Describe the problem that you want to address. How does this problem effect people in their daily lives?

FamSquare is a website and mobile application to help amateur street performers - drama players, musicians both to practice their skills and earn pocket money and let tourists and local people enjoy and spend more time in Walled City Famagusta at St. Nicholas square. FamSquare will be a tool to create community engagement using the power of music. Our vision is to make  St. Nicholas square as one of the famous squares in the world such as Harvard Square- US, Covent Gardens- UK, Grafton Street- Ireland, Pantheon- Rome.


Describe your proposed solution – How does your approach build on or add to more traditional ways of dealing with problem?

FamSquare will contribute to social change by engaging local people with tourists, students and everyone who enjoys listening to music and spend time watching street performances.

Which technologies are you planning to use and why? Please make reference to other similar uses of your proposed technology.

FamSquare will be a website and smart phone application that will help organize musicians, drama artists to arrange which day and time to perform as well as inform local people or tourists to be informed about the street performances when they are doing tours around walled city Famagusta. Trip Advisor and Time Out Cyprus and tourist information offices in Famagusta and Derinya will be informed about this app