Entertainment & Special Events

Greek Music & Dancing!

Friday, June 3rd
5:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 8:00
Saturday, June 4th
12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 8:00 PM

Free Greek Dance Lessons!

With audience participation following each dance exposition!
Dance Director: Nikki Totorica and her dance Troupe:
The Greek Mediterranean Dancers

Featuring the Greek Dances..

Hasapiko – Comes from the union of butchers in Constantinople – it has become the best known Greek dance since the movie “Zorba the Greek”.

Pentozali – Originally from Crete – the name comes from the Greek words “pente” and”zala” which means five steps.

Cretan Syrto – The syrtos and kalamatianos use the same dance steps, but the syrto is in 4/4 time and the kalamatiano is in 7/8 time, organized in a slow (3 beat), quick (2 beat), quick (2 beat) rhythm.

Kalamatianos – The name comes from a song about Kalamata – the first area to be liberated in the Greek Revolution of 1821

Maleviziotiko – originally from Crete, is a light and jumpy dance, and extremely cardiovascular.

Karsilamas (couples dance) – is a Greek folk dance found in the region of Macedonia. The term “karsilamas” comes from the Turkish word “karsilama” meaning “face to face greeting”

Zorba’s Dance – Epitomizes the Greek sentiment, no matter what happens, dance & enjoy life! Loved by young & old alike and memorialized by Anthony Quinn in the movie Zorba the Greek this ends the night with fun for everyone!

Boise Greek Food Festival

Sts Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

2618 W. Bannock St.
Boise, ID, 83702

If you have any questions, let us know.


P: 208-761-6087

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