Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Mar 13th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Olimpia Zica “Marică, feată armână” (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 2005) —This is an Arumân (Vlach ethnic group from northern Greece/southern Albania - the language is similar to Romanian) singer whose family moved to Romania from southern Albania
Hekuran Xhamballi “Valle Pogonishtë from Myzeqe”
from Kaba & Valle d'Albanie (Al Sur 2000) —"Pogonishtë" (Pogonissios in Greek) refers to a 4-measure dance commonly done in the entire area, on both sides of the border. The name refers to the town of Pogoni, now in Greece
irini Qirjako “Barbaro Vasiliko”
from Sorke Moj (Elrodi) —in Greece this would be called a sta tria, and, in fact the singer is of the Greek minority living in Albania. see YouTube for more of her vocals and "scenery"
irini Qirjako “Potpuri Gjirokastrite”
from Sorke Moj (Elrodi) —The "Gjirokastër" of the title refers the fabulous town of southern Albania that still has a store of astounding multi-storied stone merchant's houses. The name comes from the Greek "Argirokastron" - "silver fortress"
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