Sat, Mar 8th | 10:00 AM
Friday, February 22, 2013 ♦ 8:30 PM
4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000
The Global Dance Party is a new Friday night series offering an exciting opportunity to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each evening will feature a dance class followed by two hours of music from live bands or DJs in our brand new Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall.
Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society perpetuates the rich history and traditions of Greek folk dances and music, performing a wide variety of mainland and island dances in authentic costumes that are representative of these regions and are one-of-a-kind in the Chicago area. Orpheus has performed extensively in the US, Canada and in Greece, in venues ranging from the 1994 World Cup opening ceremony in Soldier Field to the Pan-Macedonian Convention in Thessaloniki, Greece and at the Herod Theater foot at the Acropolis.
Workshop session will include folk dances from the Greek islands as well as the Greek mainland regions of Peloponnese, Macedonia and Thraki. Live music and songs by the Orpheus Music Ensemble featuring a wide range of folk instruments and styles.