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Christos Papakostas Greek Dance Workshop
October 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20
GreekFeet is happy to have Dr. Christos Papakostas from Greece for a special two-hour Greek Dance Workshop. Please don’t miss this opportunity to join us to learn Greek dances from around Greece, concentrating on dance from Epirus.
Dr. Christos Papakostas is an assistant professor in the Department of Gymnastics and Dance, School of Physical Education & Sport Science of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He teaches theory and practice of Greek traditional dance. He graduated from the Department of Physical Education & Sport Science in Democritus University of Thrace at Komotini. He completed his doctoral dissertation in the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, dissertation title: “Dance/Music Identity and Difference: the case of Roma of Iraklia Serres.” He has worked as Temporary Lecturer or Assistant Professor at various universities in Greece. He has published several articles in scientific journals in Greece and abroad. He is a professional instructor of Greek traditional dances and has worked in many dance groups: Lykion ton Ellinidon Komotini, Thrace; Rhodope Xylagani Cultural Group of Thrace;Dance Group Palama Karditsa “Karagounides” of Thessaly; Lykion ton Ellinidon Drama, Macedonia; Center of Historical and Folklore Research Kardisa “Apollo” of Thessaly; Myrini Cultural Group Karditsa, Thessaly; Perama Ioannina Cultural Association, “The Cave” of Epiros. He also teaches Greek dancing workshops, seminars, and conferences throughout Greece and abroad in Europe, the USA and Canada. He has worked a teacher in traditional percussion in the Public High Schools of Music in Drama, Karditsa, Trikala and Ioannina. He is a member in various traditional/folk music bands and as collaborated with renowned folk musicians. Read more…
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