Alkis Raftis is the president of the International Dance Council at UNESCO, Paris. He is an avid dance researcher, with an emphasis in the ethnographic study of traditional Greek dance. Raftis attended the Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival (FDF) for the first time in 1991 when it was held in Seattle, WA.
Throughout history, music has played a role in the creation of visual art – and vice versa. This month The Art of Music exhibit comes to the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park! From September 25th to February 07, 2016, you have an opportunity to experience a complex and thought-provoking exhibit that explores the relationship between music and art.
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The video above is an inspiring example of traditional Byzantine chanting. The choir of Simonopetra has published a series of collections that are renowned among Byzantine music enthusiasts. Agni Parthene, which translates to “O Pure Virgin,” is the most popular Byzantine chant and has earned the monastery widespread recognition.
“Seinfeld” – arguably the most “New York” comedy in recent television history – features several iconic restaurants that continuously bring in tourists and nostalgia fans alike. One memorable joint is Tom’s Restaurant, a Greek-American eatery known on the show as “Monk’s Café”.