Erotokritos by Hainides music band,
ki omos kineitai dance circus collective ,
A Greek festival production. Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Music- dance performance.
A seminal work in the history of Greek literature and of 17th-century Crete, Erotokritos by Vitsentzos Kornaros is possibly the last surviving work referencing the great folk tradition of Greek rhapsodists. Two gurus of Cretan music, the mystic lyre-player Psarantonis and Dimitris Apostolakis of the Hainides band, take on Erotokritos in a mixed-media performance that rallies the talents of acrobats, doffs its cap to medieval folk fetes and introduces the term “singing narration.” The Hainides band, in full growth, is joined by the “ki omos kineitai” group .