This Greek Ballet will Have You Dancing & Shouting 'Opa!'
Based on the 1940s novel, Zorba The Greek is a ballet that tells the story of a young intellectual who escapes his life of dry books by meeting the charismatic and mysterious old man, Alexis Zorba.
Before Greek Culture, there Was Greek Nature...
Before Greek Culture, there Was Greek Nature... nature, photos, travel, landscapes, beautiful We all know the beaches, but do you know of the beauty inside the land of Greece?
This Greek Ballet Will Have You Shouting 'Opa!'
This Greek Ballet Will Have You Shouting 'Opa!' art Zorba the Greek is one of my favorite tunes, it really gets me in the dancing mood the way it builds up that riveting Greek tempo. And what ballet it inspires!
This Greek Island Paradise is a Gorgeous Place to Behold
Corfu is one of the most popular Greek summer islands, where many come for a terrific vacation. The island has a formidable old Venetian fortress that overlooks the sea and harks back to the 16th century.
Greek Mythology Is Filled With Fascinating Creatures
Greek mythology is filled with fascinating creatures. And we don’t just mean the Centaur, the Griffin, or the Minotaur. For example, did you know about the Lernean Hydra, the serpent-like monster? It was the offspring of Typhon and Echidna, and it had nine heads, one of which was immortal.
It's a Pleasure Watching This Couple Dance This Old Dance
Shag dancing is a form of swing dance that originated in the 1920s before becoming very popular in the 30s and 40s. Although its popularity has waned over the decades, shag dancing is far from dead. These talented young dancers want to show their stuff in the national shag competition!
So this is How a Day as an Ancient Greek Architect Was!
Ancient Greek architecture continues to enthrall the world even today. Why shouldn’t it? The Greeks have produced some of the most magnificent structures such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Parthenon, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Temple of Hera, among a host of others.
This Beautiful Dance Is One Unlike Any Other
The Japanese dance troupe 'Enra' combines light, music, and state-of-the-art technology in their wonderful performances. This particular performance entitled "Pleiades", the Greek name for the Seven Sisters star cluster, was directed by notable Japanese artist Nobuyuki Hanabusa.
Quiz: Can You Identify Roman Gods By Their Greek Names?
So it is little surprise that when the Romans came into power they used a lot of the knowledge first discovered by the Greeks, including a large part of their mythology. That is why the Roman and Greek gods are mostly the same, with different names.
Meet the 10 Most Dangerous Creatures from the Greek Myths
Greek mythology fascinates all of us. The remarkable world of legendary gods and goddesses has been the subject of popular culture for decades. However, the Greek myths also contain some amazing and terrifying monsters that are equally fascinating.
Quiz: Which of the Four Greek Personalities Are YOU?
Health Tip: Health Benefits of Love... quiz The ancient Greeks believed there are four main types of personality. Answer the following questions and find out which personality characterizes you!
The Amazing Light Dance!
This amazing dance group will wow you with a rarely seen light dance, in which the dancers make use of light suits and darkness to appear and disappear from the stage, with beautiful choreography , this dance is a rare sight! The Amazing Light Dance!
WATCH: Dance Combines With Light For a Spectacular Show
The Japanese dance troupe 'Enra' combines light, music and state-of-the-art technology in their wondrous performances. This performance entitled "Pleiades", or the Greek name for the Seven Sisters star cluster, was directed by notable Japanese artist Nobuyuki Hanabusa.
This Nuance Light Dance is Unlike Any Dance You've Seen
You may have seen many forms of dance, but I'll bet you've never seen something like this, mainly because you'd need a healthy dose of modern technology to give birth to this creation. Enjoy this incredible dance belonging to a breed of more and more numerous dances named: "Light Dance".
Words from Greek Philosopher Plato to Refresh Your Mind
Where other Greek philosophers preceding him sought to classify actions under certain labels, Plato’s goal was to realistically define them, and he did, with such key concepts as equality, justice, and beauty being his major contributions.
100 Years of Dance: a Visual of How Dance Culture Evolved
Dance is first and foremost a form of self-expression, and so it only makes sense that popular dance culture of a specific decade will be able to tell you something about the generation that created them.
Dancing With Dogs is So Much Better Than Regular Dancing...
It may sound weird at first, but dog dancing is becoming a favorite pastime with many animal lovers, who consider it almost a sport, made of equal parts discipline, hard work and great communication with your dog! These 10 top contestants will wiggle, jump and roll their way into your hearts!
Which Ancient Greek God Are You? Quiz Yourself!
Which Ancient Greek God Are You? Quiz Yourself quiz Which of the four ancient Greek archetypes do you belong to?
QUIZ: Which Greek god Are You?
The Greek gods often represent sides of humanity, sides of us. This quiz will attempt to test your mettle and see what kind of person you are, and what kind of Greek god most symbolizes you. Answer and take your place on Olympus...
These Greek Philosophy Quotes Can Really Make a Difference
The Ancient Greeks were incredibly wise people thanks to their amazing education and the curious habit of questioning everything. In many ways, they shaped the way we today see the world and our place within it.
The Dancing Bookcase - Beautiful!
The Dancing Bookcase - Beautiful! dancing, art, video, stop motion, bookcase The most musical and original bookcase you've ever seen, with the help of this wonderful stop-motion video!
Stunning Pictures Depicting the Stories of Greek Mythology
Greek mythology has always played a highly influential role in the development of culture and art. Greek mythological stories have served as the basis for numerous books, films, and other forms of media and entertainment.
QUIZ: Do You Know These English Words With Greek Roots?
So it is of little surprise that Greek also plays its fair share. Do you know what these Greek roots in English originally meant? Choose the Greek root for the English words we ask about in this quiz. Which of these Greek roots means "Star?"
Remember the Greek Gods? Let Us Renew Your Memory!
The world has seen many mythologies and legends, but few have captured our imagination like those of the ancient Greek pantheon.