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Ta Sfakia folk dance recital on the Greek island of Crete
This is a scene from a big dance recital that showcases the talents of young (and the very young) students of traditional folk dancing from the Greek island of Crete. The all-day event takes place in the impressive main banquet room of the at the Kentro Kontaros in Vrisses, a major town of the Apokoronas region of Western Crete. This annual recital attracts performers and their supporters who are associated with several dancing schools from villages and towns across the region. The dancing…
Pancretan Association of Melbourne Launches Cretan Dance Seminar Tour
Greek Australians -- whether they are of Cretan origin or not -- are invited to learn about Cretan culture through dance, music and song.
A traditional Greek costume formerly found on Crete and other islands known as foustana or stofa.
On the Greek Orthodox calendar, this day marks ‘The Assumption’ – when the devout believe Mary (the mother of Jesus) was taken to heaven. It is one of the major religious festivals in Greece, as many thousands of people attend religious services and celebrations. Mary is a holy figure for Greeks, not only as the […]