Metropolis of Boston Youth Dance Group

Crete

Ionian Islands
Crete

Crete united with Greece in 1913. This island's people are historically known for their heroism and bravery. Their music is distinctively fast and their steps are small and controlled. The Cretan lyra is the principal instrument and is typically accompanied by violi and lavouto.

DANCES:

  • Pentozali
  • Malevisiotikos
  • Haniotikos
  • Laziotikos
  • Sousta.
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Updated on July 22, 2006