Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou - Eastern Crete
Music program, Television, ERT, 1976
“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 Eastern Crete. Through a comprehensive review of the area’s history, Domna Samiou presents songs and dances of the area.
Apart from the other songs and dances presented in the episode, you can watch here:
The ‘Embraced’ dance [watch the video in Multimedia section] performed by the musicians: Yannis Vardas playing the lyra, Minas Yachnakis playing the lute and Manolis Frangakis playing the davul.
Yannis Vardas sings and plays the lyra, Minas Yachnakis, lute and Manolis Frangakis, davul. Dance by locals of Kroustas village, Lasithi. "Musical Travelogue with Domna Samiou - Eastern Crete", Greek National Television (ERT), 1977