for their winter performances in Athens and Thessaloniki | 2015

Art Space Pythagorion
 
 


Media Relations

  • Media relations for Harun Farocki exhibition at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7-10.10.12
  • Media relations for Slavs and Tatars exhibition at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7-10.10.13
  • Media relations for Nevin Aladag exhibition “Borderline” at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7-10.10.14
  • Media relations for Aleksandra Domanovic exhibition “Hotel Marina Lucica” at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7 -10.10.15

AthensWas
 
 


Media Relations

  • Public Relations, Communication Strategy and media relations for the new ΑNEMI HOTELS’ design hotel, AthensWas

ARK
 
 


Media Relations

  • Opening / Inauguration promotion and organization | May – June 2015

Foivos Delivorias
 
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for his summer concert at Technopolis, Municipality Athens | September 2015
  • Promotion and media relations for his new album “Kallithea”

Foteini Darra
 
Singer


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for her new album “LOULOUDI STH FWTIA” – composed by Dimitris Papadimitriou – based on Nikos Gatsos’ lyrics / December 2012 – January 2013
  • Promotion and publicity plans for her performances at Gazarte / April 2012
  • Promotion and publicity plans for her for her performance "West End Stars in Concert" 20-23/12/11 at the Badminton Theatre
  • Promotion and publicity plans for her summer tour 2011

The Hellenic Project at the OCC
 
Non-profit organization aimed at spreading the Greek Culture


Media Relations

  • Promotion, media relations and public relations for the Greek Songwriting Contest 2 / Lyrics / 15/12/12 at the Onassis Cultural center, Onassis Foundation
  • Promotion, media relation for Greek Songwriting Contest 2 / Composition / 16 & 17/12/11 at the Onassis Cultural center, Onassis Foundation
  • Kyklos: AGNOSTOS ELLHNISMOS. Promotion and publicity plans for the performance – tribute to Lefkadios Hern 3/11/11 at the Onassis Cultural center, Onassis Foundation

art2
 
Music event production and organization


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for the concert – tribute to Nikos Gatsos with Maria Farandouri and Alkinoos Iwannidis / 14 & 15/12/11 at Thessaloniki Concert Hall
  • Promotion and publicity plans for the concert – tribute to Nikos Gatsos with Maria Farandouri and Alkinoos Iwannidis / 30/8/11 at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Promotion and publicity plans for the concert of KETHEA NOSTOS with Giwrgos Dalaras / 12/7/11 at the Veakio Theatre

The Numismatic Museum Café
 
[facebook page]

Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for the music events hosted at the museum

Floral
 
Books & Coffee

[www.floralcafe.gr]

Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations

Schwarz Foundation
 
Cultural foundation


Media Relations

  • Media relations for the 3rd Samos Young Artists Festival / 6-12/8/12 in Samos
  • Media relations for the 4th Samos Young Artists Festival /7-13/8/13 / and Slavs and Tatars exhibition at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos / 20.7 -10.10.13
  • Media relations for the 5th Samos Young Artists Festival /7-13/8/14 / Nevin Aladag exhibition at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7-10.10.14
  • Media relations for the 6th Samos Young Artists Festival /7-13/8/15 / /Aleksandra Domanovic exhibition “Hotel Marina Lucica” at the Art Space Pythagorion in Samos /20.7-10.10.15

Samos Young Artists Festival
 

[www.samosfestival.gr]

Media Relations

  • 7-13/8/12 | The Ancient Theatre of Pythagorion - Media relations for the 3rd Samos Young Artists Festival
  • 7-13/8/13 | The Ancient Theatre of Pythagorion - Media relations for the 4th Samos Young Artists Festival
  • 7-13/8/14 | The Ancient Theatre of Pythagorion - Media relations for the 5th Samos Young Artists Festival
  • 7-13/8/15 | The Ancient Theatre of Pythagorion - Media relations for the 6th Samos Young Artists Festival

River Party
 
Festival


Media Relations

  • 33rd River Party / August 2011| Nestorio Kastorias
  • 34th River Party / August 2012| Nestorio Kastorias
  • 37rd River Party / August 2015| Nestorio Kastorias

IFFP
 
International Film Festival of Patmos


Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for the International Film Festival of Patmos

Prospero
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for the company’s artists
  • Promotion and publicity plans for two concerts – tributes, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary since Vasilis Tsitsanis’ birth at the Athens Concert Hall

Intershow
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for Ute Lemper concert at the Athens Concert Hall | May 2015
  • Promotion and publicity plans for Asaf Avidan concert at Technopolis, Municipality of Athens | June 2015

George Lebesis
 
Author

[georgelebesis.blogspot.gr]

Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plan for the musical show “Osa len oi toixoi” / February – April 2012
  • Communication strategy, promotion and publicity plan of the book “Psarosoupa” presentation /November 8th 2011

Stereomatic
 



Media Relations

  • Sublime. Promotion and publicity plans for the concert at FUZZ – 14.6.11
  • Olga Kouklaki. Promotion and publicity plans for the concert Olga Kouklaki feat. Liset Alea at Romantso – 2.3.13
  • Chinese Man. Promotion and publicity plans for the concert at GAGARIN - 13.4.13
  • Nouvelle Vague. Promotion and publicity plans for the concert at Technopolis, of Athens - 13.9.13
  • Thievery Corporation. Promotion and publicity plans for the concert at Plateia Nerou /17.6.14
  • Yasmin Hamdan. Promotion and publicity plans for her concert at Gazarte | November 2014
  • The Dead Brothers. Promotion and publicity plans for the group's concert at Tin Pan Alley | January 2015
  • The Chinese Man. Promotion and publicity plans for their concert at Votanikos Live Stage | February 2015
  • Ute Lemper. Promotion and publicity plans for her concert at the Athens Concert Hall | May 2015

Theatre
 


Media Relations

  • “To ‘21” by Aris Biniaris / Promotion and publicity plans for the performance “Το '21" presented at Gazarte since 17.10.15
  • Askitiki N. Kazantzakis at The Athens Concert Hall / directed by Panos Aggelopoulos / Promotion and media relations / March 2013
  • The Basement by F. Ntostogiefski at The Athens Concert Hall / directed by Panos Aggelopoulos / Promotion and media relations / March 2013
  • Vafeio Theatre / Be.Bee by Mick Gordon / Promotion and media relations / January 2013 April 2013
  • En Athinais Theatre / Me to mikro onoma Rita by George Chronas / Promotion and media relations / December 2012 – February 2013
  • Zoe Tatopoulos / knockturnallheads / / Promotion of Knockturnallheads – dance performance / June 20th & 21st, 2012 at Michalis Kakogiannis Foundation
  • Chora Theatre / O Filos Mou o Ntostogiefski / Promotion and media relations / Winter 2012
  • WOMAN directed by K. Arvanitaki, starring Eva Kotanidi. Promotion and media relations. February – April 2014 at Greek Art Theatre Karolos Koun

Daidalos Productions
 
Artistic / Cultural productions


Media Relations

  • Promotion and publicity plans for Giwrgos Dalaras’ solidarity concerts in Athens and Piraeus / February – March 2012

Steam Αthens Club
 



Promotion and public relations

  • Promotion and media relations for one of the most well known clubs in Athens. Steam represents a generation of new venues exclusively dedicated to demanding clubbers and hosts famous DJs from all over the world

Dimitra Galani
 
Singer

[www.galani.gr]

Media Relations

  • Communication strategy & Media Relations
  • Communication strategy and promotion for her new album “ALLIWS” – 2014
  • Promotion and media relations for her summer tour | June – August 2014
  • Organization and promotion for CHRONOS presentation / the presentation of the project in Greece as well as abroad
  • Promotion and publicity plans for CHRONOS performances at Gazarte | December 2014
  • Promotion and publicity plans for her summer tour 2015
  • Promotion and publicity plans for CHRONOS performances at Epidaurus Festival | July 2015 & SANI FESTIVAL | August 2015 & International Festival of Andros | August 2015

Giannis Christodoulopoulos
 
Composer / Songwriter

[www.giannischristodoulopoulos.com]

Media Relations

  • Communication strategy & Media Relations

Angelika Dusk
 


Media Relations

  • Communication strategy for her first album “Marionette” | March – December 2015
  • Promotion and publicity plans for all her live performances | 2014 – 2015

Echo Train
 


Media Relations

  • Media relations for the promotion of EP Echo Train of Greggy K. & Ren (a.k.a. Irini Duka)

ΔΙΟΓΕΝΗΣ Studio
 


Media Relations

  • Επικοινωνία και προώθηση στα media των παραγωγών που φιλοξενεί το νέο μουσικό θέατρο καθόλη την διάρκεια του έτους
  • Διογένης Studio – στρατηγική επικοινωνίας και προβολή στα media των μουσικών παραστάσεων που παρουσιάζει η ανανεωμένη μουσική σκηνή
  • Σεζόν 13-14: Προβολή και επικοινωνία παραστάσεων Άλκηστις Πρωτοψάλτη – Ελευθερία Αρβανιτάκη

Pantheon Theater
 


Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for the productions hosted by the new music theatre during the year
  • Diogenis Studio – communication strategy and media relations for the music performances presented by the renovated music stage
  • Season 13 – 14 : Promotion and publicity plans for Alkistis Protopsalti – Eleftheria Arvanitaki performances

Penny & The Swingin' Cats
 


Media Relations

  • Media relations for the promotion of their first mini album Retro
  • Promotion of their live performances (2013 -2014)

Athena
 



Media Relations

  • Media relations for the promotion of her album «Ghinoi Aggeloi»
  • Strategic planning, development of a communication plan for every action related to Athena’s promotion

Gianna Vasileiou
 



Media Relations

  • Media relations for the promotion of her first album

Anemi Festival
 


Promotion and media relations for the music festival of the island Folegandros «Anemi Festival»

  • 28/-29/7/2016 | 1st Anemi Festival
  • 27-29/7/2017 | 2nd Anemi Festival
  • 26-28/7/2018 |3rd Anemi Festival

Summer Nostos Festival
 



Media Relations

  • Promotion and media relations for the third SNFestival (organized and exlusively founded by SNF) which is held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC). Music, dance, theater, modern art, sports, games, performances and talks set the stage for this year’s Summer Nostos Festival.

Services


  • Public relations, communication and promotion for cultural events
  • Communications and Mass Media management
  • Press releases and relevant informational material
  • Strategic planning, communications planning, opportunities development
  • Communication sponsorship, strategic selection of appropriate supporters for optimum, target-specific publicity for our clients
  • Ideas and creative concepts for cultural events proposals
  • Promotion and publicity through social media for fully integrated communications planning

Arts & Cultural Communication

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