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Cretan Dance

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  1. Traditional Greek Night, Cretan Dance and Live Music at Kostas Taverna in Stalis Greek folk dances and music are as alive today as they were in ancient times, representing important elements in the social and cultural life of the Greek people.
  2. Cretan Dance. Mikis Theodorakis. From the Album The Great Instrumental Music of Mikis Theodorakis Listen Now Buy song $ Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to .
  3. Cretan Music and Dance The Rizitika then evolved into the joyful Horeftika, or dance songs. These are faster and far more dynamic songs, covering happier themes; the magic of new love, love of family, or the ever-burning love of the patrida. These are what most will identify with when thinking of Cretan music and dance.
  4. Jun 11,  · Traditional Cretan Music and Dance Group performing outside of the Xenia Hotel in Chora Sfakion, Crete in front of the Libyan Sea in May By Sfakia-Cret.
  5. Cretan folk dances have many variations and some are quite localised to specific regions on this large island. However, they can all be broken down into four main categories, all of which have elements which depict the brave heroism, dynamism and rebellious character of the Cretan character.
  6. Cretan Folklore Night with Live Music, Dance, and Greek Dinner cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Cretan Folklore Night with Live Music, Dance, and Greek Dinner on Tripadvisor/5(2).
  7. Cretan Artists. PAA strives to support all of its artists, and looks forward to promoting, and sponsoring, performances across the United States. Scholarship. The scholarship program aids students who are active PAA / PYA members of Cretan descent in pursuit of higher education.
  8. Apr 30,  · The dance’s name comes from the combination of the words fifth (penti) and step (zalos, Cretan for step), therefore the dance can be translated as “five steps”; and even while zali can also.
  9. Like much Greek folk music, Cretan music is closely related to dance, and the most common musical forms correspond directly with the Cretan dances that may accompany them, such as the Syrtos, pentozali, siganos, pidikhtos, and Sousta.

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