Episode 11: Κρητικά (Crete)

Balkan Hotspot Radio
Episode 11: Κρητικά (Crete)
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Traditional Greek Music Radio Podcast

In the first episode of Αγάπη, Τσίπουρο, Μπουζούκι & Roll we focused on the literary-musical tradition of Ερωτόκριτος. We now return to the island of myths and legends, the land of Minos and the Minotaur – the beautiful and mysterious Crete! However, this time we will have a broader look at Κρητικά, Cretan traditional music. And we count with the help of Νίκος Κατσιρντάκης, dance teacher at Σύλλογος Δωδεκανησίων Φοιτητών Θεσσαλονίκης, to explore the labyrinths of Crete!

Song list (by order of appearance):


Additional material for extra-curious listeners:

Traditional dances from Crete:
Explore the Minoan culture

Other episodes:

Post Author: Bernardo Guerra Machado

It has been 24 years of having dense, made in Portugal eyebrows. Despite not being able to drink from champagne flutes due to his big nose, he has recently concluded a master in Evolution and Human Behaviour. Feels passionate about gathering unexpected stories and understanding the process of learning a new culture.

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