OPA! Embracing the Greek Culture Through Dance
Exhibit Code: OUT-023
Zone: The Think Tank
Location: Outside (OUT/000) - Stage 2
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Age Group: All Ages
What is Greek dancing? Greek dancing is a tradition that is unique in due to that it is an old tradition that survived hundreds of years of change. The country of Greece is one of the few places in Europe where the day-to-day role of folk dance is sustained. The dances have not changed; the island dances and the mainland dances have not changed nor has the music that accompanies the dances. Greek dancing is a cultural experience everyone can enjoy everyday. Greek dancing is done at numerous occasions throughout the year. And there are over a hundreds of traditional folk dances. From one performance, one can learn about the Greek culture through dance.
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