Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou - Cappadocia, Farasa
Music program, Television, ERT, 1977
“Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou” (“Musiko Odiporiko me ti Domna Samiou”) was a television series researched and presented by Domna Samiou and broadcast by Greek National Television in 1976-1977. Each episode was dedicated to the music and dance tradition of a different area of Greece.
This episode is dedicated to the musical tradition of Farasa in Cappadocia. Domna Samiou meets the refugees from Farasa settled in Platy village in Macedonia and discusses with them about their lives both in Cappadocia and now in Greece. She also gives a comprehensive review of the history, geography, mythology and folk tradition of Farasa and Cappadocia, while she presents songs and dances of the area.
Apart from the other songs and dances presented in the episode the Handkerchief dance, accompanied by lyrics [watch the video in Multimedia section and the song Handkerchief dance in our list of songs].
Averkios Karamouratidis and Trifonia Kouleridou dance. "Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou - Cappadocia, Farasa", Greek National Television (ERT), 1977