Spend an evening learning to swing and sway to the lively sounds of traditional Greek folk music as you uncover the movements behind "Kalamatianos" and "Syrtos". Enjoy careful instruction from your entertaining teachers and then recharge with a tasty dinner of authentic Greek specialties.
It is very probable that you have watched the film Zorba the Greek on television. But even if you have not seen it, perhaps you have felt the urge to learn a traditional Greek dance or the need to experience an original Greek feast. Prepare to discover the Zorba inside you and learn the steps of your favorite Greek folk dance!
After meeting our local guide at the Acropolis Metro Station, you will have a 10-minute walk in the most beautiful Athenian road, Dionisiou Aeropagitou Street.
Our professional dance instructor will be waiting for you in a beautiful private place where the dance lesson will take place. Through a fun and simple process, with the help of your instructor, you will be introduced to the cultural importance of traditional Greek dances. You will find out how the differences between various kinds of dances were derived from and the philosophy of the people participating.
After the introduction, you will join the circle and follow the steps of popular dances like “kalamatianos” and “syrtos”. Last but not least, you will follow the vivid rhythm of the memorable “syrtaki”.
After all this dancing, you will probably feel hungry. What better time to enjoy a savory Greek meal in a traditional place with a view of the Acropolis while listening to live Greek music? Your local expert will lead you right to it! With the company of warmhearted local friends you will be enticed into an original Greek feast, or “glendi” in Greek. Prepare to eat well, to laugh, to drink delicious wine and to perform the dances you learnt earlier.
Enjoy the evening in a truly Greek way!