Pontiaka Music Playlist
Pontian music, also known as Pontiaka, was created by the Greeks of the Pontus region. The music is played by a Kementze (Lyra), Daouli (drum) and often a flute or fife and sung in the Pontian dialect. This dialect is deeply rooted in the Ancient Greek language and remains a dialect still used today.
Pontiaka music is a form of story telling. Through traditional music, the Pontian culture and history was preserved for future generations. Dance also plays a big part in the Pontian culture. Popular dances such as the Kotsari, Tik and Serra are still danced at gatherings and festivals today.
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Here are the songs and tracks that are part of our Pontiaka Music Playlist:
- “Karalazos by Petros Gaitanos”
- “Tha apoxorioiumai t’arni by Stelios Nikolaidis”
- “Xoui Xoui by Stelios Nikolaidis”
- “Ego tha pero liritzi by Pela Nikolaidou”
- “Osimeron i Pantreia Stelios Nikolaidis”
- “Peino kai trogo aimata by Xrusanthos”
- “Patrida M’araevo se by Stelios Kazantzidis”
- “Kortsopon peeie me t’onema s’ by Stelios Nikolaidis ”
- “O Feggon by Stelios Nikolaidis”
- “Kotsari by Mp. Kemanetzidis”
- “Pontiako Prosklitirio Stelios Kazantidis”
- “Parthen h Romania by K. Alexandredis – G. Amarantidis”
- “Tsambasin by Stelios Kazantzidis”
- “Soumela len thn Panagia by Chysanthos”
- “Purixios – Sera Organiko”
- “Etairon kai h Lygeri by Alexis Parxaridis”
- “H Kor’ epyen sou parxar by G. Ioannidis”
- “Seranta mhla by Pela Nikolaidou”
- “Ada son kosmon apapo by Katerina Papadopoulou”
- “Omal by G. Amarantidis”
- “Ti Trixas to gefur by G. Ioannidis”
- “Trygona by Alexis Parxaridis”
- “Tik by G. Amarantidis”
- “Ti Thalassas to neron by Alexis Parxaridis”
- “Galean poultson t’alogo’s by G. Amarantidis
- “I Mana en Kruon Neron by Petros Gaitanos”
- “Gourban s eson theleman by Pela Nikolaidou – B. Kemanetzidis”
- “Ela Poullim as makra by Matthaios Tsaxouridis”
- “Alarotos Sevtalis by Mathaios Tsaxouridis”
- “I Sevta s’ki metrietai by K. Tsaxouridis”
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