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March 10th has been designated as the annual International Bagpipe Day. in various parts of the world players and lovers of the pipes celebrate their traditions. We invite all those…
Musician Phil Cunningham has a dream: to explore the unique history of the bagpipes throughout various parts of the globe and compose a piece of music reflecting the instruments many…
Phil Cunningham, Scotland's famous folk accordion player and director Moss O' Brien visited La Ponta in July 2014 for their interest in the tsabouna for the new two-part series "Pipe…
A rare colored American film of '47 for Greek antiquities, with a strong element of folklor. In 1947 the American School of Classical Studies at Athens commissioned the production of…
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 05:12

Flying Over Greece

A magical tour -in HD- flying over Greece. Starting from Athens, we will travel to unique places exploring Greek islands scattered in the brilliant blue of the Aegean, ancient ruins,…
Saturday, 17 January 2015 01:23

Tsabouna from Syros Island

Tsabouna songs from Syros with Iosif Printezis Iosif Printezis is the guardian of the tradition of tsabouna in Syros Island. He teaches tsabouna at the island of Syros
Traditional tune and dance from the Dodecanese and more specifically the island of Patmos. This is an intense and vivid dance, called "Sousta". Although this dance is found in almost…
By Foteini Tyraski When i frist watvhed a TV program, reffering to the Greek Language Code, it was a revelation for me. Everything i heard, was so familiar, not because…
A Visual Journey into the olive groves of Creta For more info
How can several pieces of music sound familiar and accessible to different geographical regions? Ross Daly, a real resident of the world, initiates us into the fascinating paths of modal…
Saturday, 15 November 2014 10:07

New Trilogy by Vangelis part I: Arrival (Video)

The first of a trio of music videos released by ESA to celebrate the first ever attempted soft landing on a comet by ESA's Rosetta mission.
Friday, 07 November 2014 05:16

Tsabouna:Mihalis Alibertis (video)

In this documentsry Frantzeskos Fatouros shows the tradition of tsabouna of the village of Komiaki at Naxos island...The piper MIhalis Alibertis is one of the guardians of the tradition...
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Monday, 22 September 2014 16:20

Karyatids (Video)

Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:37

Throwing Light on Homer's Ithaca (Video)

Today's Ithaca is the Ithaca of the Odyssey and of Homer. The Ithaca of Pre-history and of History. It can be identified by the location of two places of worship…
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