Synonyms for sirtaki or Related words with sirtaki
Examples of "sirtaki"
is a relatively new, choreographed version of hasapiko.
is the eighth studio album by Mango, released in 1990.
() is a 1966 Greek musical film directed by George Skalenakis.
This song is in Just Dance 2015 and is renamed Epic
Giorgos Provias () is a Greek dancer, actor and choreographer, the creator of the staple Greek "folk" dance
Jean Vassilis (alias Jacques suissa) added to the original choreography to promote the movie Zorba the Greek in France and named the dance
Immigrant Greek music also includes music from Greek islands the Nisiotika and the famous dance
with well-known artists like Yiannis Parios etc.
is danced in a line or circle formation with hands held on neighbours' shoulders. Line formation is more traditional. A similar choreography was featured in Just Dance 2015.
Basil and Zorba sit by the shore to eat roasted lamb for lunch. Zorba pretends to tell the future from the lamb shank, saying that he foresees a great journey to a big city. He then asks Basil directly when he plans to leave, and Basil replies that he will leave in a few days. Zorba declares his sadness about Basil's imminent departure to England and tells Basil that he is missing madness. Basil asks Zorba to teach him to dance. Zorba teaches him the
and Basil begins to laugh hysterically at the catastrophic outcome. The story ends with both men enthusiastically dancing the
on the beach.
or syrtaki () is a popular dance of Greek origin, choreographed by Giorgos Provias for the 1964 film "Zorba the Greek". It is a recent Greek folkdance, and a mixture of the slow and fast versions of the hasapiko dance. The dance and the accompanying music by Míkis Theodorakis are also called Zorbá's dance, Zorbas, or "the dance of Zorba".
The most known Greek dance and rhythm is hasapikos. It is originated in the Middle Ages as a battle mime with swords, adopted by the Byzantine military. In Greek it was called μακελλάριος χορός ("makellarios horos"). Hasapiko served as one of the bases for the
and it is danced all over Greece.
In September 2012 Rashit has won Oskar Kokoschka prize after taking part in the symposium “Atelier an Der Donau” in Pochlarn, Austria. His work “
” is exhibited as part of the permanent collection in the Museum of Oskar Kokoschka in Austria.
The film was shot on location on the Greek island of Crete. Specific locations featured include the town of Chania, the Apokoronas region and the Akrotiri peninsula. The famed scene in which Quinn's character dances the
was filmed on the beach of the village of Stavros.
Music of Thessaly is the music of the geographic and historical region of Thessaly () in Greece. Folk dances from Thessaly are slow and stately, and include: Kalamatianos, Thessalikos, Dionysiakos, koftos,
, Kalamatiano, Tsamikos, kleistos, kangeli, gaitanaki, tsamikos, Pilioritikos, svarniara, sta tria, karagouna, Kleistos, zeibekiko, Rougatsiarikos, Tsamiko of Deskati, antikrystos and galanogalani.
"Min Orkizesai" (; English: "Don't take an oath") is a pop song performed by Greek singer/songwriter Eleftheria Arvanitaki with lyrics by Nikos Moraitis. The song was produced for Arvanitaki's greatest hits compilation "Dinata 1986-2007" and was released as the album's first single. "Min Orkizesai" is a cover version of "Come Mona Lisa" by the Italian singer Mango, from the album "
The name "sirtáki" comes from the Greek word syrtos - from σύρω (τον χορό), which means "drag (the dance)" -, a common name for a group of traditional Cretan dances of so-called "dragging" style, as opposed to pidikhtos (πηδηχτός), a hopping or leaping style. Despite that,
incorporates both syrtos (in its slower part) and pidikhtós (in its faster part) elements.
Cyprus is an independent country, currently contested between the Republic of Cyprus and the internationally unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Cyprus includes a variety of classical, folk and popular genres. Cypriot folk music is similar to the folk music of Greece and includes dances like
, syrtos, tatsia, antikristos and zeimbekiko.
Each year he engages top musicians, singers and dancers of Greece for a “
– Tour” through Austria. Austrian people are really deeply in love with Greek music and so there were a lot of television-recordings such as e.g. “
on the Danube”, “The Greeks in Graz” and live-recordings of his concerts. But he is not only engaging Greek musicians for Austria, he, too, has arranged a “Viennese Evening” in Thessaloniki. He organised a manifold programme which showed the plenty of music of Vienna with opera, operetta, Viennese melodies, popular music of violins, guitars and concertina and the famous musicals of “Vienna’s theatre”. Greek Television, which recorded the concert, has shown the “Viennese Evening” seven times.
Other notable records are "
" (1990), from which famous singles such as the title-track, "Nella mia città" and "Come Monna Lisa" were extracted, and "Come l'acqua" (1992), known for the song "Mediterraneo". The album featured the involvement of musicians like drummer Manu Katché and bassist Pino Palladino. Around this time, Mango also recorded three albums in Spanish: "Ahora" (1987), "Hierro y Fuego" (1988) and a Spanish version of "
" (1991). On 30 April 1988 the single "Flor de Verano", Spanish version of "Bella d'estate" from "Ahora", peaked at number #1 on the Spain's Los 40 Principales. Mango participated at the 1995 Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Dove vai", accompanied by world musician Ayub Ogada.
He was one of the most recognized Greek musicians of all times, working in the Greek cinema of those years with stars such as Aliki Vouyouklaki. He appeared in many Greek film productions, and his compositions used in many, one of the most famous being "Siko Horepse
". He also worked with famous Greek composers, such as Manos Hadjidakis in 1959, and there after collaborated with various leading Greek musicians such as Theodorakis, Stavros Xarchakos and many others.
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