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Yiannis Konstantinou: Macedonian Dance Workshop
September 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am - September 21, 2014 @ 1:00 am
The Sons & Daughters of Alexander the Great Present:
Macedonian Greek Dance Workshop
Featuring Yiannis Konstandinou
Saturday September 20, 2014
Workshop: 10am-3pm (Registration 9:45am)
Greek Night: 9pm
Greek American Political Club
Workshop:$30 ($40 at the door)
Glendi:$10 ($15 at the door)
Package(Workshop & Glendi):$35
Come Join us on September 20, 2014 for an all day dance workshop and a night filled with live music and dancing!!
To learn more and to purchase tickets – visit the event website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yiannis-konstantinou-macedonian-dance-workshop-tickets-12521914383
About Yiannis Konstantinou
Yiannis Konstantinou, an internationally recognized teacher and researcher of Greek Macedonian Dances, comes to Boston to join the Sons & Daughters of Alexander the Great Greek Dance Troupe to share their passion in keeping the traditions of Greek Macedonian music and dance alive.
Yiannis is the current president of the highly respected dance association “Lygkistes” which has performed extensively throughout Europe including the prestigious Llangollen International Dance competition where the group took second place from 120 competitors. Yiannis also served as the artistic director and instructor for Lykeion Ellinidion Florinas, teaching over 200 dancers of all ages on a weekly basis, as well as teaching at the Cultural Associations of Agios Panteleimonias, Kelli, Simos Ioannidis and Sitaria.
Since 2013, Yiannis has organized a series of weekend seminars with teachers such as himself, who throughout their lives has immersed themselves in culture, traditions music and dance of their respective regions for leaders of Greek dance associations interested in understanding the cultural, social and historical context of the dances they are performing, upon completion, participants receive a certificate from the University of West Macedonia.
Yiannis is married to Ira Koloni, who also teaches in Athens and Florina and along with their two children Xenia 18 and Simos 12, share the love of Greek dance and music in order to pass the traditions to the future generations.