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Dance in the culture of Karpathos

 

Dance in the culture of Karpathos

 

by Marigoula Kritsioti and Alkis Raftis

 

Publisher: Dora Stratou Dance Theatre

Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, Greece

Tel. (30)210 324 4395, fax (30)210 324 6921

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Publication date: 2003

477 pages 24 x 17 cm

ISBN  960-7204-17-4

 

    An in-depth study of the dance as a social phenomenon by the two foremost dance researchers in Greece. Ten years of fieldwork in all the villages of the island, interviewing aged villagers who had taken part in the festivals, weddings and other celebrations in the old times when dance was a centrtal part of the culture.

Keywords:   Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos, dance ethnography, anthropology, sociology, field research, customs, etiquette, values, identity, evolution of the dance with time and external influences.

Saturday the 24th. Alkis Raftis Personal website.