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The world of Greek dance

by Alkis Raftis


Preface by Prof. Gillian B Ottomley

Original edition by Fin Edawn, London, 1987


Reprinted by the  Dora Stratou Dance Theatre

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First printing: 1987

239 pages (16 in color) 24 x 16.5 cm

ISBN 960-7589-009

Original hardcover edition reprinted several times as softcover.



    The standard introduction to Greek dance, since 1985. The original edition in Greek has been translated to English, French, Italian, Polish. It has been used as required reading at universities, schools, workshops and classes on Greek traditional culture.

    With learned introductions to folk music and musical instruments, costumes, customs, history of dance from Ancient Greece till the present, plus guidelines for research.

    Includes complete directories of folk dance groups, musicians' cafés, village festivals, institutions, books, etc.





Friday the 24th. Alkis Raftis Personal website.