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Παρουσίαση Πνευματικού Κέντρου

 

Φάκελος υποψηφιότητας για τη διεκδίκηση της
Ευρωπαϊκής Πολιτιστικής Πρωτεύουσας
Ιωάννινα-Ήπειρος 2021
(αγγλική έκδοση)

Φάκελος υποψηφιότητας για τη διεκδίκηση της
Ευρωπαϊκής Πολιτιστικής Πρωτεύουσας
Ιωάννινα-Ήπειρος 2021
(ελληνική έκδοση)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Traditional Dances

CULTURAL CENTER OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF IOANNINA ,GREECE
DEPARTMENT OF TRADITIONAL DANCES

The Folk Dance Department of the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Ioannina(Greece) was founded in 1984.

The Folk Dance Department aims in recording, developing and reproducing the popular tradition, such as musical and dancing tradition and in connecting these elements along with the human activities.

One generation passes the morals, the legends and the stories, the triumphs and the memories to the next generation by the dancing and the singing. In this procedure the Folk Dance Department interferes in a dynamic and certain way acting either on its own or cooperating with other Folk Art and Dance Groups. It is also a member of international organizations.

Its 300 dancers perform 500 dances and 180 songs, and reenact 45 events from 35 regions all over Greece (Ioannina, Zagori, Pogoni, Syrrako, Zitsa, Vovoussa, Metsovo, Xirovouni, Konitsa etc), areas of Crete, Pontos, Macedonia, East Romylia, Thrace, the Aegean Sea Islands, Asia Minor etc. Local dances (Sirtaki, Zorbas ) are presented too.
The Folk Dance Department has given performances for more than 550 times both in Greece and in various countries in Europe, U.S.A, Africa and Asia, (Lithuania, Turkey, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria, Albania, Cyprus, Italy, Belgium, Switcher land, Libya, Israel, U.S.A. –New York, Boston).
The greatest time of its history was the International Competitive Festival in Lithuania, in 2009, where the dancers obtained the 1st place and the gold prize for their dancing, and the 3rd place along with the bronze medal for their singing.
Every year its dancers perform in honour of the President of the Greek Democracy and the Department has cooperated with almost all the Greek TV stations.
President of the Cultural Center of Ioannina Council is Mr.Moissis Elissaf.
Teachers are the Physical Education teachers Mr. Ilias Gartzonikas, Mr. Nikos Noussias and Mr. Vasilis Raptis.
Musicians: Mr. Thomas Chaliyiannis
                 Mr. Diamadis Papanastasiou
Secretary:  Mr. George Barboutis

Διεύθυνση
Αγίας Μαρίνας 55, 45221, Ιωάννινα.
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