x

Politics

The Hellenic Dancers of NJ Taverna Night on April 7

March 7, 2019

HOLMDEL, NJ – The Hellenic Dancers of NJ (HDNJ) holds its 2019 Taverna Night performance on Sunday, April 7, 3 PM at Holmdel High School, 36 Crawfords Corner Road in Holmdel.

The two-part stage performance, “A Journey through the Aegean,” will focus on dances of the Aegean Islands for part one, and present a specially curated “pikilia” of dances from throughout Greece in part two. Evolving since antiquity, the dances of the Aegean are noted for their smooth, springy steps, and their use of the violin and lyra in their musical composition.

The HDNJ dancers and instructors have been busy this year attending dance conferences and completing research in an effort to add “new” traditional dances to the HDNJ repertoire, in order to further their mission to preserve and perform the traditional folk dances of Greece.

Proceeds from HDNJ’s Annual Taverna Night support the all-volunteer 501 (c) 3 nonprofit with general operating expenses such as insurance, travel, and wardrobe up-keep.

The HDNJ has been dedicated to researching and performing the traditional folkdances of Greece for 47 years. The organization has taught three generations of Greek-Americans from all over New Jersey the dances of their ancestors, and has continued to nurture the dancers’ love for their culture. In its 47 years of existence, HDNJ has performed throughout the United States, as well as up and down the East Coast, in an effort to perpetuate our heritage, and bring this traditional art form to the American public.

Tickets are available for advanced purchase, as well as at the door the day of the performance.

More information is available by phone: 908-300-0260 and online: hellenicdancersofnj.org.

RELATED

ATHENS - A regulation in an omnibus bill will allow repatriated Greeks from Albania and the former Soviet Union to receive full national pensions, Labor and Social Protection Minister Kostis Hatzidakis said during a discussion in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.

Video

Mitsotakis Addresses Boston College Graduation Ceremony

BOSTON - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke at the 146th graduation ceremony of Boston College, held on Monday.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.