Sunday , August 1 2021

Greece:- Celebrating with children’s voices (Video included)

Greece is celebrating its 157th anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands. Of course Zakynthos is celebrating too. Our National poet Dionysios Solomos, a Zakynthian devoted his time and effort writing and his master piece is that of “Hymn to Liberty”. the first two stanzas along with the music that was set by Nicolaos Mantzaros are now the Greek and Cypriot national Anthem.

In the video below we see 6 children’s choirs performing honouring today’s celebrations
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Main photo :- https://www.polyphonikipatras.gr/

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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