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Pentozali, the Gravity-Defying Traditional Dance of Crete

Pentozali is a gravity-bending traditional dance from Crete, where traditional ways of life still hold strong in many areas of the island.

When Women Started Dancing Zeibekiko

The Greek dance Zeibekiko is one of the country's most iconic dances, and although women do dance Zeibekiko, it is considered to be highly masculine. Although Zeibekiko was once strictly a man’s dance, women have begun to take part in...

The Magic of Greek Dancing: Greece’s Greatest Traditional Dances

Thursday is International Dance Day and how better to celebrate than by discovering five of the most popular Greek dances! 

Russia’s Zakharova Joins in with Ballet Dancing the Zebeikiko

The Russian National Ballet at Kostroma performed the greek dance Zeibekiko in front of an official representative of the Foreign Ministry of Russia.

“Let’s Go Greek” Festival in Sydney Provides a Taste of Hellenic Culture

The Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Parramatta, a western district of Sydney, hosted its annual "Let's Go Greek" Festival on Sunday, September 9, attracting over 20,000 visitors who enjoyed a fun day of Greek food, culture, music, and...

Greek PM Tsipras Returns to Roots, Dances Kangelari at the Village [video]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, having learned from last summer's mistakes, chose to vacation in a traditional Greek way rather than on a businessman's luxury yacht as had been the case just 12 months ago. On Tuesday, he was photographed dancing at a traditional Greek...

400 Dancers at the Port of Mykonos [video]

The locals of Mykonos prepared to welcome their first visitors for the Easter vacations with a unique spectacle on Sunday, on day before the beginning of Holy Week. On Sunday morning, April 24, more than 400 amateur dancers of various...

Greek Community Throws Hit Party During Greek Glendi

Canberra’s Greek community showcased its rich culture and diversity last Sunday during the 18th annual Greek Glendi street party at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival. The event exceeded all expectations, attracting more people than any year before, while painting...

Greek-Australians Preparing to Celebrate Australia Day

Australia Day is celebrated on January 26 marking the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur...

The Simpsons Go Greek for One Episode [Video]

At the moment, the Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, as well as the longest-running animated program on American television. For its 584th episode, the tenth episode of the show's 27th season, the characters got in touch with their...