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Folk Dances with Live Music from Greece & Latvia
October 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We bring together two minorities of Helsinki and invite everyone to play and dance along their traditional music and dances.
Kaikukatu 4 B
17:00 – Welcoming words (by Pedro Aibéo)
17:15 – music/dances from Greece
18:00 – Break
18:15 – music/dances from Latvia
19:00 – End
This event is designed for everyone, previous experience is not required. Musicians or aspiring musicians are welcomed to join the musicians and play the traditional dance songs and how to perform music for the dances. Dancers will be invited to learn the steps and form of the dances by performing it together with live music.
All kinds of music instruments and dance levels are welcome. Just bring your instrument, voice and body!
This event is based on the events organized by the World Music School Helsinki which aim to connect the local cultural minorities through music and to teach through these music as a mother language.
We want to make sure that the event is safe for everyone. Do not come if you have any symptoms of coronavirus. These include for example fever, sore throat, cough and abdominal symptoms. Hand sanitizer is available at the event and remember the safe distances. Thank you for caring and welcome!
Audience numbers will be restricted and hygiene practices enhanced to keep customers safe. Read more: