Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete

Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete Face cast for Maja

Greece:  The Greek costume is highly unique, with no other country similar to it. Greeks are very proud of their military tradition, and treat these costume-donning regulars on the public squares of Athens with great respect.

This is an image of traditional greek dancing when Greek folk music is played. This wardrobe is put on for dancing folk. Greek dancing is line dancing but everyone has their arms around their shoulders.

GREECE CHANNEL | Classic Greek beauty, actress and former Olympic priestess, Maria Nafpliotu in a greek traditional costume. Photographed by famous photographer Calliopi

Classic Greek beauty, actress and former Olympic priestess, Maria Nafpliotou in a traditional costume. Photographed by famous photographer Calliopi

Opa! This makes me want to jump and dance! My guess is Russian or Eastern European. But I'm not sure.

(Pentozali, Crete) A RUSSIAN-GREEK shared-origins connection is what I always think of when I see the commonality in their dancing. (I don't know WHEN their dance styles were born however, but they have been around a long time.

Irene Papas and Anthony Quinn. Papas and Quinn are the perfect acting pair!

Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas join in a traditional joyful Greek dance in a scene from film "A dream of kings"

Wedding at Anogia, Crete, 1954 (b/w photo), Photographer Dimitris Harissiadis (1911-93), Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Wedding at Anogia, Crete, 1954 Photographer Dimitris Harissiadis Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete

Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete Greece!

Ο Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, ο Μάνος Χατζιδάκις και -στη μέση- ο μαέστρος Ανδρέας Παρίδης στη Ρώμη το 1954

Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis and Andreas Paridis, Rome,

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