The award-winning ST KATHERINE GRECIAN ODYSSEY DANCERS
perform a suite of traditional folk dances from various regions in Greece

The award-winning ST KATHERINE GRECIAN ODYSSEY DANCERS perform a suite of traditional folk dances from various regions in Greece

Friday

6pm PRIMARIES

630pm INTERMEDIATES (The island of Kythira)

730pm SENIORS (Aegean Islands)

830pm INTERMEDIATES (The island of Corfu)

930pm SENIORS (The Western region of Thrace)

Saturday

130pm PRIMARIES

2pm INTERMEDIATES (The island of Amorgos)

430pm SENIORS (Kefalonia)

6pm PRIMARIES

630pm INTERMEDIATES (Ieperos)

8pm SENIORS (The Southern island of Crete)

9pm SENIORS (Techno)

Sunday

1230pm PRIMARIES

1pm ALL DANCE GROUPS

230pm INTERMEDIATES (The island of Kythira)

3pm SENIORS (Aegean Islands)

Maleviziotikos Dance of Crete - 2012

High school & College performers from the Grecian Odyssey Dance Troupe dance the energizing Cretan Maleviziotikos at the 2012 St Katherine Greek Festival in Melbourne, Florida.  Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.  

 

Pentozali Dance of Crete - 2011

High school and college dancers at the 2011 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Festival in Melbourne, Florida execute fancy footwork as they perform the traditional Cretan Pentozali. Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.

 
 
 
 

Issos Dance of Kalymnos - 2014

The Grecian Odyssey Dancers from St Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne, FL perform Issos, a traditional dance from the island of Kalymnos, at the 2014 St Katherine Greek Festival. Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.  

 
 
 

Mpalos Kefalonias Dance of Kefalonia - 2012

The Grecian Odyssey Dancers are led in the lyrical Cephalonian dance “Mpalos Kefalonias” at the 2012 St Katherine Greek Festival in Melbourne, Florida.  Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.  

 
 
 

Tsamiko Dance of Greece (with acrobatic stunt) - 2011

The Grecian Odyssey Dancers from St Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne, FL perform the thoughtful Tsamiko, add a crowd-pleasing pyramid stunt to this traditional Greek dance in 2014. Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.  

 
 
 
 
 

Dance of Thrace (with live daouli drum) - 2011

Dance troupes like the Grecian Odyssey Dancers of St Katherine Greek Orthodox Church take pride in authenticity and are deeply committed to preserving traditional culture.  Their “Thraki” presentation draws from Greek, Thracian, Macedonian and Bulgarian traditions. The dancers in this video are accompanied by another playing a modern bolt-tuned version of a daouli (davul, dawul, tapan, tupan) which is a two-headed drum used prevalently in the folk music of many countries.  Video shot and produced by Jill Bazeley.