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Erotokritos - Nikos Xilouris

Erotokritos - Nikos Xilouris

The voice of Nikos Xilouris in the magnificent poem Erotokritos have embedded in everyone's memory as if an indispensable combination: the ideal voice of Nikos Xilouris for one of the masterpieces of poetry and Greek music. Who could anyway perform Erotokritos better than Xilouris, who is the voice of Crete, the man who taught simplicity […]

Hilia Miria kimata - Nikos Xilouris

Hilia Miria kimata - Nikos Xilouris

Nikos Xilouris sings the song Hilia Miria Kimata, a Greek song which translates to "A hundred thousand waves" in English. It is one of the most known songs sung by Nikos Xilouris, one of the many he has marked with his voice. Hilia Miria Kimata is a song for the lost regions, the lost country […]

Mpikan stin poli oi ohtroi - Nikos Xilouris

Mpikan stin poli oi ohtroi - Nikos Xilouris

Nikos Xilouris sings the song Mpikan stin poli oi ohtroi, a famous Greek song that was released during a sensitive period in Greece, in 1971, during the Greek junta. Mpikan stin poli oi ohtroi is translated to "The enemies entered the city". The lyrics of the song were written by Giorgos Skourtis for his piece […]

Itane mia fora - Nikos Xilouris

Itane mia fora - Nikos Xilouris

Nikos Xilouris sings Itane mia fora, a Greek song which translates to "Once upon a time" in English. Itane mia fora is a very popular song, probably the most characteristic song by Nikos Xilouris, who has marked it with his voice. Although the song has been sung by other singers and performers throughout time, it […]

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Greek Music against the Greek Junta

By Greek Music against the Greek Junta of 1967-1974 we mean the music produced in Greece during the 7-year period that Greece was ruled by the dictator Georgios Papadopoulos and his collaborators. We pay tribute to the Resistance against the Junta on November 17 every year, that day of 1973 when the students of the […]