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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! 

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, this Sunday was Palm Sunday, and a big group of professional and amateur dancers wearing...

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 beginning of the tourist season in the cosmopolitan island and it aims to show that...

Greek and Turkish Folk Dances With Common Origins, Still Popular Today

Many Greek folk dances go way back to the days of the Byzantine Empire, and as a result are still very popular among Turkish people, says a Daily Sabah report. Today, when Turks refer to Greek dance, the focus is...