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2015
Label: Milo Records (3) - MR301 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Classical, Folk, World, & Country •
Kalamatianos - Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra - Bridges From The East (CD, Album)

The roots of Kalamatianos can be found in , in the Iliad, describes three performances made around the spear of Achillesthat depict a dance in an open ancient Spartans had a dance called ὅρμος hormos, which was a syrto style dance described in detail by Xenophon where a woman led a male into dance using a ted Reading Time: 3 mins.

 · Kalamatianos: The most popular folkdance influence in Greek era. The Kalamatianós is one of the best known dances of Greece. It is a popular Greek folkdance throughout Greece, Cyprus and internationally and is often performed at many social gatherings worldwide. As is the case with most Greek folk dances, it is danced in circle with a.

History. The roots of Kalamatianos can be found in antiquity. Homer, in the Iliad, describes three performances made around the spear of Achilles that depict a dance in an open ancient Spartans had a dance called ormos, which was a syrto style dance described in detail by Xenophon where a woman led a male into dance using a handkerchief.. Lucian states that the ormos dance was.

 · Kalamatiano is done on special occasions such as Easter or weddings. It is traditional dance and still is. Greek dance is done in a line and in order of age or experience in. Usually dances are fast or really fast. One interesting fact about the costumes that are worn by .

 · The women all primarily wore longs skirts and embellished sweaters or shirts and the men wore dress like cloth with pants underneath. Both men and women wore either scarfs or hats on their head. Kalamatiano is a way to communicate with others. Allows one to connect with family and friends. This dance is a form of expression and joy.


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  • The roots of Kalamatianos can be found in antiquity. Homer, in the Iliad, describes three performances made around the spear of Achilles that depict a dance in an open circle. The ancient Spartans had a dance called ὅρμος hormos, which was a syrto style dance described in detail by Xenophon where a woman led a male into dance using a Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.

  •  · A well-known traditional dance which you can see or dance at every happy occasion in Greece (such as weddings, christenings, celebrations, etc.) is the “Kalamatianos dance”. Also during the Omilo Greek courses, we always organize some dancing lessons for the students and practice the ted Reading Time: 2 mins.

  •  ·  · Elektra Kurtis is an incredibly talented composer and violinist; her album, Bridges from the East, celebrates the composer's Greek, Mediterranean and Southern European compositions are deeply personal with elements referencing different music styles and origins, both reflecting the sounds of Eastern Europe and North Africa.

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