Plataniotiko Nero

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Plataniotiko Nero is a syrtos style dance from the Island of Samos named after a village on the island called Platano and from the famous song on the island called "Το πλατανιώτικο νερό".[1] The song also comes from the village of Platanos on the island.[2] None of the other villages on the island have a distinct dance.


  1. ^ CD Track 6, 16 and 21 Title Samos Paihnidia kai Paihnidiatores: ΣΑΜΟΣ ΠΑΙΧΝΙΔΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΙΧΝΙΔΙΑΤΟΡΕΣ- Dimitris Zahariou
  2. ^ Raftis, Alkis "Encyclopedia of Greek Dance" Greek Dances Dora Stratou, 1995 pp 526