Ocean City Greek Festival

We are thrilled about our second annual road trip to the Ocean City Greek Festival in Ocean City, Maryland! If you’re in the area, please join us on Saturday, July 27th for three performance sets. Details to follow.

Ipswich Greek Festival

Join us for our two annual performances at the annual Ipswich Greek Festival! We are performing on Sunday, July 14th, from 3:00-3:30 p.m. and 5:00-5:30 p.m.

Announcing the BLE Dance Troupe’s Summer 2018 repertoire

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

BLE receives donation of 8 authentic Florina attires

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

Summer Fun: Upcoming Dance Practice Schedule

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

Spring/Summer Dance List

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

Traditional Dances of Kalymnos

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

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