Thelo konta sou na mino - Eleftheria Arvanitaki

Thelo konta sou na mino - Eleftheria Arvanitaki

Eleftheria Arvanitaki sings "Thelo konta sou na mino", a Greek love song which in English means “I want to stay with you”. One more anthem of love, to love, for love, in the name of love! Full of Greek touch and atmosphere. Eleftheria’s voice wonderfully and proudly floats throughout a desire to belong, to be […]

Tifles Elpides - Giannis Kotsiras

Tifles Elpides - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings “Tifles Elpides”, a Greek song which in English means “Blind Hopes”. Hopes don’t have territories and flags, they don’t require passports, but still…There is something in this song, in its lyrics and music that is so Greek, so deeply tragic and again full of some joy. Is that just a typical Greek […]

Se vlepo sto potiri mou - Tzeni Vanou

Se vlepo sto potiri mou - Tzeni Vanou

Tzeni Vanou sings "Se vlepo sto potiri mou", one of the most famous laika Greek songs which means “I See You in My Glass”. What love and glass have in common? It seems – so much when love is drunk up and glass is getting empty fast. Passion, agony, tragedy, pain, sorrow, memories on love […]

Agapi pou gines – Melina Mercouri

Agapi pou gines – Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri sings “Agapi pou 'gines dikopo mahairi”, a Greek song meaning “Love, turned into a double-edged dagger”. The song was performed in the Greek movie “Stella”, one of the most characteristic movies in Melina's career. “Agapi pou ‘gines” is one of the best songs from one of the best Greek movies. And of course, […]

Den Eisai Edo – Dimitra Galani

Den Eisai Edo – Dimitra Galani

Dimitra Galani sings "Den eisai edo", a powerful Greek song which means "You are not here". Even if you don’t speak any Greek you know from the very beginning what this song is about. Suggestive and probing Dimitra’s voice coupled with the imposing music of Korkolis in the song, tells it right away - “You […]

Anathema se – Pantelis Thalassinos

Anathema se – Pantelis Thalassinos

Pantelis Thalassinos sings “Anathema se”, a popular Greek song meaning “Damn You”. “Anathema se” is a cry sent out out of despair, weakness, revenge, who knows what not?! It’s also a song sung by Thalassinos with such a dedication to his own music and lyrics but to all left and betrayed hearts. When there is […]

Den Thelo Na Ksereis – Anna Vissi

Den Thelo Na Ksereis – Anna Vissi

Anna Vissi sings "Den Thelo Na Ksereis" , a Greek song which  in English means  “I Don’t Want You to Know”. It is maybe one of the heaviest yet most wonderful Greek song about love, loss and - love, again! When you are left behind, when your feelings bear an empty echo in your heart […]

Den ksero poso s'agapo - Vicky Moscholiou

Den ksero poso s'agapo - Vicky Moscholiou

Vicky Moscholiou sings "Den ksero poso s'agapo" a famous Greek song meaning "I don't know how much I love you". The song "Den ksero poso s agapo" refers to a strong and big love, that cannot be measured or limited, as there is no measure for love. We can say "I don't know how much […]

Greek folk dancers

Greek Folk Music - Greek Folk Songs

Greek Folk Music derives from the music and sounds produced and played by the ancient Greeks. This genre is actually extremely diverse, as it includes a variety of styles played all over Greece. There are several different types and distinct differences among them, depending on the region; mainland Folk music is much more different than […]

Ela pou fovamai - Natassa Theodoridou

Ela pou fovamai - Natassa Theodoridou

Natassa Theodoridou sings "Ela pou fovamai" a very popular Greek song that means "I just happen to be afraid". Ela pou fovamai is a song sung by many hurt hearts, that feel that the end is coming and that the dream ends slowly, by those who cannot write off their partner, because they feel that […]

Oi filoi mou haramata - Haris Alexiou

Oi filoi mou haramata - Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou sings "Oi filoi mou haramata",  a Greek Song meaning "My friends at dawn". With "Oi Filoi Mou haramata" Haris Alexiou amazes us with her gracious voice full of longing and love in this song that she composed and wrote lyrics for. “My friends at dawn” tell us a story we can easy identify […]

Etsi ksafnika - Antonis Remos

Etsi ksafnika - Antonis Remos

Antonis Remos sings "Etsi Ksafnika" which means "So suddenly", a Greek song for the loves that enter our lives all of a sudden, they change the way we think and act, and then they leave also so suddenly, the same way they came. Nevertheless, sometimes,  being "afraid of  losing you suddenly" tortures and torments us, […]

Ela pare mou ti lypi - Eleni Tsaligopoulou

Ela pare mou ti lypi - Eleni Tsaligopoulou

Ela pare mou ti lypi means "Come take my the sorrow away" and it is a Greek song written by the unforgettable composer Manos Hadjidakis, sung by Eleni Tsaligopoulou. The song "Come, take the sorrow away from me" is joyful, light, tender and romantic and brings joy and perkiness to the soul, as love itself. […]

greek music and greek songs

Greek music, an introduction

Greek music is indispensably connected with the Greeks; Greek songs can be heard everywhere you go: in stores, restaurants, bars, public places, even coming from houses in high volume. Greeks love creating, playing, dancing and listening to music of all kinds, but Greek music is their absolute favourite, as it expresses their passions and desires […]