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Sirtaki dance, the popular Greek Sirtaki or Syrtaki

Sirtaki (alternatively spelled syrtaki) is one of the most popular Greek dances. Opposite to common belief, sirtaki is not a traditional Greek dance , but was created and choreographed with the use of specific elements belonging to other types of Greek dance. Sirtaki is actually the name given to the combination of various Hasapika dances. In […]

Popular dances of Macedonia

The dances of Macedonia just like the costumes are colorful and vary from area to area, as the folk Greek music in the region.  The list of dances originating from the region of Macedonia is endless, as they have numerous variations due to many additions and changes that occurred throughout the years. The names of […]

Zeibekiko

The famous Greek zeibekiko dance Zeibekiko, or Zeimbekiko, is a Greek Dance, one of the most popular and beloved dances and rhythms in Greece. It is considered an urban improvisational dance, following a dancing pattern of 9/8. Zeibekiko in Greek is written as zeimpekiko (ζεϊμπέκικο). The οrigins of zeibekiko Zeibekiko dance is considered a Greek […]

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 […]