The BLE is looking forward to performing at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral’s Glendi in Manchester, NH again this year – the 40th anniversary of Glendi! Performance times are 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.
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Magda, how long have you been involved with Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre and the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon? I’ve been part of the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre organization for almost 20 years now. I became a student in 2000, joined the company as an apprentice in 2005, and became a full company member in 2006. I … Continued
One of the hallmarks of the BLE dance troupe is that every summer, we choose two different regions of Greece to spotlight in our performances through music, dance & attire. We are excited to announce that our featured regional traditions for summer 2018 are Thrace, and Asia Minor and the Northeast Aegean islands! Our Asia Minor and Northeast … Continued
In Greek tradition, it is Saint Basil – Ai-Vasilis – who brings gifts to children on his feast day, January 1st. Always true to tradition, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon also received a visit from Ai-Vasili this New Year’s – along with a generous gift from the Folklife & Ethnological Museum of Macedonia-Thrace. The museum donated … Continued
We hope everyone is having a great summer! Due to upcoming vacations, please note that we’ve made some changes to our practice calendar. Open practices on Saturday, July 29th and Saturday, August 12th will be canceled. All other practices will proceed as scheduled. Join us at the Greek-American Political Club (288 Green St., Cambridge, MA) … Continued
The BLE Dance Troupe is already working on our spring/summer 2017 repertoire. Some of the dances we are researching and thinking about performing are: Márena Tikféskino Divarátikos Bállos, Kephaloniá
Kalymnos, like many of the Aegean islands, looks to the sea more than to the land. The two most popular dances, Sousta and Issos, reflect this maritime orientation – the dancers bob up and down like boats tied up in the harbor, moving their feet like the tides as the line of dance goes in … Continued