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Greece Nominates Epirus Festivals for UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Listing

The Greek Ministry of Culture recently submitted an application to UNESCO in hopes that by the time of the traditional village celebrations of Epirus'...

Thessaloniki to Celebrate New Chinese “Year of the Rat” at Royal Theater

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will celebrate the new Chinese "Year of the Rat" on January 6th with a performance by one of...

Traditional Greek Dances Performances Underway in Athens Until September 22

A series of performances of Greek traditional dances will start on Sunday, August 18 in Athens and will continue until September 22. In central Athens'...

Greece’s Syros Ready to Swing to Tango Rhythms in International Festival

The beautiful Aegean island of Syros is ready to be swept away by tango music and dancing between June 14 and 17, as world-renowned...

Impressive Group Dance ”Hasapiko” Amazes Residents and Tourists on Mykonos (video)

Hundreds of residents and tourists gathered in Mykonos' old port to dance the traditional ''hasapiko'' dance on Sunday afternoon. According to the Orthodox Christian calendar,...

Epirus Cultural Heritage Unfolds at Athens Ancient Theater

The Panepirotic Confederation of Greece, the organization that keeps the customs alive and promotes the rich history and culture of Greece’s Epirus region, will...

Hundreds Join Spectacular Chain Dance in Greece’s Chios (video)

Hundreds of dancers joined hands in the port of the Greek island of Chios on Wednesday to offer a spectacular performance of traditional Greek...

Greek Girl Sends Internet Wild with Zeibekiko Dance (video)

A young Greek girl has stunned a crowd of tourists and local people by performing an amazing Greek dance called the zeibekiko on the island...

Spectacular Display of Greek Dance in Mykonos (video)

Dozens of amateur dancers have taken over the pier at Gialos in Mykonos in a spectacular display of the traditional 'hasapiko'. The annual event marks the...

Watch Euripides Laskaridis’ ‘Relic’ Performing at BIOS in Athens

After a successful and much-discussed European tour taking in 18 international festivals and 10 European countries, the irreverent solo dance performance "Relic" by Euripides...

Watch Pina Bausch’s ‘Sweet Mambo’ in Athens November 3-6

"I am trying to talk about the life that surrounds us, the existence for us. And the problem is that life cannot always be...
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Video: Dancing Tango Under the Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

In the historic center of Athens the Acropolis Museum welcomed this August’s full moon on Saturday, August 29, with a special Tango event under...

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