Zeibekiko

  

Zeibekiko (ζεϊμπέκικο) is a Greek improvisational solo dance. Its name comes from Zeybeks people of Asia Minor.
The dancer is surrounded by other people, who crouch on their knees whilst clapping the dancer. Throwing plates down at the dancers' feet remains a Greek custom. However, throwing flowers or whatever else the crowd can find that won't injure anyone (e.g. plastic plates) is becoming more common. It is the one of the most renowned Greek dances, and traditionally, was only performed by men. It is commonly referred to as the dance of dances, requiring incredible creativity, athleticism, and balance.
 

 
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