Indian Foreign Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj congratulates Greek singer Kostas Kalaitzis

Greek singer Kostas Kalaitzis was recently invited by the Government of India to participate in the celebration of the world’s greatest religious celebration, the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj (Allahabad). On this occasion, he met with the Foreign Minister of India, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj, who listened to the Greek singer interpreting the popular songs of Mira …

Epidaurus Lyceum – International Summer School on Ancient Drama

July 2- 16, 2019. Applications are now open! The Epidaurus Lyceum is an international summer school of ancient drama studies and practice located in the area of ancient Epidaurus. The treatment of ancient drama as a contemporary performative form has only come about in the last 60 years or so. This treatment focused on how …

Kristi Stassinopoulou – Nama Namaste

Indo-Greek song, kirtan style: Nama Namaste Music: Stathis Kaliviotis. Lyrics: Kristi Stasinopoulou From the album “Taxidoscope“ Singer and lyricist Kristi Stassinopoulou, a native Athenian, active on Greece’s alternative music scene for many years, and her longtime collaborator, composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist Stathis Kalyviotis, former of the first Greek punk group in the early 80s, are …

Concert with Indian ragas and bharata natyam dance for the Winter solstice in Athens

Celebration of the Winter Solstice with compositions and improvisations in Indian classical music by “Ichor”: Dimitris Roumeliotis – sitar, Leonardo Zada – percussion, Danae Roumelioti -violin, and Lydia Roumelioti – canonaki. Classic Indian Dance Bharata Natyam: Christina Markopoulou. On Saturday 22 December at 21.00 At “Baraka ~ The Road of Dance” (54, Herakleidon str, Thessio, …

Indian Classical & Experimental Music with Iasonas Psarakis at Eilisos Theater

Two Indian Classical & Experimental Music performances with Iasonas Psarakis Fridays December 21 & 28, 2018, 9:30 pm Eilissos Theater ( 3 Aglaonikis str. & 40 Vouliagmenis str. (Metro Acropolis or Fix) Entry 10 euro with a drink Iasonas Psarakis is a Greek born sitarist presently based in Shantiniketan, Kolkata, India. He is practicing music …

Indian PM Narendra Modi praises Greek singer for excellent performance of Gandhi’s favorite song

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shared a music video on YouTube and Twitter  of Greek singer Kostas Kalaitzis’ performance of “Vaishnav Jan To” – one of the favorite songs of Mahatma Gandhi. “Presenting, ‘Vaishnava Jana To’ by Konstantinos Kalaitzis, using Greek folk instruments, Klarino and Cretan Lyre. #Gandhi150,”Modi wrote on the headline of his tweet. …

Baul music and songs with Satyananda Das & Hori Dasi in Athens

The Underflow – Record Store & Art Gallery (39 Kallirois str. Athens) presents at its premises a live baul music performance with Satyananda Das & Hori Dasi on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9 pm. Ticket: 10 euro Satyananda Das is a Baul singer, musician, dancer and composer from West Bengal, India. He is known for …