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Time for a Greek song! Posted by on Aug 29, 2019

Γεια σας! It is time to explore Greek music, so the topic of this post is Με γέλασαν τα πουλιά, a Greek folk song from Thrace (Θράκη). The version I chose to present is by Θανάσης Ζήκας (Thanasis Zikas) and Εύη Σεϊτανίδου (Evi Seytanidou), known as Καντινέλια (Kadinelia). If you ever have the chance…

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Frozen April in Greece Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

Δεν κάνει κρύο στην Ελλάδα. It’s not cold in Greece. These are the lyrics of a Greek song. Unfortunately, songs lie. The second week of April was windy, rainy and cold. It even snowed in the mountains of Attica, which is very unusual in this time of year. The weather got better in the weekend…

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5 Greek songs performed by foreigners Posted by on Nov 6, 2013

The modern Greek music reached its peak in the 50’s and the 60’s. Many famous performers, such as the Beatles, Edith Piaf and Milva, have interpreted some of the most popular Greek songs in their native language. Some other singers though, performed the songs in Greek.   Harry Bellafonte performed the song «Μες σ’ αυτή…

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