A beautiful evening was experienced by those of us who were at the Old Town Hall of Drapetsona on Wednesday, 27.09.2023, in the framework of the 1st Gaia Attica Festival 2023 – New Institutions. In the event “Tradition & Attica Earth”, we came close to beloved traditions, sounds and flavors of our land in a celebration dedicated to Attica Earth.
The musical band of G. Kotsinis, special gastronomic delicacies and the local cultural associations, welcomed us in a celebration of Greek intangible cultural heritage.
Event Video: tradition & Attica | A celebration dedicated to Attica
The evening was accompanied by music from leading masters of our folk tradition with a wide repertoire from all over Greece:
Kostas Kikilis on the violin
On the clarinet George Kotsinis
Thomas Konstantinou on oud and lute
On percussion, Manousos Klapakis
George Skordalos on the lyre of Crete and singing
Christos Davris on the Cretan lute
The dance groups of local cultural clubs that took the lead in the celebration were:
– The Cretan Association of Keratsini – Drapetsona “the Arkadi”
– The Cretan Association of Nice – Korydallos
– The Epirus Association of Piraeus
– Τhe Cretan Dance Association Apteraioi
While the Cultural Association Chrysalis welcomed the audience with its unique handmade crafts.